My Neighbourhood, My Future Tri-Cities

United Way of the Lower Mainland
Tri-Cities ECD

My Neighbourhood, My Future Tri-Cities

My Neighbourhood, My Future is a five-year, place-based early childhood initiative. At its heart it is a social-change strategy, focused on leveraging the strengths and reducing the early childhood vulnerabilities within specific neighbourhoods. Our desired change – reduced vulnerability - will be accomplished by moving beyond traditional programs and services to include a significant focus on citizen engagement and change management theory.

My Neighbourhood, My Future is evidence-based in its design and implementation, building on learning from many jurisdictions across the globe. There are two sites that have been identified for MNMF.

Key thoughts:

  • Our change strategy is grounded in evidence while also responding to local opportunity and need – it builds on a decade's worth of Early Years Community Development work in the province of BC.
  • Our change strategy places the 'right to voice' at the heart of our research and collective action. The rights of individuals – particularly our youngest children.
  • Our change strategy leverages intentional partnership and strategic collaboration that spans all sectors and stakeholder groups --‐ as change of this magnitude will never be accomplished in isolation.

Please visit United Way of the Lower Mainland to find out more about My Neighbourhood, My Future.

We Need You!

We want to hear from you!

The first phase is about building on local assets and capacities and hearing froom the community's young families, parents, caregivers and residents.

Go to our get involved page to find out more.

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