Want to advocate for a strong commitment to Early Childhood Development?
Here are some things you can do:
of Child Care Advocates of BC
Child Care Resource Centre
Development Program of BC
Aboriginal Child Care Society
Association for Child Development and Intervention
Educators of BC
of Parent Participation Preschools
East Kootenay Childhood Coalition (Contact Patricia Whalen, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Way of the Lower Mainland (First Call Funder)
Healthy Child Development Alliance
Let Your Elected Officials Know How You Feel!
Write letters to your MLA
, your MP
and other municipal officials about child and youth issues. Handwritten letters get the most attention, but any letters you write or sign should include a request for a response.
Become part of the First Call Coalition by endorsing the First Call Four Keys
to Success for children and youth and making a commitment to keep current
with the key issues affecting children and youth in the various sectors of
health, education, recreation, criminal justice, social services and community
and family living; raise awareness of these issues; and mobilize your community
to join the First Call Coalition.
Some other ways you can take action on your commitment include:
- Join a local coalition or provincial organization.
- Assist with a provincial working group.
- Make a financial donation to First Call.
- Volunteer with First Call or one of our partners.