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Amber Morley

Community Advocate

Central is an expert-led speaker series about improving Toronto's communities by examining systemic urban issues.

March 23, 2019
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Redwood Theatre
1300 Gerrard St. East

Born and raised in South Etobicoke, Amber Morley is a proud and deeply connected member of the Etobicoke-Lakeshore community. Her longstanding community advocacy and the recognition she has received for her efforts are a testament to her dedication to improving the lives of residents through tangible and sustainable action. She is a young woman of colour who is a committed voice for responsive government, collaborative communities, and inclusive decision making.

Since 2013, Amber has worked at Toronto City Hall in various Council support capacities, having spent the last three years as the Constituency Assistant in Ward 4, Etobicoke-Centre. Amber is a vocal champion for the expansion of accessible community spaces across Etobicoke, including the development of local Community Hubs.

Prior to working at City Hall, Amber spent ten years working at LAMP Community Health Centre, where she held various roles including Director of the South Etobicoke Youth Assembly, Youth Volunteer Support Worker, and Community Relations Assistant. Amber has also served on several community boards and advisory committees with organizations such as the Remix Project and the Laidlaw Foundation.

Session:

Run For Office Screening & Discussion

March 23, 2019 10:45 AM
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11:15 am

Run For Office explores the rollercoaster journey of three “outsider” political candidates facing long odds and a series of dramatic twists in their first run for office.

We strive for a democracy in which all Canadians can participate in a meaningful way. One of the most meaningful of all is throwing your hat in the ring at election time.

But what really happens when an average citizen takes up the cause and decides to make a run for it? "Run for Office" is an hour-long CPAC documentary that follows the campaigns of three "outsider" political candidates who are running for the first time.

Will they be able to make an impact, or will they be shut out by a political system that tends to concentrate power in the hands of the same kinds of people who have always had it?

Watch the full hour-long documentary now.

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