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Jan Logie

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Email: jan [dot] logie [at] parliament [dot] govt [dot] nz

Green Party Spokesperson on:

Income Support, Immigration, Women, Pacific Island Affairs, Ethnic Affairs, Human Rights, Rainbow Issues, Overseas Development Aid

Contact: Jan Logie MP

Date and place of birth 26/10/1969, Invercargill - Murihiku

Ethnicity Tangata Tiriti

Current residence and electorate Paekakariki, Mana

Electorate: Mana

Educational and vocational qualifications BA Politics Otago University, CELTA

Current occupation List Member of Parliament, Green Party

Previous occupations Sue Bradford's EA 2007 - 2008, Executive Director YWCA Aotearoa NZ 1999-2003, Manager Hutt Valley Youth Health Service 1996-1999, Women's Coordinator NZUSA 1993-96, Wellington Women's Refuge Coordinator 1990-93.

Other work experience (inc. voluntary/unpaid) Youthline Dunedin 1988-1990, HELP Sexual Abuse Crisis Line 1991, Wellington Rape Crisis Board Wellington 2008, Women's Refuge Employment and Training Committees2007-present; Out in the Square Board 2007, Teacher, Akanksha 2007

Community Connections: NZUSA, Women's Information Network, Peace Movement Aotearoa, CID, ANGOA, NZFVWO, COGS, NZ Prostitutes' Collective, Drag Kings, NZAAHD, YWCA Aotearoa-NZ, Kotare, SFWU,UNITE, TEU, Local Government and academic connections.

Policy Interests/Expertise Non-violence, equity and social cohesion, community and voluntary sector issues, youth health, tertiary education, public health and sustainable cities. I have primarily worked alongside women, children and youth and have been involved with groups with a strong, Te Tiriti, poverty, and diversity analysis.

Additional information I am passionate about reducing inequality and promoting participation in society, locally and globally. With finite resources we need to work together with equal urgency on social and environmental fronts to create a fair and sustainable society. Green messages must connect with people's everyday lives and I am committed to making our messages relevant.

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