A.C.T. Calgary has three key goals in which it is striving to achieve.
- Represent, uphold and provide a voice for the interests of families and youth and especially marginalized youth.
- Provide focused educational opportunities for professionals and those directly engaged with youth at local, regional, provincial, national, and international levels designed to disseminate information directed at improving opportunities for youth development.
- Provide a forum in which to the review and prioritize specific research informed policy of benefit to youth with representation at local, regional, provincial, national, and international levels.
All Children’s Trust Association Calgary (A.C.T. Calgary) seeks to achieve improvement for the developmental opportunities of children and adolescents through bringing together politicians, researchers, policy makers, the provincial government, community representatives and other service providers.
Rather than focusing exclusively on new research or the induction new programming, A.C.T. Calgary will bring existing groups together in order to examine specific ways to engage local, provincial, national and international levels of society to enact research-supported practice. The synchronized engagement of these multiple levels is envisioned to make operational key dimensions of research-informed policy that will serve to inform and guide the development of improvement of opportunities for youth.