Jacob Hunter is a political consultant and advocate for a variety of progressive causes. Jacob has held a diverse set of roles including the policy director of the Beyond Prohibition Foundation, vice-chair of the City of Vancouver Active Transportation Policy Council, data and targeting manager of Vision Vancouver and has served on a number of boards including the BC Civil Liberties Association and the Vancouver Public Spaces Network. Jacob is currently employed at the BC Government and Service Employees’ Union.
Jacob lives in the Yaletown neighbourhood of Vancouver with his wife Nicole Seguin and their two dogs.
Since 2001, Leslie Dickout has been working for some of the most tenacious unions, non-profits and progressive private sector companies Canada has to offer. Her passion for organizing, social justice and deep engagement has made her work to protect public health care and water, advance progressive drug policies and climate action, protect forests and establish affordable housing feel more like building community than a job. Currently, as the Marketing & Operations Manager for the Inner Activist, Leslie connects people with retreat-style courses designed to support change makers working in a wide variety of social and environmental sectors become more authentic, compassionate and power-savvy leaders.
Leslie lives in Vancouver with her husband where they both enjoy every day what the west coast has to offer.