Aug Newsletter

 

The first YGP Executive Election took place last month! Pictured are 6 of the 8 elected Executives.

Despite summer coming to an end, the Young Greens are just starting to pick up speed. Over the past couple of months, we've had our charter approved, hosted some great events, held the first Executive election, and are working on growing the youth movement on PEI. 

For those who have newly joined ship, the Young Greens of PEI (YGP) is an identity-based caucus of the Green Party of Prince Edward Island (GPPEI). Any GPPEI member 35 years old or younger is automatically considered a member of the YGP!

In this newsletter:

  • Introducing the Executives
  • How to get involved (Comms Chair and Committees)
  • Upcoming events
  • YGP in the news

YGP Executives

The Executive Election took place on July 22nd, electing 8 awesome people to the very first YGP Executive team (we still need a Communications Chair though...read below for details). 

  • Chair - Sarah Donald; ygpchair@greenparty.pe.ca
  • Vice-Chair - Nouhad Mourah; ygpvicechair@greenparty.pe.ca
  • Policy Chair - Sam White; ygppolicy@greenparty.pe.ca
  • Events Chair - Kali Ross; ygpevents@greenparty.pe.ca
  • Finance Chair - Logan McInnis; ygpfinance@greenparty.pe.ca
  • Membership Chair - Henry Orford; ygpmembership@greenparty.pe.ca
  • Pre-Voting Age Membership Chair - Gabe Carter-Caseley; ygpprevoting@greenparty.pe.ca
  • Administrative Chair - Jonathan Williams; ygpadmin@greenparty.pe.ca

Executive meetings are open for YGP members to sit-in and observe, and previous meeting minutes are available upon request - email us for more information!

How to Get Involved

Communications Chair Vacancy

The Communications Chair position was not filled during the election, and as per the YGP Charter, the Executive has the ability to appoint someone to the position.

Applications are now being accepted! Please send your contact information and a paragraph explaining why you would like to be the Communications Chair to the YGP Chair Sarah Donald at ygpchair@greenparty.pe.ca.

The role of the Communications Chair consists of:

Many Young Greens marched in PEI's 25th Pride Parade. It was great to celebrate the LGBTQ2SIA+ community!
  1. Chair the communications committee if in existence;
  2. Manage all communications from YGP including but not
    limited to:
    • Newsletter
    • YGP website
    • Email
    • Recruitment materials
    • Facebook
    • Instagram
    • Media requests;
  3. Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive.

Applications will be accepted until August 28th. Any questions can be directed to Sarah Donald at ygpchair@greenparty.pe.ca.

Call for Committee Members - Policy and Events

Policy Committee - The Policy Committee will be in place to organize and articulate the YGP's positions on policy through planning policy consultations, educating youth, and conducting advocacy work.  Sign up for the Policy Committee, and to get more details, here.

Events CommitteeThe Events Committee will be in place to provide assistance to the Events Chair and collaborate on various stages of event planning. The events committee will aid in ensuring events are accessible, inclusive, and welcoming to all. Sign up for the Events Committee, and to get more details, here.

Upcoming Events

Beach Cleanup and Bonfire

Join the YGP at Grand Tracadie Beach for a beach cleanup followed by a beach bonfire on August 29th from 6:30 - 9:30 PM. This is a family-friendly event open to all! Carpooling is available through this link: https://forms.gle/hDXtHtQr9DZSKEer8

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2598099743543013/

Keep an eye on our Facebook page and the GPPEI's event page for future events!

In the News

Last week the YGP Chair, Sarah Donald, spoke with CBC about a collaborative project between the Young Greens, Young Liberals, and Young NDPs to create a report for the PEI Employment Standards Commission on minimum wage. Read it here!

Fill out the survey to have your voice heard

Deadline to fill out the survey is August 23rd.

 

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