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welcome

What are your hopes and dreams for our children? How can we as a community best come together in support of learning and healthy development?

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our work

Cafe develops community-building resources and opportunities that support parents, caregivers, and educators in their important role.

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our vision

What are the possibilities? We see the development of strong healthy communities when our children are fully supported to reach their potential.

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our community

We invite you to share your strengths and passion and join our volunteer-driven community in support of learning and healthy development.

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Latest News & Events

Our Parent Café conversation resources are available for use with parents, caregivers and educators to help explore their role in supporting healthy early development and literacy and learning.

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Research and reading

Building Mutually-Beneficial Relationships Between Schools and Communities: The Role of a Connector (Chrzanowski, Rans, Thompson, of the ABCD Institute) documents strategies and methods used to build successful relationships. 

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The Early Years

How do we apply new learnings about these incredible early years of development to best support our children? Our Parent Café resources help guide parents and caregivers in conversation to explore this window of opportunity.

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Literacy and Learning

A child with a strong foundation for literacy is more likely to experience success in learning and development. Cafe’s resources guide parents, caregivers and communities to collectively build and support young readers.

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Community Learning

Healthy communities are vital for supporting healthy children. Cafe supports our communities and associations in mobilizing and learning together to improve literacy, early childhood development and all issues that impact children.

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support

We all have unique strengths and assets. How can you be a part of the Café community?