News Topics: Children and Youth in Care


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Spotlight’s Best Practices: Child Welfare Journalism Report

Dylan Cohen, Fostering Change Campaign Organizer, worked with Spotlight: Child Welfare to discuss the best practices for journalists interviewing youth, parents and others with lived experience in the child welfare system. He developed tip sheets drawing on existing literature, his own experiences with media, and interviews with youth and parents MORE


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Plenty of Threads Program

The Connecting Community to Surrey Youth Aging Out of Care project brings you the Plenty of Threads program that connects the education and employment community to youth from care. Youth in or from care aged 19-27 are invited to attend and have one-one-one coffee meetings with folks working in jobs, education programs MORE


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Spotlight: Child Welfare

Spotlight: Child Welfare is a collaborative journalism project that aims to deepen and improve reporting on B.C.’s child welfare system. Their goals are to produce in-depth, nuanced, data-driven and solutions‑oriented reporting about B.C.’s child‑welfare system, and to develop a model for collaborative journalism projects that folks can use in other regions MORE


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First Call’s Statement on the 2019 BC Budget Announcement

  The big news for families with children is that starting in October 2020 a new B.C. Child Opportunity Benefit will replace the Early Childhood Tax benefit. In our annual Child Poverty Report Card we have been calling for improvements to this benefit for years. BC is the only province MORE