Check out our Alberta ACORN leaders
Chair - Calgary East
Vanessa is a Cree/Nakoda First Nations woman who has lived in the East End Calgary neighbourhood of Forest Lawn for 35 years. She is passionate about fighting inequality and racism in Calgary and is active in the community volunteer group Yethka Voices of the Greater Forest Lawn.
Co-Chair - Calgary East
Sam first got involved with ACORN in the UK and upon immigrating to Calgary was instrumental in the formation of Calgary's East End chapter.
Co-Chair City Centre
Angelica got involved with ACORN so she could get repairs done in her building. Since then she has become a fixture at all Calgary ACORN meetings and actions.
Chair - North West Calgary
Keegan got involved with ACORN after his $400/month rent increase led him to start an ACORN tenant union in his apartment building in Kensington. Keegan is a student at the University of Calgary where he manages the campus literary magazine. He hopes to study architecture for his Masters degree.
Co-Chair - North West Calgary
Diana lives in Calgary Community Housing in the NW of Calgary. She got involved in ACORN because every person should have good housing and there are no excuses for the problems happening right now in Calgary, in Alberta, and in Canada.
Secretary - North West Calgary
William lives in the NW of Calgary and got involved because of the massive rent increases happening in AB. He wants to fight for solutions like rent control to address not only his rent increase, but the ones happening all over Alberta.
Chair - Calgary City Centre
Co-Chair - Calgary City Centre
Linda has been a low-income renter since she was 16 years old, currently living in Bankview. Linda got involved in ACORN after receiving a 100% rent increase and her involvement has since evolved to fight for effective changes to help all Calgarians facing issues with housing, food and utility payments and much more!
Secretary - Calgary City Centre