Minutes 07/10/2015

Guest- Jenny Coles, the Director of Children’s Services

Members present – Tom, Emmi, Louise, Stevie, Ellie A, Emma, Maddy, Charlotte, Laura, Eliza, Katie, Julia, Eleanor, Julia, Jess, Mairead, Rachel, Jamie

New Members – Selena, Erin

Conflict minerals
Workshop coming up in November
Subgroup meeting on 12th 5-7 (and then 4th-6th)
New members of subgroup wanted
Bruno Zago from HP coming on 19th October

Subgroups to detail what they’ve done and how they’d benefit from funding from the council
Surrounding mainly how they’d improve their project from funding
How could subgroups raise money?

Mental Health Subgroup
Letters for schools and GPs written
Press release written
Currently 6 replies from teachers and over 100 from students (at one school)
All but one school in the local area has been covered by somebody to take in the questionnaires

Careers Fair
To have cake, tea/coffee
Three prizes secured and still to hear back from some people for stalls
Have support of st. albans fashion week and next generation project
Postcard to paris – to be taken into schools

Mental health policy in schools
Speakers for a conference in London 11th November
Youth commissioning group (membership of RSPH group not required)

Sub Groups
Timetable for when MH subgroups meet
Place subgroups meeting times on website
Membership to be thought about – make sure you aren’t doing too much

Charlotte to do twitter
Ellie and Katie to run website together

Other Projects
Hats and scarves to be collected and then handed out to those in need
Sleep out for HYH – contact Maddy for more details

Scrutiny Committee
Maddy and Ellie to discuss/present
Presentation by 10th Dec

Film Night
Itinerary confirmed

Message in a Bottle
Possibility of Snapchat suggested by Erin
Need to take photos, edit, post on all websites.
Props/themes to be emailed.
Also the complete list of messages.
Meeting in Hertswood to take pictures on 18th October. More details to be emailed.

17th October – People to come if they email
Those who may want to apply for UKYP next year to email Debi

Ellie – St Albans Fashion Week – Volunteers drop Ellie an email

Next Meeting: 19th October


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