Perspectives on Care: Growing Up in Alternative Care in Canada and Abroad
Join us on June 6, 2019, at the Women Deliver Canada Pavilion for a dynamic discussion on the situation facing young women as they transition out of alternative care in Canada and around the world.
Hear from leading national and international child protection practitioners, as well as a panel of youth advocates who will speak to their own lived experience having grown up in alternative care in Canada and Burundi. The panel discussion will be facilitated by Kistie Singh, Director of Programs and Services for SOS Children’s Village British Columbia, and will explore the gender equality challenges facing adolescent girls and young women as they transition out of care.
The Canada Pavilion, hosted by CanWaCH and Women Deliver 2019 Mobilization Canada, is less than a 10-minute walk from the Vancouver Convention Centre. The Canada Pavilion at Steamworks Brewpub will be the go-to spot for Canadian events.
10:30 AM – Registration and Coffee
10:40 AM – Welcome and Introductory Remarks by Thomas Bauer, President and CEO of SOS Children’s Villages Canada
10:45 AM – Framing the Discussion: The Global Situation Facing Children without Parental Care by Olive Lumonya, National Director of SOS Children’s Villages Uganda, and Kistie Singh, Director of Programing for SOS Children’s Villages British Columbia
11:00 AM – Panel Discussion & Question and Answer moderated by Kistie Singh, Director of Programing for SOS Children’s Villages British Columbia
11:25 AM – Closing Remarks by Kistie Singh, Director of Programing for SOS Children’s Villages British Columbia
Date and Time
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The Canada Pavilion at Steamworks Brewpub
375 Water Street
Attendance is free. Limited seats available – RSVP is required.
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Coordinator, Special Events
Tel: 1.800.767.5111 ext. 539
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