In Fort Saskatchewan, partners came together to host multiple parent and children play sessions and parent conference. Partners in these events included schools, public library, Primary Care Network (PCN), Alberta Health Services (AHS), Parent Link Centre (PLC), Boys & Girls Club, Business Community, RCMP and Kid Sport. Participants received information on the recent local <a target=“blank” href=” https://ecdcoalitions.org/coalition/fort-saskatchewan/ ”>EDI data</a> and received <a target=“blank” href=” https://ecdss.ca/go-play/ ”>”Go Play”</a> posters. The local high school students got involved and catered the event. The Coalition also hosted a public presentation to share the EDI data and focused on the importance of the early years and how the community might support early childhood development.
Central Peace encourages coalition members to refine skills in leadership and strategic planning. The coordinator attended board development sessions offered by Alberta Arts & Culture & hosted though the local municipality. At every available opportunity, they have met with local and provincial government representatives to advocate for community needs regarding desired resources and services.