19Jan

BC Healthy Communities (BCHC) and Northern Health (NH) are hosting the second year of ‘Citizens Series’ webinars. These two hour sessions invite dialogue from northern communities on specific topics that are critical to improving the health outcomes of northern people, recognizing that community and civic involvement is a cornerstone to healthy people and populations.'

Through this Webinar:

  • LEARN from and with leading experts in the field and to contribute their insights and experiences to understanding the issues within a northern BC context.
  • HEAR from frontline thinkers and practitioners speaking about child poverty and inequities among BC children and their families, the importance of perinatal and early parenting support and early childhood education.
  • DISCUSS how the determinants of health like food, housing, social support networks can impact, negatively or positively, early childhood development.

Special Presenters:

  1. Adrienne Montani, First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition 
  2. Saša Loggin,Terrace Make Children First Network
  3. Jennifer Tkachuk, Northern Interior Children First Initiative – Northern Health

Resources:

Webinar Recording