Staff Member


Jen Hassum

Jen Hassum

Executive Director

In the last two decades, Jen Hassum led teams at the municipal, provincial and national levels. She is recognized as an innovator in building online community and mobilizing users to real-world action. Most recently as the Publisher of PressProgress, she helped oversee its growth into an award-winning national news organization read by millions of Canadians. Over the years, her work has contributed to historic electoral victories, winning new organized workplaces and helping win important public policy gains for working-class people. She studied history at York University and the University of Toronto and lives in Cambridge, ON with her partner and two young kiddos.