News Category: Opportunities


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Urban Explorers promotes children as agents of change within communities

The Society for Children and Youth of BC (SCYBC) has launched a pilot Urban Explorers educational program within the Vancouver School District (SD39). With a focus on children’s rights to participate in decisions that affect their lives, Urban Explorers invites elementary and high-school students to explore their community, identify community assets, MORE


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National Financial Literacy Month coming up in November

Financial Literacy Month is coming up in November, and there are some excellent resources available to plan for events and participation through-out November. First Call coalition member Family Services of Greater Vancouver provides multiple financial skills programs for different groups, including youth with their Dollar$ and $ense youth financial literacy MORE


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Activist grants available for improving student wellbeing

The McConnell Foundation has launched a Student Wellbeing for Systems Change Fund, through which school districts, groups of schools, and organizations working within the education system are invited to apply for projects dedicated to both improving student social and emotional wellbeing and addressing barriers to longer-term, deeper impact. Grants awarded MORE


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Budget consultation for BC Budget 2018 now open

The Budget Consultation Paper is a way for anyone in BC to share ideas with the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government services regarding Budget 2018 and the three-year fiscal plan from 2018-19 to 2020-21. The government has provided key questions to guide preparations: What are your top priorities to help MORE