Is childcare a human right? Join us for the launch of our new project, Establishing a Right to Childcare, and participate in a conversation on the innovative work being done across the province in advocating for safe, accessible, and affordable childcare in BC.
DETAILS: There will be a short business Annual General Meeting followed by a panel discussion and a cocktail reception. We will be providing light refreshments and a cash bar. You are invited to bring a guest.
Moderated by Kendra Milne, West Coast LEAF’s Director of Law Reform, the discussion will explore how sections 7 and 15 of the Charter and international human rights law support a right to childcare.
- Iglika Ivanova is senior economist and public interest researcher at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC office.
- Lynell Anderson is a researcher and advocate for the rights of children, youth, women and families, with a focus on childcare.
- Janet Lucas is a Cree woman and mother of three children aged 22, 19, and 6, living in East Vancouver. She has firsthand experience trying to secure flexible and affordable childcare.
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