Video Making Ideas

Many people do not know that:

  • One in seven children in BC lives in poverty.
  • Every month, more than one-third of children in Grades 4 to 7 are bullied or bully others.
  • About 1 in 4 seniors lives alone.

“What does one of these issues mean to me and how do I care to change it?”

You could make a video about a bullied child, a lonely senior, or a child living in poverty in BC. Choose whichever one of these themes resonates best with you. We’re open to your interpretation. It could be a true story, a personal story or an imagined one…

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  • One in seven BC children lives in poverty.
  • Almost 30 percent of the region’s six-year-olds are not ready to learn by the time they enter school due to poverty and related factors.
  • Children living in poverty do not have adequate emotional support and stimulation or nutritious food, and are more likely to grow up    facing social and economic problems.
  • For every dollar invested in quality child care, at least two dollars are saved by reduced social costs and increased workplace productivity.
  • Every month, more than one-third of children in Grades 4 to 7 are bullied or bully others.
  • Without supervision and direction, children ages 6-12 are at increased risk of bullying, suicide, crime and gang violence.
  • Bullying is one of the childhood influences that have a lifelong impact on health, well-being, success and one’s contribution as an adult.


  • About 1 in 4 seniors lives alone, putting them at risk for social isolation and related problems.
  • Social isolation affects at least ten percent of seniors living in the Lower Mainland.
  • Almost one in five seniors lives in poverty and more than half of seniors over the age of 75 live with a