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First Call’s ECD Roundtable

The Early Childhood Development Roundtable brings together early childhood advocates to monitor how public policy and investments are serving our youngest children. Participants share information on the state of services and supports in their local communities and on new developments in their fields of work. Everyone is welcome to attend.

* All meetings will be held from 9:30am - 12:00pm at the United Way of the Lower Mainland, 4543 Canada Way in Burnaby.

To be added to our ECD mailing list please contact our office at info@firstcallbc.org.

correspondence and minutes from previous ECD Roundtable meetings.

New ECD Resources

First Call ECD Call to Action: Make BC’s Young Children and Families a Priority (Jan 2015)

We launched our Call to Action at our March Coalition Meeting, and the following organisations made presentations in support of the Call to Action (if they are hyperlinked, you can click on their names to access their powerpoints). Videos of their presentations coming soon:

Lynell Anderson, Author of the Call to Action
Joel Kaplan, BC Council for Families
Jason Gordon, BC Assoc. for Child Development and Intervention
Emily Mlieczko, Early Childhood Educators of BC
Joseph Dunn, Success By 6 BC

A Cold Wind Blows: An Environmental Scan of Public Policy and Programs for young Aboriginal Children in BC (BC Aboriginal ChilCare Society, 2014)

First Call Annotated ECD Resource List (Dec 2012)

Response to MCFD Strategic and Operational Plan Working Draft (2012)