Jennie Chantal Duguay (they/them)
Jennie (they/them) is a white settler of French and Irish ancestry and grew up on Algonquin Anishinaabe territory in Ottawa. They have been living in Vancouver on unceded Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil- Waututh), and xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) land for the last 20 years. Jennie's work, study, and lived experience as a queer, nonbinary poet and artist living with a disabling chronic illness has helped them to develop expertise in the areas of Disability Justice, Community Based Care practices, and Community Care Collectives. Jennie has co-created anti-oppressive community guidelines, developed curriculum, organized fundraising events, and provided consulting services on topics of accessibility and inclusion for disabled people.