Information on the Feminist Campaign School

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The Feminist Campaign School is accepting applications for the first cohort of participants. We need great candidates to run for elected seats in municipal elections across BC in 2022. This program ties strong progressive values with representation in order to make deep changes in the leadership of our communities. If you’re underrepresented at local government tables – this can be based on gender, race, immigration status, class or socioeconomic status, disability, or something else entirely – please apply! We have two streams: one for campaign staff and another for people who want to be candidates. Scholarships are available!

The Feminist Campaign School was co-founded by Nadine Nakagawa, City Councilor in New Westminster, and Trudi Goels, current director at Women Transforming Cities. Nadine and Trudi are community engagers, movement builders, and they are putting their experience, knowledge, and energy behind folks who want to lead with progressive values.

To learn more about The Feminist Campaign School including how to apply or support a participant, visit

We are also hosting a panel on January 13 from 7:00-8:30PM to provide an opportunity to hear from amazing elected leaders from across the province. The panel includes:

– Mayor Toni Boot, Summerland

– School Board Chair Gurveen Dhaliwal, New Westminster

– School Board Trustee Jennifer Reddy, Vancouver

– City Councillor Lani Gibson, Kitimat

The panel will be hosted by Shila Avissa and will be broadcast on Zoom. Tickets are free and available on Eventbrite:

You can also follow the Feminist Campaign school on social media:

Facebook: @TheFeministCampaignSchool

Twitter: @SchoolFeminist

If there’s any other information that would be helpful, please let us know!

In solidarity, 

Nadine Nakagawa

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