Tuesday, Apr. 25 7–8:30 pm Vancouver Public Library Main Branch Book your free ticket Can’t make it in person? Join the webinar, Thursday, Apr. 27, 3-4 pm Dan Meades of the Transition House Association of Newfoundland and Labrador discusses the success of Newfoundland and Labrador’s poverty reduction strategy. Dan will MORE
Challenges, Misperceptions and Responses That Make a Difference Saturday, May 27, 2017 St. George’s School 4175 West 29th Avenue, Vancouver Find more info Register now Join Khalil Shariff of the Aga Khan Foundation, Kevin McCort of the Vancouver Foundation and Adrienne Montani of First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy MORE
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 9 am–12:30 pm Robert Lee YMCA 955 Burrard Street, Vancouver RSVP to Brenda Bedford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-629-1630 Join the BC Healthy Living Alliance and the YMCA BC for a policy discussion on the health and well-being of children and youth. BC’s deputy provincial health office MORE
Thursday-Friday, April 27-28, 2017 University of Victoria Register online This two-day conference explores the depth of the child and youth care field nationally and internationally. Practitioners and researchers will discover multiple real-world and theoretical challenges to embrace in their everyday working lives.
Respect, Healing, Dignity and Care July 8-15 Register by May 26 Find more info Register now This summer institute will bring together Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal professionals to discuss their work in relation to Aboriginal families, and how the TRC recommendations will enrich work practices and policies. There will be a MORE
Kids Need Nature, Nature Needs Kids Tuesday-Friday, Apr. 18-21 Westin Bayshore, Vancouver Find more info Join the Children & Nature Network International Conference for inspiring keynotes, workshops, field trips and action labs designed to support and advance the work you do to connect children, families and communities to nature.
Inspired by Love June 14–17, 2017 Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Richmond, BC Find Inspired by Love 2017 highlights Read about inspiring speakers Register – Early bird rates until Apr. 21 11:59 pm June 14: Education Summit: Quality inclusive education benefits all students June 14: Working together to get people working: MORE
Coming Together: Celebrating Diversity around Young Children Apr. 28-29, 2017 Find more info Register This two-day graduate student-run conference offers graduate students, early childhood educators, advocates, researchers and policymakers a space to share challenges, accomplishments and promising practices in the early years.
Saturday, Apr. 1, 2017 2–5 pm (Doors at 1:30) Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre Goldcorp Centre for the Arts 149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver RSVP to email@example.com Join the Single Mothers’ Alliance BC on April 1 for an all-candidates debate and keynote speakers on women’s rights in BC. Co-presented by MORE
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 2017 7 pm SFU Woodward’s World Art Centre, 2nd floor Find more info Your Education Matters is hosting another discussion on public ed, this time with former Minister of Education George Abbott, on Tuesday, April 11, 7 pm. The event will be moderated by Katie Hyslop, education MORE
Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2017 4:30–6 pm Ballroom C – Pacific Gateway Hotel 3500 Cessna Drive, Richmond, BC Bernard Richard, BC’s representative for children and youth, and Jerry Nussbaum, president of the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada, will be presenting the Janusz Korczak Medal Award in to Dr. Cindy Blackstock of MORE
May 11-12, 2017 Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver Find more info Register now This award-winning, multi-disciplinary conference shares the latest law, knowledge and practice tips to help you better support children affected by justice and administrative decision-making. Among the speakers are young people such as Tru Wilson and Cormac O’Dwyer as MORE
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Prince George, BC Registration opens Apr. 1 Find more info Northern BC youth are invited to a free, day-long event for high school youth to learn about mental health. Presented by the Prince George Youth Action Team, this first Northern Balancing Our Minds Youth Summit is MORE
Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017 7–8:30 pm Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye Room Vancouver Public Library 350 West Georgia, Vancouver Find more info and register How do we turn the tide on increasing inequality in BC and ensure that all British Columbians share the prosperity in our province? Join a panel MORE
Imagine-Nurture-Grow April 28-29, 2017 St. Eugene Resort Cranbrook, BC Download the brochure Come explore this year’s diverse program of topics, all relevant to those working in the early childhood development field as well as families. Workshop spaces are available on a first-come first-served basis. Register early to get your first MORE