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Growing Up Great Advocacy

Do you know of an issue affecting children and youth in our community that you would like the Ottawa Child and Youth Initiative to advocate for?


If the issue falls within the parameters of our advocacy work (as set out in the next section), please complete the form below in its entirety and then click send. Alternatively, you can download the form here, and submit it to


Once received, your request will be reviewed and you will be provided with a written reply.

Our Guiding Principles for Advocacy

Project must be:

  • Anchored in research and evidence
  • Child/Youth and Family focused
  • Non partisan
  • Reflects strategic priorities
  • Evaluated
  • Cross-sectoral in nature
  • Involvement will raise awareness around the issue and has potential to make a positive difference

Advocacy Form:

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