Barry Smith is known for his strong and confident public speaking skills, which he has used as a tour guide to the general public on Huronia grounds and at academic presentations about his institutional experience.
A fearless advocate who has long been comfortable speaking his mind, he has conducted consulting work at municipal, provincial, and federal levels, including for People First and Community Living Ontario. Barry brings a warmth to his presentation style given his sense of humour and fondness for communicating with youth about Huronia’s lived history.
My strength is my heart. I need to share that strength and share that heart to help end institutionalization.