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Gender identity resource for parents

Caring for Kids has released a resource for parents to understand how gender identity develops in children and how parents and caregivers can best promote healthy gender development in children. The resource outlines useful terms, explains how gender identity develops, discusses expression of gender identity, and answers other frequently asked questions in MORE


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Tri-Cities Charter and the Action Plan

The Tri-Cities Children’s Charter of Rights and Action Plan was recently launched and includes 12 Rights that collaboratively fosters places where children feel heard, make friends, feel loved, are safe, feel included and get engaged in exploring their creativity and intellect. They have identified 4 Rights that could use focused MORE


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Watch BC School Superintendent Teresa Downs on White Privilege Campaign

Superintendent of Schools for the Gold Trail School District, Teresa Downs, presented at the Columbia Institute’s Centre for Civic Governance 2018 High Ground: Communities for All event in March 2018. Her speech about the district’s experiences and responses to their White Privilege Campaign was incredibly moving and inspiring. The speech MORE


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Bilingual children’s books created in nsyilxcən with English translations

The Okanagan Nation Alliance has created a collection of bilingual children’s books that are adaptations of Syilx oral traditions. These oral traditions are known as captikwł. This set of children’s books was translated by Sʕamtíc̓aʔ (Sarah Peterson) which the intention of language revitalization. Texts are in nsyilxcən with English translations. Links to MORE


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The Resilience Guide: Strategies For Responding to Trauma in Refugee Children

CMAS (Supporting Child Care in the Settlement Community) has recently released a Resilience Guide to help individuals and teams understand: • the impact of the refugee experience at different ages, • the developmental effects of trauma and resettlement, • key strategies to strengthen families’ capacity for resilience, and • practical MORE


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Resource for developing a reconciliation statement

The United Way has a powerful statement of reconciliation which was implemented on June 21, 2016, and serves as a great example for organizations in the process of developing one. The BCTF has an excellent education resource for the reconciliation process available printed and in e-book  form called Project of Heart, MORE