Laura MaeLindo

Kitchener Centre

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Laura Mae Lindo, Member of Provincial Parliament for Kitchener Centre, is a respected activist and educator who holds both a Masters and PhD in Education. Her commitment to building inclusive communities both within and outside of educational environments is grounded in her knowledge of how to put anti-oppression theories into practice. Laura Mae is a knowledgeable advocate for the rights of women and girls, a respected ally to marginalized community members, and, most importantly, a courageous public speaker on issues often left unaddressed in the mainstream. Laura Mae is the Official Opposition Critic for Anti-Racism and Equity, and for Colleges and Universities. The Leader of the Official Opposition appointed her as Chair of Official Opposition’s first Black Caucus, to collaborate with Black communities and allies to address systemic anti-Black racism in Ontario. She was voted Best Politician in 2020 by the Reader's Choice Awards, created the Black Excellence in Leadership Academy [BELA] Awards, tabled the Seniors Advocate Act, 2020, The Community Edition 'Best Active & Present Politician - Best of Waterloo Region, 2020, Racial Equity in Education Bill, 2021,Post-secondary Education Choice and Excellence Amendment Act, 2021, and the motions for a Rental Registry and Two-Way, All-Day GO Service Along the Kitchener Corridor.