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Don’t Look Away – How one boy’s story has the power to shift a system of care for children and youth

The Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) is calling for a collective commitment to “stop tinkering at the edges of …

Reflecting Back, Propelling Forward: A Report on the Child & Youth Family Justice Conference

Access to Justice BC co-hosted the Child & Youth Family Justice Conference on September 23, 2023, along with the Representative …

Representative for Children and Youth says much more needs to be done to ensure young people in care do not continue to go missing

In acknowledgement of International Missing Children’s Day, May 25th, B.C.’s Representative for Children and youth is calling on “the diverse …
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Representative congratulates Mary Teegee on receiving the Janusz Korczak Medal for Children’s Rights Advocacy

Victoria – A fierce warrior for children, youth and their families was honoured last week by the Janusz Korczak Association …

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Who is the Representative for Children and Youth?

Jennifer Charlesworth has been the Rep since October 2018. She works to make sure that the rights and opinions of …

What is advocacy?

Advocacy is helping someone have their voice heard and making sure their rights are respected …

What information will be shared about me?

Any information gathered about you is confidential. While most of the Rep’s advocacy services are done over the phone, advocates …

What if I don’t trust the advocate?

Advocates are there to act on your behalf. The Rep’s Office doesn’t work for a Ministry or Community Living BC …

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