End Child Poverty Now! Forum – January 25

British Columbia has had the worst child poverty rate in Canada for eight consecutive years and yet does not have a poverty reduction plan. To learn more about this issue, please attend this forum.

Panelists include:
Dr. Barbara Fitzgerald, Pediatrician, RICHER Initiative UBC
Carrie Gelson, Teacher (grade 2/3), Seymour School
Dr. Clyde Hertzman, Director, Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) UBC
Seth Klein, BC Director of Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Co-chair, BC Poverty Reduction Coalition
Janey Lee, Teacher (kindergarten), Thunderbird Elementary School
Andrea Lemire, Director, Society for Children and Youth of BC
Adrienne Montani, Provincial Coordinator for First Call, BC Child and Youth Coalition
Scott Vandeloo, Youth and Family Worker, Macdonald School

Date: January 25, 2012
Time: 7 - 9:30pm
Location: Lecture Hall A130, Langara College, 100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver

Registration begins at 6:30pm. For more information, please contact Frances Grunberg at 604.323.5099 or by email at fgrunberg@langara.bc.ca.