Marcie Casler is a project officer with Wisdom2Action based in K’Jipuktuk (Halifax) in Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia), the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) Indigenous nations. We are all Treaty people and live in this territory under the Peace and Friendship Treaties of the mid-1700s.
Marcie is experienced in community engagement. focusing on equity, diversity and inclusion while analyzing barriers through a social justice lens. She is currently a Nova Scotia Acorn member, advocating for landlord licensing, better living conditions for public housing tenants, permanent rent control, and a living wage. She has previously been involved with organizations helping individuals experiencing homelessness.
Marcie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Study from Mount Saint Vincent University. She has a background in facilitation in a variety of settings with children and youth, including developing and coordinating programs for child development and youth leadership. She is also an advocate for restorative justice and approaches through a trauma-informed lens for youth in care, which provides an opportunity to focus on and address underlying causes for criminal behaviour.
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