Wednesday, February 22, 2023 – 10:30 -12:00 Pacific Time
Sponsored by Advocacy, Canadian Federation of University Women and Fairness for Children Raised by Relatives this webinar will provide an overview of Kinship Care, an update on progress to date and an opportunity to explore what we can all do to make life better for the children and their caregivers.
Register to join the free webinar to see where we were in 2021, where we are in 2023 and where we need to go now. Register in advance!
Shari Monsma, President of Fairness for Children, Children Being Raised by Relatives, along with Jane Bouey and Cassandra Strain from Parent Support Services Society of BC will share insights on the history of Kinship Care and current programs that support relatives and their children,.
Hear the stories from Grandparents who have lived experience.
These grandparents continue to advocate for their families’ needs in the area’s equity, inclusion,
fairness in both community and financial areas:
- Gail Moillet, Qualicum Beach,
- Susie Moose, Vancouver,
- Bonnie Whipple, Vancouver Island,
- Shari Monsma Coquitlam.
WHAT STILL NEEDS TO CHANGE TO SUPPORT THE CHILDREN AND YOUTH?