Mia in English
Mia Haglund is a candidate in the municipal elections in Helsinki for the Left Alliance. The election is held on the 9th of April. You do not need to be a Finnish citizen to vote, as an EU citizen you can vote in your municipality of residence if you have lived there for the last 51 days before the election, other nationalities can vote if you have lived in Finland for two years without interruption.
FACTS ABOUT MIA:
Mia is: The Secretary General of the Nordic Green Left Alliance, a sociologist, a vegetarian, a feminist, a cyclist, a DJ.
Favourite places in Helsinki: The Winter Garden, the public libraries, Riviera cinema, Kombo restaurant, Yrjönkatu swimming hall, all the parks and islands in summer, my home in Alppila that I share with two friends.
Hobbies: Yoga, reading, going to concerts and festivals. Currently obsessed with the Norwegian tv-series SKAM.
Political goals: Affordable housing, preventing segregation by urban planning and guaranteeing good quality of education in all primary schools, a larger quota for refugees and better integration, stop the privatization of public services, better bike lanes, and more art and culture everywhere.