About a year ago, I wrote a blog post about the lack of gender balance at City Hall. I included a group photo of City Council’s Committee Chairs:
Yes, they’re all men.
But, since that blog post, things have changed at City Hall. As of this month, there will now be one female Committee Chair at City Hall. Jaye Robinson has been appointed chair of the Community Development and Recreation Committee, bringing the number of female Chairs on the Executive Committee up from 0% to 14%.
In honour of this breakthrough, I thought I’d reappropriate a recent (odd) marketing campaign from Mark’s Work Warehouse and design our own ad for Toronto:
PS: If you’re interested in boosting representation at City Hall, here are some groups working on democratic renewal and political accessibility: