May and June 2019, were busy months for me as the book launch and tour for “Outside In: A Political Memoir” got under way. With the expert help of Zoe Grams Communications, David Molenhuis at Between The Lines, and Kim Elliott, we embarked on an ambitious itinerary of media coverage and book launch events that took me to Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Hamilton and Mississauga. [ read more…]
Vancouver was filled with powerful women from around the globe as the “Women Deliver” global conference got underway in June of this year. Imagine, 8,000-10,000 women speaking, leading, sharing and delivering on activism, politics, arts, science, global affairs and everything else too. [ read more…]
Listen to the interview with Dahlia Kurtz on The Goods, Newstalk 580 CFRA Ottawa below.
Episode 16 features Libby Davies, an activist and former Member of Parliament for Vancouver East. Libby spent the past four decades advocating for the Downtown Eastside community as a grassroots organizer, and an elected representative at the municipal and federal levels. [ read more…]
Originally appeared May 23, 2019 [ read more…]
This Victoria Day, I sat down with Simi Sara to discuss Outside In. You can listen the interview above. [ read more…]
Orginally published in The Globe and Mail, May 21, 2019. By Andrea Woo.
Libby Davies built a career on going to bat for those who live on the margins: sex workers, people who use drugs, the poor, and members of the LGBTQ community. [ read more…]
Originally published in rabble.ca, May 16, 2019
In 2015, Libby Davies retired as deputy leader of the NDP and member of Parliament for Vancouver East, after four decades of work as a politician, community organizer and activist for progressive causes. Her recently published book, Outside In: A Political Memoir, recounts her career and the causes she has worked for, from the legalization of same-sex marriage to housing justice and access to safe injection sites on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. [ read more…]