Call to Action Round Up

Is today the day we recommit ourselves to the purpose, the passion, against all odds?

Delegates were asked the following question throughout the Global Summit:

“How will you use the knowledge presented at the Global Summit to influence policies programs, campaigns, investments and research that enhance physical opportunities for children and youth in your own countries and communities?”

Answers varied in scope but tended to focus on the following key areas:

  • Funding
  • Strategies Early Years
  • Physical Literacy
  • Training for PE in schools
  • Accountability

What can we do?

We’ve identified the needs, now how to we mobilize the action? Some key advice from the Call to Action Session:

Be the hummingbird: Make the best interventions you can, regardless of what else is in place

Get by with a little help from your friends. Partnership was essential to making the summit a success. It is these partnerships, that bring togetherpeople from various spheres of influence, that will help us improve our report card grades in Canada and across the globe.

Examples of action items from Summit Partners: