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City Youth Council of Toronto (CYCTO) Inaugural Meeting – Saturday October 27 2012

The newly elected City Youth Council of Toronto held its Inaugural Meeting on Saturday inside City Council Chambers.

What turned out to be a very, very long day was storified in video, photos, and tweets…


CYCTO – City Youth Council of Toronto – Inaugural Meeting – Saturday October 27 2012

Saturday October 27th, 2012 at 8:30am in the Council Chamber at Toronto City Hall.

Storified by HiMY SYeD · Sat, Oct 27 2012 21:47:24

TORONTO ELECTS DEMOCRATIC YOUTH COUNCIL FOR FIRST TIME IN CITY’S HISTORYThe City Youth Council of Toronto (CYCTO) is proud to announce and introduce Toronto’s first democratically elected Youth Council on Satu…
Toronto Elects First City Youth Council — "They are the leaders who will shape Toronto’s future” http://ow.ly/eHTuAToronto Standard
Yesterday I won my election to be Youth Cllr, #Ward 29 on #CYCTO with 73% of the vote! Thanks to all who supported me! Next stop, City Hall!Ali Chatur
Another one for Humber News online!http://humberjournalism.com/humbernews/2012/10/26/toronto-youth-council-to-have-first-meeting/Stacey Thompson
Agenda for October 27 Youth Council Meeting posted: http://www.cycto.ca/yc1_2012_10_27 #TOpoli #toyouthcouncilCity Youth Council
YC1-2012-10-27-A – Google Drive
Come down to City Hall tomorrow and celebrate the first democratically elected Youth Council in Toronto’s History! #TOpoli #BeTheChangeCity Youth Council
FIRST CYCTO MEETING TOMORROW <3 let’s empower youth by influencing public policy!ahn
First meeting for the CYCTO tomorrow @ City hall :DHope to see some of you guys there!Check out my Facebook page for more info!Paris Gappmayr
Finally back on twitter! In less that 6 hours I will be meeting the first official CYCTO !Nasma Ahmed
I’m excited and nervous for tomorrow. @CYCTorontoMary Zhu
@CYCToronto Good morning! Very excited to be heading to City Hall for the 1st meeting of the City Youth Council of Toronto! #topoliNate Orpin
Today marks the first ever Youth Council meeting! Join us at City Hall where we are electing our Chair and Vice Chair, press conference 2:30City Youth Council
First ever Youth Coucil of Toronto Council Meeting about to be underway! #BeTheChange #TOpoli #bethere http://pic.twitter.com/9rGWWSOXCity Youth Council
First Day at #TOCouncil as Youth Councillor for #Ward29 on #CYCTO! Looking forward to working with such an amazing team! #TOpoliAli Chatur
It is has finally come. At the first meeting ! #CYCTONasma Ahmed
HiMY SYeD — CYCTO City Youth Council of Toronto, Council Chamber City Hall Saturday October 27 2012himysyed
Mac Moreau addressing the crowd #CYCTO http://pic.twitter.com/tEPr9y4RNasma Ahmed
@shelleycarroll we are excited to see you down at City Hall for the first City Youth Council meeting !Nasma Ahmed
@Nasma_Ahmed On my way!Shelley Carroll
@shelleycarroll awesome ! See you soon :)Nasma Ahmed
HiMY SYeD – Tyler Johnson CYCTO Presentation City Youth Council of Toronto, Saturday October 27 2012himysyed
@City Hall to support the inaugural City Youth Council of Toronto mtg; fantastic turnout of youths + families; thank you Tyler leading CYCTOSoo Wong
On a rainy morning, this seems redundant, City Hall. http://lockerz.com/s/256601135Adam C-F
HiMY SYeD: CYCTO Induction of Youth Councillors & Youth Ambassadors Toronto Saturday October 27 2012himysyed
Just received my Certificate of Office as Youth Councillor for #Ward29 on #CYCTO!Ali Chatur
@alichatur Congratulations! You’re going to be a great rep.Joanne Deer
@redaloud Thanks Joanne! I’m looking forward to representing the Youth of #Ward29 on #CYCTOAli Chatur
Proud to be a small part in creating CYCTO; congrats to all elected Youth Councillors! Looking forward to work with TO youth leaders!Soo Wong
Watching the first elected City Youth Council being sworn in. Great potential here, excited to see what comes.Lockerz
http://lockerz.com/s/256605667 Watching the first elected City Youth Council being sworn in. Great potential … http://m.tmi.me/yycIjAdam C-F
HiMY SYeD — Tyler Johnson CYCTO Orientation City Youth Council of Toronto, Saturday October 27 2012himysyed
Here at the first City Youth Council of Toronto Meeting here at City Hall! http://pic.twitter.com/19ycYuZrRobert Cerjanec
TO Youth Council in Chambers! And guess what: They’re being nice to each other. #TOpoli http://pic.twitter.com/2ov7ArA2Shelley Carroll
En route to the City Youth Council press launch. The 2014 Toronto Municipal elections will be influenced by #cycto. Congrats winners!Ahmad Ktaech
Inside Toronto City Hall for #CYCTO – Never seen this many youth inside city hall before. Nice! #onpoli #cdnpoli http://pic.twitter.com/9UzHDA05Ahmad Ktaech
HiMY SYeD — Shelley Carroll, CYCTO Keynote, City Youth Council of Toronto, Saturday October 27 2012himysyed
