This year's Week of Action will feature many exciting community building and advocacy activities!
Monday Oct 18: Nominate an ECE Hero
*Winners will be selected at random (5 nominees, 5 nominators) to receive $50 gift cards and announced on October 22nd.
Tuesday Oct 19: Heroes Rising Up Virtual Rally and Action 7-8:30 pm
Join educators, advocates and allies for an evening to celebrate ECE heroes! We will hear and share stories from ECE's, celebrate and show our gratitude for the work of ECEs in the last year, and participate in a phone zap together to press for positive change for our sector! All Rally attendees will be entered in a door prize draw for Appreciation Prizes!
Phone Zap Script (can be used anytime to phone zap your representative)
Wednesday Oct 20: Email your MPP
Email your Member of Provincial Parliament to call on them to support a national child care agreement and the AECEO/OCBCC Roadmap to Universal Child Care in Ontario. Find your MPP here, and their email address here.
Copy and paste the email letter template into your own document.
Thursday Oct 21: Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day!!
Visit the OCBCC's website for downloadable Appreciation Certificates, tips for celebrating the day, pdf versions of the poster and social media shareables.
Friday October 22: Prize draws for ECE Hero winners!
(See Monday's action)
5 nominees and 5 nominators will each receive $50 gift cards drawn at random and announced on October 22nd!