PolicyWise for Children & Families exists to improve child, family and community well-being by leading, creating and mobilizing research and evaluation for evidence-informed policy and practice.
Established as a not-for-profit corporation in 2003, PolicyWise is distinguished for its focus on mobilizing evidence to inform social policy, its collaborative approach and organizational structure: a formal bridge between government, academia and the community.
Calgary Reads collaborates with schools, families, professionals and community partners to support, facilitate and advocate for early literacy. They do this through programs and initiatives designed for children from birth to eight years and their parents, teachers, mentors, caregivers and communities.
The First 2000 Days Network acts as a catalyst for linking, aligning and leveraging efforts in the Early Childhood Development system to enable collective action toward improving early childhood development outcomes.