Councillor @shelleycarroll giving a keynote address to the #CYCTO right now! http://pic.twitter.com/hDnu3vgERobert Cerjanec
Just finished an interview with Katherine Brulotte from CBC Radio en Francais about my role as Youth Councillor for #Ward29! #CYCTOAli Chatur
Shelley Carroll tells story to City Youth Cncl of Cam Weldon working 72hr straight when the financial crisis hit to rework budget estimatesAdam C-F
@shelleycarroll brings the humour to her keynote address at the first #CYCTO meeting.Robert Cerjanec
"I don’t need to embarrass the public service to get their best work," says @shelleycarroll to Youth Councillors on how to work with staff.Adam C-F
@shelleycarroll telling us on how important it is to respect the opinions of city staff, not to treat them with disrespect. Ok to disagree.Robert Cerjanec
@shelleycarroll extolling the virtues of participatory budgeting & how important it is 2 build a city. It’s definitely needed in TO! #topoliRobert Cerjanec
Little known fact: people living in rental apartment buildings pay 4x the amount of property tax per sq. ft in TO. #topoli #CYCTORobert Cerjanec
Youth Councillors are loving @shelleycarroll’s pitch for participatory budgeting, including votes on PB extended to youth and non-citizens.Adam C-F
Listening to Councillor Shelley Carroll giving a great speech about civic engagement at the first CYCTO meetingTheo Poenaru
Participatory budgeting by allowing residents in a ward to decide on what community projects to fund brings more ppl into the system #topoliRobert Cerjanec
@shelleycarroll gives an important lesson on the differences between funding (public) & financing (financing). Private costs more $. #topoliRobert Cerjanec
HiMY SYeD — My Food My Way Foodagram CYCTO City Youth Council of Toronto Saturday October 27 2012himysyed
Just watched @MyFoodMyWay presentation! Thanks so much for bringing food in the spotlight! #CYCTOCity Youth Council
So @1GVanya has been doing such a great job as Manager for Online Communications, live tweeting from #CYCTO! Great job Vanya!Ali Chatur
@alichatur Thanks Ali!! Congratulations on you position as Chair of the Toronto-East York Community Committee!Vanya Georgieva
HiMY SYeD – CYCTO Speeches, Election of Chair City Youth Council of Toronto Saturday October 27 2012himysyed
#CYCTO The election of the Chair of Youth Council has begun! Good luck to all the candidates!City Youth Council
HiMY SYeD – CYCTO Questions,Election of Chair City Youth Council of Toronto Saturday October 27 2012himysyed
#CYCTO Enjoying some heated debates for Chair of Youth Council! Again, good luck to all!City Youth Council
HiMY SYeD — CYCTO Voting, Election of Chair City Youth Council of Toronto Saturday October 27 2012himysyed
HiMY SYeD — Christopher Lee, New Chair CYCTO City Youth Council of Toronto Saturday October 27 2012himysyed
Sitting at my desk at #TOCouncil! So far enjoying my first day as Youth Councillor for #Ward29! #CYCTO http://pic.twitter.com/e3Zben2FAli Chatur
Excited to start my term as Youth Councillor for #Ward28 and Chair of the Affordable Housing Committee on #CYCTO!Andre Fast
At the new City Youth Council debate. There is controversy over their initial elections. They may re-vote.David Hains
HiMY SYeD – CYCTO Vote Debate Chair Election, City Youth Council of Toronto Saturday October 27 2012himysyed
HiMY SYeD — CYCTO Re-Voting, Chair Election, City Youth Council of Toronto Saturday October 27 2012himysyed
Congrats Christopher Lee and Max Naylor Chair and Vice Chair of City Youth Council of TorontoNasma Ahmed
Congratulations to Max Naylor, the new Vice Chair of Youth Council #CYCTO. Thank you to all the candidates.City Youth Council
Officially elected to be chair of Community Development and Recreation in the #CYCTO ! Thanks to my fellow council membersJonathan Glustein
The Youth Council has voted to extend their meeting until 7:30 #TOpoli #CYCTOCity Youth Council
Just go elected Public Transportation Chair for the @CYCToronto ! #TOpoliTheo Poenaru
Dude is 90 years old. Scandal. RT @CYCToronto: Congratulations to Chairman Christopher Lee. Thank you to all candidates for your input.Matt Elliott
@GraphicMatt @CYCToronto and he’s in league with SauronJoshua Humewood
12 hours sitting at the city youth council meeting…now time for homework T_TAninda Shafayet
What a great day awesome job City Youth CouncilNasma Ahmed
The first #CYCTO meeting was interesting. It was very long, many motions were filed and many debates were had. @CYCTorontoMary Zhu
🙂 RT "@CYCToronto: Congratulations to all the City Youth Councillors! Thank you for giving youth a voice!"Mary Zhu
.@shelleycarroll’s speech today was amazing! @CYCToronto #CYCTOMary Zhu
I’m so excited!!! 🙂 @CYCToronto #CYCTO http://pic.twitter.com/1uN5NuAdMary Zhu
Congratulations to Christpher Lee and Max Naylor, the chair and vice chair respectively of the #CYCTO. @CYCTorontoMary Zhu

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