First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC)

First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC)
British Columbia Representative for Children and Youth (RCY)

British Columbia Representative for Children and Youth (RCY)

July 07, 2011 13:00 ET

The First Nations Education Steering Committee and the Representative for Children and Youth for British Columbia Will Sign a Memorandum of Understanding

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 7, 2011) - The First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) will formalize a partnership with the British Columbia Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) through a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the FNESC Board Meeting. The purpose of the MOU will be to establish a joint dialogue and advocacy process regarding general and systemic issues relating to the education of B.C. First Nations children and youth, especially those in care and at risk.

What:
FNESC and the RCY will sign an MOU.
Who:
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, RCY
Tyrone McNeil, President, FNESC
And more than 60 First Nations representatives throughout the province
When:
Friday July 8, 2011
9:00 am – 9:20 am – Traditional Coast Salish protocol ceremony (includes photo opportunity)
9:20 am – 9:40 am – Remarks by the RCY and FNESC
9:40 am – 10:00 am – MOU signing and photo opportunity
Media check-in at 8:45 a.m.
Where:
The Coast Hotel, 1763 Comox Street, Vancouver

Participants will be available for interviews following the event.

Contact Information

  • First Nations Education Steering Committee
    Kristen Harvey
    Manager of Communications
    Cell: 604-866-3409
    kristenh@fnesc.ca

    Representative for Children and Youth
    Marg LeGuilloux
    Director of Communications
    Cell: 250-893-8244
    Marg.LeGuilloux@rcybc.ca