Alliance For Childhood
Promotes policies and practices that support children’s healthy development, love of learning, and joy in living.
Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health
Educates professionals and the public about the life changing discoveries made in the area of prenatal and perinatal psychology and health.
Atkinson Charitable Foundation
Promotes social and economic justice in Ontario, through projects that focus on Early Childhood Education and Development and/or Economic Justice.
Promoting parenting practices that create strong, healthy emotional bonds between children and their parents.
Campaign For A Commercial Free Childhood
Supports the rights of children to grow up – and the rights of parents to raise them – without being undermined by rampant consumerism.
Canadian Association for Young Children (CAYC)
CAYC exists to provide a Canadian voice on critical issues related to the quality of life of all young children and their families.
Canadian Youth Climate Movement
A united front of youth from across Canada tackling the biggest challenge of our generation, the emerging climate crisis.
Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs
FRP Canada promotes the well-being of families by providing national leadership and resources, including the book Positive Discipline by Joan E. Durrant, Ph.D.
Canadian Society for Ecological Economics
Works to facilitate understanding between economists and ecologists in pursuit of a vision of a sustainable future.
Center for Ecoliteracy
Founded by Fritjof Capra, the Center is dedicated to education for sustainable living.
Center for Partnership Studies
Partnership is a commitment to a way of living based on harmony with nature, nonviolence, and gender, racial, and economic equity. Co-founded by Riane Eisler and David Loye.
Charter for Compassion
Promotes the effort to restore not only compassionate thinking but compassionate action to the center of our lives. A call to bring the world together.
Children’s Environmental Health Center, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Aims to protect children against environmental threats to health.
Children’s Rights Centre
Promotes children’s rights education in Canada.
The Climate Consortium for Research Action and Integration
Providing climate science and tools to address climate change and help our communities to become sustainable.
Educates industry, consumers and policy makers about the challenges and solutions to global climate change
Works to prevent commercial culture from exploiting children.
To end physical punishment of children in Canada.
Council On Early Child Development (CECD)
CECD envisions a national system of early child development that reflects the critical importance of life-long health, learning and behaviour for every Canadian and that provides every child with equity from the start and equitable outcomes later in life.
David Suzuki Foundation
Working to find ways for society to live in balance with the natural world that sustains us.
Design for Change Contest
Conceived and promoted by Riverside School in India, this innovative contest offers children around the world an opportunity to children’s ‘design’ solutions for the world’s greatest challenges.
Dr. Gabor Mate
Physician and bestselling author with expertise on a range of topics, from addiction and attention deficit disorder to mind-body wellness, adolescent mental health, and parenting.
Earth Child Project
Earth Child Project aims to create meaningful and sustainable change by providing practical skills in how to live a holistic, balanced lifestyle with a focus on self-awareness, health and the environment.
EPA – United States Environmental Protection Agency
How smoking affects the health of children and babies.
BC’s Child Rights Public Awareness Campaign.
Environmental Working Group
A research organization based in Washington, D.C. that uses the power of information to protect human, and in particular, children’s health and the environment.
Natural play spaces for children.
First Call: BC Child & Youth Advocacy Coalition
A non-partisan, cross-sectoral coalition of 90 partner groups from across BC who are committed to promoting children’s rights and improving their health and well-being.
Free the Children
Children helping children through education.
An independent, non-profit research and education organization committed to the development of the Genuine Progress Index (GPI) — a new measure of sustainability, well being and quality of life.
Greening our schools – transformative education for sustainability.
Hazel Henderson: Ethical Markets
The world renowned evolutionary economist and sustainable development expert.
Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP)
HELP makes a unique international research contribution to understanding the biological, psychological and societal factors influencing children’s health and development.
Institute for Children’s Environmental Health
Working for a healthy, just and sustainable future for all children.
International Step By Step Association
ISSA helps ensure a healthy start for chidren in many countries.
Islands Hakomi Education Network
Hakomi is a gentle, yet powerful, method of assisted self discovery. It rests in principles of non-violence, the use of mindfulness, and the recognition that mind and body are not separate.
Joint Statement on Physical Punishment of Children and Youth
These research reviews conclude that the physical (corporal) punishment of children and youth plays no useful role in their upbringing and poses only risks to their development.
The human race is now contaminated with hundreds of industrial chemicals, with babies being born pre-polluted carrying as many as 300 toxins in their bodies when they enter the world.
Kids vs Global Warming
Empowering youth to lead the green revolution.
La Leche League (in Canada)
Help and information about mothering through breastfeeding.
Landon Pearson Resource Centre
Fosters discussion and research on issues related to children’s rights.
The Learning Partnership
Developing partnerships that strengthen public education in Canada.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute
Provides an institutional home for a broad range of activities illuminating the Nobel laureate’s life and the movements he inspired.
