Kids Can’t Wait
Community Gathering: October 29, 2019, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Join us for a full-day gathering of families, advocates, agencies, and organizations. We are coming together to improve outcomes for children and families who receive early years supports and services in B.C.
Date: October 29, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Croatian Cultural Center, 3250 Commercial Dr., Vancouver, BC V5N 4E4
Facilitator: Sheila Beauchemin
Cost: $20 (coffee, snacks & lunch)
Register Here: Kids Can’t Wait: Community Gathering
Kids Can’t Wait: Community Gathering
Bring your heart, your vision and your voice — and tell us what you feel, what you see and what want. We will explore what has happened in the last three years since the first Kids Can’t Wait. What has improved? What hasn’t? What should happen next? Our goal is to produce a Community Action Plan to guide our collective efforts.
Objectives and Outcomes:
- Identify how we can improve outcomes for children, youth and their families receiving early years support
- Explore what families, community allies, and agencies are asking for and how we can collectively support each other in community
- Determine measures for progress and define success
Financial Support / Scholarship:
Inclusion BC has some funding available to support individuals and families who want to participate at the Kids Can’t Wait Gathering and need extra financial support. In order to support the maximum number of people, we ask that you identify the least expensive options for support and/or transportation.
- APPLY: Kids Can’t Wait Scholarship
Background: Building on the 2016 Report
Our 2019 Community Gathering will build on the learnings and experiences since we produced the first 2016 Kids Can’t Wait Report.
This community gathering is organized and presented by:
Inclusion BC • Family Support Institute • BC Association for Child Development and Intervention (BCACDI) • Richmond Association for Community Living • Inclusion Langley Society • BC Centre for Ability • First Call – BC Child and Youth Advocacy • Coalition Provincial Advisor for Aboriginal Infant Development Program • Provincial Advisor for Aboriginal Supported Child Development Program
Thank you for the generous support from the Vancouver Foundation
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Please register at our event page: Kids Can’t Wait: Community Gathering