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Webinar available online for first BCPRC 2017 Speaker Series: Value BC: Equality, Justice and Prosperity for All


This webinar from Jan. 17, 2017, follows the first of BC Poverty Reduction Coalition’s 2017 Speaker Series that was held on Jan. 16, 2017. The webinar features David Morley, the president and CEO of UNICEF Canada, and Adrienne Montani, the provincial coordinator of First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy.

Did you know that Canada is one of the more unequal societies for children and youth, ranking 26th of 35 nations? David drew on UNICEF’s latest report card and encouraged us to think about how we can move Canada from the back of the pack to leading the way.

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