work with young people in the Greater Essex County District School Board
, to that of a community activist, Yvette Blackburn
has earned a reputation as someone who cares and gets things done.After graduating with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Criminology from the University of Windsor, Yvette worked for the local school board counseling young people at risk. She is Executive Secretary of the National Council of Jamaicans and Supportive Organizations, on the Board of the North American Black Historical Museum (Amherstburg), and active with the Art Gallery of Windsor.She
has coached Volleyball and Track and Field, and served on the University of Windsor's President's Strategic Planning Task Force. She
co-ordinated the Change Your Future Job Shadowing Program, and was an organizer of the Detroit-Windsor International Youth Summit.Yvette Blackburn
and the New Democrats have been clear and consistent in supporting publicpower - keeping vital services like education, health care, hydro and the protection of our air and water in public hands.