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Hi, my name is Lydia and my district is Basildon.  I take part in many activities alongside the YEA including horse riding, a youth club and a Christian youth group.



Hi, I am Naomi and I am a member of the YEA representing Basildon district. Apart from the YEA I am a current member of Basildon Youth Council and the Youth Strategy Group (YSG), which helps to manage projects to benefit our community and area.



Hi, my name is Rachel, I am a member of the Young Essex Assembly, representing Basildon, South district.  I am extremely passionate about the voice of young people in Essex being heard.  I am the chair of Basildon Borough Youth Council and the co-chair of the Basildon Youth Strategy Group where I help commission projects that will benefit youth in the local area. I am also a member of the UK Youth Parliament where I speak on a national level on behalf of young people in Essex.



Hi, I'm Paola.  I have been a member of the YEA since 2016 and have loved being involved in projects that benefit our communities.  Outside of YEA I mentor children at school, am a form rep and sit on the School Council for my 6th form.  I also play netball, swim and coach children in these sports too.