Heavenly Father, we thank You for Joel Harden. Today we pray over his life the peace of God. In his role of serving the people of Ottawa Centre, we ask that all of his life would be marked with abiding, inexpressible joy that would spread into the lives of those around him. Please allow positive transformation to occur in the life of each and every person influenced by Joel and his team. These things we pray in Jesus’ name, Amen…….
Joel Harden is an educator, a community organizer, a writer, and a father of two young children. He is a proud Ottawa Centre resident who has spent a lifetime advocating for social and environmental justice. Prior to being elected as Ottawa Centre’s MPP, Joel worked as the National Researcher for the Canadian Federation of Students, and was part of the successful campaign against the Energy East Pipeline. He has served as President of the Colonel By Child Care Centre and holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from York University. For fun, Joel has run drama camps for kids in Ottawa Centre. He is also a local amateur endurance athlete (cross-country skiing, cycling, and swimming).