Honouring life’s big moments through transformational ceremonies.
Both a philosophy of child development and and a rationale for guiding such growth.
Mothers Acting Up
Dedicated to mobilizing the gigantic political strength of mothers (and others) to ensure the health, education and safety of every child, not just a privileged few.
National Alliance for Children and Youth (NACY)
Brings diverse not-for-profit organizations together in a collaborative network dedicated to enhancing the well-being of children and youth in Canada. NACY provides leadership and knowledge dedicated to mobilizing and linking practice and research to policy development.
National Association for Education for Young Children.
Navigating The Great Turning
The term The Great Turning has come into widespread use to describe the awakening of a higher level of human consciousness and a human turn from an era of violence against people and nature to a new era of peace, justice and environmental restoration.
New Brunswick Environmental Network
Spearheaded the first draft Bill of Rights to Protect Children’s Health from Environmental Hazards.
One Earth Initiative
The One Earth Initiative is a non-profit research and advocacy group that seeks to transform unsustainable consumption and production patterns locally, nationally and internationally.
Over Grow The System – Free Range Child
Healing and Inspiring Children with animals, mud and a touch of magic.
The Parent Coaching Institute
Founded in 2000 by Gloria DeGaetano, the PCI uses its innovative coaching model to co-create with parents solutions to parenting challenges, leading to new levels of family fulfillment.
Peaceful Schools International
A Canadian initiative established by a teacher whose son died as a result of a bullying incident.
Connects bio-regionally experienced and knowledgeable instructors focusing on theory and hands-on activity for students to graduate with the highest amount of retention, application and inspiration needed to create a positive sustainable future.
The science and spirit of nurturing healthiest human development from pre-conception / pre-adoption, and our inner development as parents, teachers and caregivers.
Raising the Village
Working to create villages that develop their communities by developing their children.
The Ray C. Anderson Foundation
Creating a brighter, sustainable world through the funding of innovative projects that promote and advance the concepts of sustainable production and consumption.
Respect in Sport
An interactive, online certification program to protect our youth and enhance an organization’s mandate for safe, fun and respectful environments for all.
An initiative to retire Ronald McDonald. For nearly 50 years no one has been better at hooking kids on unhealthy food, spurring an epidemic of diet-related disease.
Located in Ahemedabad, India, Riverside is a vibrant research center for school education, where insights from cutting-edge research are turned into working models of pedagogical practices with a single-minded focus: student wellbeing.
Room 217 Foundation
Caring for the whole person with music.
Roots & Shoots
Founded by Jane Goodall – a youth driven global network of tens of thousands of young people in almost 100 countries, showing care and
concern for people, animals, and the environment.
Raffi’s song “Roots & Shoots Everywhere” was written for this organization.
Roots of Empathy
An evidence-based classroom program that has shown dramatic effect in reducing levels of aggression and violence among school children while raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy.
Ryan’s Well Foundation
Helps deliver clean water in developing countries.
Sierra Club BC
Promoting the responsible use of B.C.’s natural resources and a modern, equitable economy that sustains our planet in every way.
Sierra Club Canada
Committed to developing a diverse, well-trained grassroots network to protect the integrity of our global ecosystems.
Offers educators and parents opportunities to learn research-proven ways to motivate learning.
Society for Children and Youth of BC
Dedicated to improving the well-being of children and youth in British Columbia.
Seven Ravens Permaculture Academy & Ecoforest
Practicing permaculture throughout the world has given us an overview of the incredible challenges that face this planet and how to turn problems into flourishing solutions that empower communities.
Stop Corporate Abuse
Working toward a world where major decisions affecting people and the environment are based on the public interest, not on maximizing corporate profits.
Success By 6
Builds the capacity of parents and communities throughout British Columbia so that children 0-6 can be: healthy, safe and secure, socially engaged and responsible, and successful learners.
A comprehensive collection of wellness writings and resources, presented by John W. Travis, MD, MPH. A site designed to stretch your thinking and open your heart.
Tibetan Children’s Villages
Caring for Tibetan children living in India.
Toronto First Duty
A universal early learning and care program model.
Toxic Free Canada
Working with the principles of sustainability and social justice, Toxic Free Canada promotes healthy workplaces, homes and communities.
Helping children around the world.
Supports Unicef’s work for children in more than 150 countries and territories and builds awareness among Canadians about the issues facing the world’s children.
A movement to create a healthy society through evidence-based, people-centred ideas.
The Virtues Project
Provides empowering strategies that inspire the practice of virtues in everyday life through programs which support people of all ages to cultivate their virtues – the gifts of character.
Education of the Whole Child.
What Babies Want
A documentary that explores the consciousness of infants,
and a community that supports infant parenting.
Zero to Three
Supports the healthy development and well-being of infants, toddlers and their families.