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What you can do

Want to advocate for a strong commitment to Early Childhood Development? Here are some things you can do:

Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC

Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Infant Development Program of BC

BC Council for Families

BC Aboriginal Child Care Society

BC Association for Child Development and Intervention

Early Childhood Educators of BC

Council of Parent Participation Preschools

East Kootenay Childhood Coalition (Contact Patricia Whalen, ekidsfirst@telus.net)

United Way of the Lower Mainland (First Call Funder)

BC Healthy Child Development Alliance

Let Your Elected Officials Know How You Feel!
Write letters to your MLA, your MP and other municipal officials about child and youth issues. Handwritten letters get the most attention, but any letters you write or sign should include a request for a response.

Join Us!
Become part of the First Call Coalition by endorsing the First Call Four Keys to Success for children and youth and making a commitment to keep current with the key issues affecting children and youth in the various sectors of health, education, recreation, criminal justice, social services and community and family living; raise awareness of these issues; and mobilize your community to join the First Call Coalition.

Some other ways you can take action on your commitment include: