August 30, 2011

Citizens Can Have Their Say in Social Issues

Kamloops, B.C. - The City of Kamloops and City Council have created four committees that act as advisory bodies to the Kamloops Social Planning Council. These sub-committees meet quarterly to discuss the social issues present in the community and develop direction for consideration by Social Planning Council.

Service agencies and the public are encouraged to contact the City liaison's (listed below) to highlight issues, concerns, and successes as they pertain to each committee's focus. Meeting dates and past committee information can be found: » advisorycommittees.shtml.

Seniors Advisory Committee

Contact:
Hannah Coulter, Active Living Coordinator
250-828-3653
Hcoulter@kamloops.ca

Youth Children and Families Committee
Youth Children and Families Committee ensures that children, youth, parents and providers are involved in the decisions made within the City of Kamloops and in the community that affect them, their families and friends.
Next Meeting: Wed, September 28, 2011

Contact:
Hannah Coulter, Active Living Coordinator
250-828-3653
Hcoulter@kamloops.ca

Diversity Advisory Committee
The Diversity Advisory Committee concentrates on matters pertaining to an understanding and appreciation of diversity and the inclusion of aboriginal and ethnic communities into the social fabric of our community.
Next Meeting: Mon, September 19, 2011

Contact:
Ben Chobater, Community Development Coordinator
250-828-3582
Bchobater@kamloops.ca

Mayor's Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities
The Mayor's Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities concentrates on matters pertaining to persons with disabilities and their community well-being.
Next Meeting: Fri, September 9, 2011

Contact:
Ben Chobater, Community Development Coordinator
250-828-3582
Bchobater@kamloops.ca

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Media Contact:
Ben Chobater, Community Development Coordinator
City of Kamloops
250-828-3582
bchobater@kamloops.ca

Hannah Coulter, Active Living Coordinator
City of Kamloops
250-828-3653
hcoulter@kamloops.ca