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Raising Canada Summit - Calgary

  • cSPACE King Edward 1721 29th Avenue SW, Suite 130 Calgary, AB, T2T 6T7 Canada (map)

Join us for a special forum with children, youth and adults to discuss the urgent need to invest in Canada's children!

On Tuesday September 18, 2018, Children First Canada is hosting an exciting forum in Calgary that will bring together children and youth with leaders from the business community and charitable sector to discuss the urgent need to invest in children and youth.

We are launching the Raising Canada report in partnership with the O’Brien Institute for Public Health at the University of Calgary; the report paints an alarming picture of the challenges facing children and youth across the country, and points to the urgent need for action.

As a highly respected leader in our community, we would be honoured to have you participate in the Raising Canada Summit, and support the participation of children and youth to attend!

Your ticket price will cover your participation, and it also includes the sponsorship of one child or youth delegate who will be attending.

In the morning, children and youth will take part in a dynamic and engaging workshop to get immersed in the findings from the report. They will also learn about the Canadian Children’s Charter, an exciting new tool created by thousands of young Canadians from coast to coast to coast, calling on leaders in government, the private sector, and civil society, to take urgent action to improve the lives of our youngest citizens.

At lunch, you will have the chance to join the forum along with other respected leaders from the business community and the charitable sector. The youth will present what they’ve learned and engage with the adults in a dynamic discussion on what it will take to Raise Canada from its current rank as 25th place for child wellbeing, to become the best place in the world for kids to grow up!

Canada’s young people are not only leaders of the future, they are leaders today.

The Raising Canada Summit is an incredible opportunity for children and youth to use and enhance their leadership skills, and directly contribute to a vision and plan of action for all of Canada’s children. As a business leader, you will also gain valuable insights on the challenges facing young Canadians, and learn what your role is in helping us Raise Canada!

Click here to purchase tickets.

To nominate a child/youth delegate for the summit, please contact:

Earlier Event: June 6
Children's Charter Consultation
Later Event: November 20
National Child Day