Leeds Grenville MPP Steve Clark recently took a gaggle of high school girls with him to Queen’s Park, to take part in Girls’ Government. The event was organized through Equal Voice and Girls Inc. Upper Canada.
The girls met with Premier Wynne, as well as several other cabinet ministers and MPPs. They also held their own press conference and spoke on issues of importance to them, such as sexual harassment.
Girls’ Government is an MPP-led program designed to encourage girls to get engaged in the development of public policy by becoming active citizens.
The program is affiliated with and Equal Voice, an organization dedicated to electing more women to all levels of political office in Canada.
Participants in Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark’s Girls’ Government program visited Queen’s Park on Wednesday, May 27 where they met Premier Kathleen Wynne. Pictured left to right are, front row: Hafsah Nofal, Sahaana Ranganathan, Felicity Viau, and Allie Stewart. Back: MPP Clark, Kelly Cole, Premier Wynne, Chelsea Burkert, Lesley Hubbard, Carley Burkert, Natalie Peddell, and Sara Cruickshank.