Marcie Ponte

Marcie Ponte
Community Worker, Political Organizer

Born in Santa Maria, Azores.
Lived in Vancouver and Kingston.
Based in Toronto.

It was women in those days who were really inspiring, who were very active. And these women were vocal, they weren’t afraid to speak up… There was a real sense that, if women are going to do well, they are going to have to fight for themselvesMarcie Ponte.

Marcie Ponte is a dynamic and well-respected community organizer in Toronto, in and outside the Portuguese community. Her lengthy career as a community and immigrant settlement worker and political organizer includes leading the Working Women Community Centre, and multiple other progressive and feminist initiatives, like the Cleaners’ Action, On Your Mark, and the International Women’s Day March.


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