He is a founding member of two non-profit organizations in Halifax, ACCE HFX, GameChangers902. DeRico Symonds is an Impact of Race and Cultural Assessor (IRCA) with the Nova Scotia Courts. DeRico Symonds holds an undergraduate degree in Child & Youth Study (2012) and an MEd in Counselling through Acadia University (2018). DeRico also has his Canadian Counselling Certification through the Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association of Canada.
“If we all do a little, nobody has to do a lot alone” – DeRico Symonds