Publication Type: Monthly Updates


First Call Monthly Updates

September 2015 Monthly Update

Welcome to the September monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key actions you can take to support children and youth in BC. With the federal election underway we have produced an election toolkit to give you the tools to ensure child and youth issues are first on the MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

June 2015 Monthly Update

Welcome to the June monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work putting children and youth first. We were proud to participate in the friendship walk on June 21st for National Aboriginal Day and had a great time picnicking with our donors at Trout Lake Park. This month we have a MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

May 2015 Monthly Update

Welcome to the May monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key actions you can take to support children and youth in BC. This month our provincial coordinator Adrienne Montani facilitated a panel at the Early Childhood Educators of BC annual conference and spoke about our new report on MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

April 2015 Monthly Update

Welcome to the April monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key actions you can take to support children and youth in BC. We were out in the community a lot in April, connecting with over 400 people when our provincial coordinator Adrienne Montani spoke at the FACE rally MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

March 2015 Monthly Update

Welcome to the March monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key actions you can take to support children and youth in BC. We’ve had a busy but productive start to the Spring, with presentations to almost 500 people including nursing students, teachers, public policy students, ECD professionals and MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

February 2015 Monthly Update – Clawback Win!

As you most likely already know, last week, First Call Coalition achieved a significant public policy win with the BC budget announcement of an end to the clawback of child support from single parents on income and disability assistance! Moreover, parents will no longer be required to assign their rights MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

January 2015 Monthly Update – Fundraising Gala Invite

Our apologies for the infrequent monthly update emails, we’ve had a busy winter! Stay tuned for a monthly update in February, but in the meantime, we wanted to make sure that you knew about our annual fundraising gala, coming up in just two weeks! We are thrilled that Dr. Ryan MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

September 2014 Monthly Update

Welcome to First Call’s monthly update about our advocacy work and key actions you can take to support children and youth in BC. We are excited to introduce Deanna Ogle as our new Living Wage for Families Campaign Organizer! Deanna has an impressive background in community organizing and will be MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

July/August 2014 Monthly Update

Welcome to the July and August monthly update about First Call’s advocacy work and key actions you can take to support children and youth in BC. This month we sadly said farewell to Michael McCarthy Flynn, our Living Wage for Families Campaign Organizer. He and his family are returning to MORE


First Call Monthly Updates

June 2014 Monthly Update

Welcome to the first of what will become monthly updates about First Call’s advocacy work and key actions that you can take to support children and youth in BC. Our biggest news is that we have officially moved to the Vancity Community Foundation, and we have a new address and MORE