Ria patel

Ria (they/she) is excited to have been re-elected as the Co-Chair of LGBTIQA+ Greens, having joined the committee in 2019 and is looking forward to working closely with committee, our volunteers and other liberation groups.

They are also the membership co-secretary for Sutton and Croydon Green Party and the interim Co-Chair for the Deyika Fund. They are a psychology student at university.

Outside of this, they spend their free time mentoring ex-offenders and young people, as well as at their local Refugee Day Centre and COVID-19 vaccination centres. Also, she is a trustee at LGBT+ Network for Change volunteering as their secretary and public relations officer, and is a student trustee and the vice treasurer at People & Planet, a student-led charity for social and climate justice. Finally, they are a founding member of Fossil Free Pride, calling for Pride celebrations to pledge to adopt a publicly available ethical sponsorship policy and refuse to accept sponsorship from or partnership with fossil fuel companies.

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