Max Morris - Donnington

Max Morris is a senior lecturer at Oxford Brookes University, where they have worked since 2022. Their research and teaching is shaped by movements for ecological, economic, gender, racial and social justice.

Max has worked closely with local organisations – such as the Terrance Higgins Trust and Youth Stop AIDS-  to improve social attitudes and health outcomes for marginalised groups, and have recently hosted a public lecture series at Oxford Brookes University which seeks to challenge homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, and sex work stigma.

At work, Max is an active member of the University and College Union (UCU) branch and Palestine solidarity group at Brookes.

The Green Party’s continuous calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, support for trade unions, and other forms of collective action are key reasons why Max is standing in this year’s election.

Max is committed to representing East Oxford’s diverse communities and is passionate about tackling inequality within our city

Dr Dianne Regisford - Holywell

Dianne is a social justice advocate who specialises in race and equity.

In her professional life she works with those communities that are often unseen and unheard, and is committed to ensuring that the three main pillars of social justice – voice, visibility and participation – are woven into her activism.

Dianne is passionately committed to listening to, working with and supporting students make a meaningful impact on Oxford.

Chris Jarvis - St Mary's

Chris Jarvis, is councillor for St Marys and leader of the Green group on Oxford City Council. Chris moved to Oxford in 2016, and has been active in the local community ever since. With a background in campaigns and journalism, Chris currently works for the news outlet Left Foot Forward. Chris has a been involved in successful campaigns to secure a living wage for workers, improvements in public transport and to get public bodies to end the use of sweatshop labour in their supply chains.

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Sarah Edwards - Osney and St Thomas

Sarah moved to Oxford 11 years ago, after a career in the voluntary sector in London, and is  now involved in several local organisations.

Formally a trustee with Low Carbon Oxford North, she volunteers with a community mediation service (working with neighbours in dispute), and is  studying for a masters at the Centre for Alternative Technology.

She has campaigned on a range of social justice and environmental issues and been a member of the Green Party for several decades.


Alex Powell - St Clements

Alex moved to East Oxford in 2021 and has been an active member of the local community since then.

In his day job, Alex is a Principal Lecturer in Law and Programme Lead at Oxford Brookes University, where his research focuses on the UK’s approach to recognising and protecting refugees. In this role, he has
pushed for a shift in the UK’s narrative on migration from one of hostility to one of dignity and has sought to bring together legal practitioners and people with lived experience to explore methods of resisting harmful
government policies such as the plan to remove those seeking protection to Rwanda.

Alex has been an active member of the Green party since 2015, and currently sits as a member of the Green Party Trade Union Group Committee. While at Oxford Brookes, he is an active member of the University and College Union (UCU) and the Migration and Refugees
network, where he sits on the steering committee.


Kate Robinson

Kate has lived in Oxford since 2005, and has worked as a secondary English teacher for 6 years and for 15 years as a public librarian for local government.

She is very involved with Marston’s local local community, and held numerous roles locally including, including Co-founder of Marston Community Gardening, Promoting electric car use,  Helping to lead on the Northway Community Kitchen project, and working Marston Eco Group to set up a Bike Doctor & Refill Hub.