Long-time Davenport resident and community advocate Alejandra Bravo filed nomination papers with the City of Toronto on Thursday, July 5, to declare her candidacy for Ward 9 councillor.
Alejandra has a proven track record as a dedicated progressive advocate and is a long-standing champion grounded in social justice. She knows that we need champions at City Hall that have courage, bold vision, are transparent, and are accountable to the people of this city. That’s why she is running to be your Davenport councillor.
When asked about her vision for representing Davenport residents, Alejandra voiced a sense of urgency for real change on Toronto’s Council to push for solutions to address funding and policy choices to meet the needs of the many, not a select few. "No one person can correct the wrongs and I don't pretend to have all the answers. I will engage and listen to the people that I will represent, so they are involved in shaping the decisions that impact them - this is all our city."
- Alejandra speaks Spanish, English, French, and Portuguese to better represent you and our neighbours.
- She is an experienced community organizer who has dedicated her career to making life better for us in Davenport.
- Alejandra is a strategist, trainer, and facilitator for a non-profit dedicated to building a fairer society.
- She worked to make schools stronger and more equitable for students as a volunteer on the Inner City Advisory Committee of the Toronto District School Board.
- Volunteering on the Toronto Board of Health, Alejandra won the fight for new reporting standards that protect your health and our environment.
- As Chair of the St. Clair West Village Residents' Association, she fought for affordable housing solutions for all.
- Alejandra understands the needs of workers and the need for justice in the workplace. She was a community organizer with the Hotel Workers Rising campaign and helped to create the community benefits movement in our city.