Jared A. Walker is an organizer, activist, writer, and communications professional. He knows in his bones that we find our power and purpose together, and is passionate about building and empowering progressives, our movements and our organizations to reach and mobilize a diverse, winning coalition for the long haul.
Jared served as Director of Digital Communications and Speechwriting for the Leader and Caucus for the Ontario NDP. Prior to this, Jared was Speechwriter to the Leader, Parliamentary Leader and Caucus of Canada's NDP and served as Communications Director on Jagmeet Singh's NDP leadership campaign.
Jared got his start as the New York State Coordinator of Students for Barack Obama and has worked on national and regional campaigns — both partisan and issue-based — in the US and Canada. Jared is a board member at the Urban Alliance on Race Relations, where he also Chairs the Black Youth Fellowship at Toronto City Hall.