Rosie Baker

Office Manager and Local Party Contact

I completed an MSc in Research for Public Policy and Practice via UCL, specialising in autism research. I was  Research Assistant & Project Worker for the York Food Poverty Alliance 2018-19 and co-run a voluntary pay-as-you-feel cafe, The Real Junk Food Project: York.

Professionally, I have been an education and disability practitioner in Manchester, Jersey and currently at Yorkshire universities. Since coming to York in 2015 I have also worked for Barnardo’s in West Yorkshire and QA Research in York.

I completed one year as voluntary Projects Officer for the York Bus Forum, and is a regular activist for campaigns such as anti-fracking and YorSpace housing and have served some time as Yorkshire & Humber’s regional representative on Green Party Regional Committee (one of the national committees that run the Green Party or England and Wales).//Whilst living in Jersey I was secretary of the Reform Jersey Party, and political assistant to one of their elected members, which is where my interest in local party politics and campaigning for a more equal society really began. Now for the Greens, my role involves contributing to policy matters (children’s services, education, housing), and I work in the local party office assisting with casework, campaigns, planning events and coordinating volunteers.

I have a 9 yr old son – a Green Party activist in the making! – meaning family-friendly events and meetings are really important. Last but not least, I won over 1500 votes in the Micklegate by-election in June 2017, coming 2nd at the ballot-box (and 2 years later became a Councillor on my 2nd attempt ! )

Looking forward to the makers' arts/crafts market opening up again soon! @indieyorkmap #StreetsforPeople #StreetArt

Forced vaccination is discriminatory, dangerous and immoral.
Petition: Stop restrictions being forced on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination

We are working with the Council and other groups to ensure people can stay connected by asking you to donate any spare digital devices to the Community Furniture Store in York. #

Don't let the UK end up like America. Tell Keir Starmer we need Proportional Representation @YorkGreens Sign the @MakeVotesMatter petition here:

City of York Council under @TheGreenParty and @yorklibdems has pledged £43,000 of emergency funding to continue #freeschoolmeals during the half-term week. #York

My son has loved spotting all different patterned versions of ladybirds near our house #NaturePhotography #UrbanBuzz

#AirPollution is a killer.

@TheGreenParty councillors in #York are working hard to improve air quality in our city

☀️ Yorkshire's first #CleanAirZone
🚌 one of the largest electric bus fleets in the country.
🚲 making cycling and walking easier

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