About Us

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We believe in putting children and youth first.


First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition is a non-partisan coalition of 108 provincial and regional organizations who have united their voices to put children and youth first in BC through public education, community mobilization, and public policy advocacy.

Coalition members work together to make sure all BC’s children and youth benefit from the 4 Keys to Success for Children and Youth:

  1. A strong commitment to early childhood development
  2. Support in transitions from childhood to youth and adulthood
  3. Increased economic equality
  4. Safe and caring communities


Our Vision

BC’s children and youth have the rights, opportunities and resources required to thrive.


Our Mission

To put BC’s children and youth first through public education, community mobilization and public policy advocacy.