Staff and Advisory Committee
The Living Wage for Families Campaign is a program of First Call Child and Youth Advocacy Society and guided by an advisory committee, with representatives from community organizations and other partners and supporters in Metro Vancouver.
The Living Wage For Families Campaign is staffed by:
Anastasia French, Campaigns and Operations Organiser
Anastasia (she/her) is a passionate campaigner with over 10 years experience campaigning on social justice issues in Canada and the UK. She previously worked as National Campaigns Manager for The Children's Society, one of Britain's leading children's charities. At The Children's Society, she ran several successful campaigns on issues around debt, child poverty and support for refugee and migrant children.
She lives and works on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), səlil̓wətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) peoples. In her spare time she enjoys hiking and visiting every park, library and brewery in Vancouver.
Her role is split between the Living Wage for Families campaign and supporting First Call BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition.
For inquires about the Living Wage for Families Campaign, including communications, administration, campaigning, and employer certification and recognition, please contact Anastasia at [email protected] or 236-979-6062.
Advisory committee members represent the following organizations:
- Canadian Labour Congress
- Hospital Employees’ Union
- BC Government and Service Employees’ Union
- Canadian Union of Public Employees BC
- Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 391
- Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
- First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition
- United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 1518
- BC Teachers’ Federation
- Vancity Credit Union