How can we attract people from more diverse backgrounds to join the party?
Ria Patel was elected as a councillor in Croydon in 2022, the borough’s youngest. They chair the Streets & Environment Scrutiny Sub-Committee at Croydon Council. She is also the party’s spokesperson on Equality and Diversity and the Liberation Officer for LGBTIQA+ Greens. She has previously been Co-Chair of LGBTIQA+ Greens, and on the committee for Greens of Colour and London Young Greens.
Come along and hear her talk about her unique experience of becoming a councillor and how we can all work together to bring in a wider range of voices to our movement.
Ria will now also be joined by Tyrone Scott who is the current chair of Greens of Colour and stood for Deputy Leader of the Green Party in 2022, finishing in 2nd place. Tyrone has been a candidate in multiple elections and currently works in activism and movement building at War on Want.
Location: Stockwell Park Community Centre 21 Aytoun Place, London, SW9 0TE GB