An invitation went out to engage the community in a process leading to the creation of a Tri-Cities Children's Charter.View Invitation & Learn More
History of the Tri-Cities Children's Charter
The Tri-Cities Children's Charter of Rights was officially launched on April 16, 2018 after consultation with key stakeholders the most important of which were the children themselves. Click on each of the items below to learn more about how the Children's Charter of Rights was established. We look forward to continuing to work across the multiple sectors to afford children their rights.
Click on the information below to view photos and details of each step in the process.
The Tri-Cities Children's Accord was signed in front of over 180 people at the 7th annual Tri-Cities Champions for Young Children Awards held May 12, 2016.View photos of the signing and learn more.
Surveys were created for children aged 5 to 12 and Tri-Cities parents. Key representatives from our accord partners were interviewed to find out how the rights were being addressed.Find out more about the process.
The official public launch of the Tri-Cities Children's Charter of Rights took place on April 18, 2018. This included the introduction of an Action Plan that outlined how the rights were being addressed and included areas of focus for the future.View photos of the launch and learn more
Moving Forward With The Tri-Cities Children's Charter Of Rights
Our Rights in Action Newsletters have been celebrating rights champions within our communities and have also provided a community snapshot of how different organizations are moving forward with kids in mind. The cities within the Tri-Cities also committed to including the Tri-Cities Children's Charter of Rights on their webpages.
To find out more about incorporating the Children's Charter of Rights and to view the action plan visit the charter resources page.