Meetings & Events


We welcome the participation of our member organizations and the public at First Call meetings and events.



Coalition Meetings

First Call coalition meetings are a chance for coalition members and the public to hear updates about and provide input towards First Call’s advocacy work, to learn about emerging issues facing children and youth and to facilitate dialogue across sectors and with government decision-makers. Everyone is welcome to attend coalition meetings.


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Early Childhood Development Roundtable Meetings

First Call’s Early Childhood Development Roundtable brings together early childhood advocates to monitor how public policy and investments are serving our youngest children and their families. Everyone is welcome to attend roundtable meetings.


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Annual Fundraising Galas

Our annual fundraising galas are an occasion to celebrate our child and youth advocacy work with our member organizations and allies as well as to raise much-needed funds to support our work. Check out details about our upcoming gala and highlights from previous galas.


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First Call Forums

First Call periodically hosts forums on emerging issues that affect children and youth. Check out summaries and photos from previous First Call forums.