SACPA Session - Is Community Support for Children Essential?

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The Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs (SACPA) presents a session discussing the role the community plays in helping to raise children.

Is Community Support for Children Essential?

Date:                    Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time:                    Doors open 11:30 a.m., presentation 12 noon, buffet lunch 12:30 p.m., Q&A 1 – 1:30 p.m.
Location:              Royal Canadian Legion (please enter at north door) 324 Mayor Magrath Dr. S. Lethbridge
Cost:                    $14 buffet lunch with dessert/coffee/tea/juice or $2 coffee/tea/juice. RSVP not required

​Arguably, governments have a mandate to keep our most vulnerable citizens safe, including young children. Recently, the Province of Alberta and the City of Lethbridge initiated significant realignments of their prevention and early intervention services for families.

The speaker will explore these changes from the perspective of an agency that provides preventive services on behalf of governments. The goal is to continue a wholesome and productive discussion about how we protect children in our community.

Speaker:              Peter Imhof 

Peter Imhof came to Lethbridge in 2001 from Germany. After almost 10 years in technical research and development, he joined Family Centre of Lethbridge in 2012 where he became the executive director in 2014.

Through Family Centre, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, Peter, his staff and volunteers help grow the resilience of the children, youth and families in our community.

Moderator:         Bev Muendel-Atherstone

For more information on the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs, visit the SACPA website.

Room or Area: 
Royal Canadian Legion


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