Staff

Riley Peterson

Riley Peterson is the Communications Assistant at the Broadbent Institute. She is an effective communicator, strategist and organizer with years of experience in both issue-based and electoral campaign mobilization.

Born and raised in York South-Weston – Toronto’s northwest end – she works to build progressive power in her city, especially among young people. She was Director of Council Relations at the Toronto Youth Cabinet, the City of Toronto’s official youth advisory body, and was recently Campaign Manager for an impressive under-dog campaign for Toronto City Council in the city’s Fall 2018 municipal election. 

Riley is an urban planning student currently on hiatus.