What's On Bristol Mayoral Election - Youth hustings 2021 Bristol is a young city: 33% of people in the city are under 25. The mayoral election coming up on 6th May will impact the future of young people. From the recovery plan following the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change and transport, to mental health support, knife crime and education - this is your chance to ask the candidates questions about the issues you care about. We will be joined by the following candidates: Janey Little – Young Liberals Policy Officer & Women's Rep; Lib Dem Women Youth Officer; Representing Liberal Democrat Mayoral candidate Caroline Gooch Sandy Hore-Ruthven - Green Party Marvin Rees - Labour To be confirmed: Alastair Watson - Conservative We will update this list as others rsvp and others announce their candidacy. Details When: 26th April, 5:30pm Where: Zoom This event is for young people under 25. You don't have to be over 18 to take part in our youth hustings. Your life will be affected by the decisions made by the next Mayor, so we believe it's important you get to know what candidates stand for and what promises they make. What the hustings will look like: Candidates will have 3 minutes each to explain to you how they will address issues affecting young people We'll have conversations in smaller groups, in breakout rooms, facilitated by youth workers. These are informal conversations - we want you to be as comfortable as possible, ask the questions that are on your mind and freely express yourself We'll take a vote at the beginning and at the end of the event and see the impact of these conversations I am under 25 - sign me up I want to bring a group Support young people getting their voices heard: Please select a donation amount (required) £7 Could cover the cost of telephone conversations between a youth worker and a vulnerable young person in isolation £12 Could give a young carer an evening of fun activities, taking a break from their caring responsibilities, in a small group session online £25 Could provide an hour’s online specialist support for a young person struggling with their mental health Other Set up a regular payment Donate How can we help?