I'M JEN BURGESS AND I WANT TO BE YOUR NDP CANDIDATE FOR CALGARY GLENMORE
I am a long time NDP activist with deep roots in the community of Calgary Glenmore. I managed the 2019 Glenmore campaign and was EDA president for 2 years. I have been committed to social justice and feminist activism my whole life. I am a parent with 4 kids in my family whose future I am deeply invested in.
FIGHTING FOR FAMILIES
Get to know Jen
WHO AM I?
I am an experienced professional and community leader raising a family of 6 in Braeside. I have deep roots in the community of Calgary Glenmore, having managed the 2019 NDP campaign, being elected as the EDA President for 2 years, and serving as the President of the Braeside Community Association.
As a Communications professional and proud CUPE 38 member, I have worked in industry and government to support major infrastructure and social policy projects all over the world. I have experienced first hand many of the challenges families in my community are facing: the anxiety of layoffs, distance learning, and lack of childcare during the pandemic.
WHY AM I RUNNING?
I am running because Calgary Glenmore is my home and I want to build a future for my community and my kids that is innovative, sustainable, and fair. Families in my community need hope and to know that things will get better.
WHY VOTE FOR ME?
I know my neighbourhood and I see every day how families are struggling and the opportunities that exist to rebuild after the pandemic. I have the proven experience and commitment to run a strong, ambitious campaign and flip Glenmore.