Parks and public spaces are central to tackling climate change, building resilient and inclusive communities, and recognizing Indigenous rights - urgent issues key to OneCity’s vision for a sustainable and just city.
From my background in environmental law and work as a lawyer for Indigenous Nations, I have learned to listen, build relationships and find common ground without compromising core values.
PARKS FOR ALL WALKS OF LIFE
I see parks and public spaces as central to tackling climate change and readying our community for its impacts. They are important sites for recognizing and upholding Indigenous laws and jurisdiction, and for building inclusive communities. With that, I am committed to lasting impact supported by three main advocacies:
HEAR FROM OTHERS
“Caitlin is a passionate and principled advocate for Indigenous people and their inherent rights. I’m confident that she’ll bring a strong, collaborative voice to the Park Board and work diligently towards fairness, equity and decolonization”
Lawyer, Historian and Author of Standoff: Why Reconciliation Fails Indigenous People and How to Fix It
OneCity members nominated 12 outstanding candidates for the October 2022 municipal elections. Check out my fellow Vancouver Park Board candidates Serena Jackson (Vancouver 2SLGBTQ+ Advisory Committee co-chair) and Tiyaltelut Kristen Rivers (Squamish Nation councillor).
JOINING THE CONVERSATION
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