Jeanne Clark

Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh City Council, District 8
Type of Seat: 
Open Seat
Year: 
2013
Status: 
Running
Woman Candidate: 
Woman Candidate
GLBT: 
No
Person of Color: 
No
Under 35: 
No

Jeanne Clark is running for Pittsburgh City Council, District 8. Spanning four decades, Jeanne has been a leading advocate for women’s rights, civil rights, LGBT rights, workers’ rights, sustainable development, and protecting our environment at the local, state, and federal levels. She served as Press Secretary for the National Organization for Women (NOW) in Washington, DC. On the state level, in her capacity as communications director for Citizen's for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture), she helped create the policy and funding streams that grew Pennsylvania's clean renewable energy industry. She is Chair of the 7th Ward Democratic Committee and Chair of the Women’s Caucus of the Allegheny County Democratic Committee.