WHY NOT YOU? Represent Your Community
July 9, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm| Free
Learn how to run or help elect the diverse leaders we need in the fall 2022 local elections.
Connect with others curious about local politics and community building.
Hear stories of campaign and elected life and how to make meaningful impact for your community.
Featuring: Maja Tait, Mayor of Sooke | Sharmarke Dubow, City of Victoria Councilor | Isabella Lee, past Oak Bay Council Candidate | Moderator: Dr. Lisa Gunderson, One Love Consulting
When: Saturday, July 9th, 2022, 1:30pm (doors at 1pm)
Where: KWENCH, 2031 Store Street, Victoria BC
Program: 1:30-3:30pm, followed by opportunities to connect with local leaders and organizers and “ask them anything” via human “info booths” (until 4:30pm)
This event intends to prioritize and platform people from communities that are underrepresented in power & politics, and provide opportunities for attendees to stay connected.
“Why Not You?” is being organized by an informal group of volunteers engaged in local politics and community building.
This event is taking place on the homelands of the lək̓ʷəŋən People, known today as the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations.