"As I always say, don't move in silence" - Tray Clayton

Social Activist

Tray Clayton

Trayvone Clayton is a social activist born and raised in Uniacke Square, Halifax. Trayvone has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to uplifting youth in the African Nova Scotian community. 

His advocacy work has garnered recognition, including the 2019 Peace Medal from the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth, and two 2019 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards. 

Trayvone's dedication to combating sytematic racism and inequality is evident in his powerful accounts of confronting prejudice, including an incident at Parliament Hill in Ottawa. 

He continues to be a beacon of change, advocating for a more inclusive and just society for all.

Tray Clayton Standing outside in front of trees in halifax
peace medal with tray clayton, halifax chamber of commerce

Fun Facts

  • Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Criminology (Saint Mary's University)
  •  Minor in Social Justice and Community Studies
  • Founding Member of GameChangers902
  • University Athlete (Basketball)
  • First Recipient of the recipient Edna and Velma Thomas Kane Writers Award


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Trey is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


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Why you want to choose me?

"Choose me for your Building Culture Competency Workshop because I bring personal experiences and a genuine commitment to fostering change. I've faced and challenged racism firsthand, equipping me to guide others in Culturally Relevant Leadership. Together, we'll cultivate a workplace that champions diversity, inclusivity, and respect."