1998 - Leaders from Peel Health and Peel Children's Centre convened the first meeting of stakeholders to develop a Peel-wide initiative focusing on issues impacting children 0 to 6, their families and caregivers. The first vision and mandate for the Peel Success By Six Coalition was developed.
1998-2003 - Established Healthy Babies, Healthy Children Advisory Group, Early Years Advisory Group and Children’s Mental Health Advisory Group.
Co-sponsored the Understanding the Early Years (UEY) initiative in the Dixie-Bloor area with Peel District School Board.
Facilitated the Havenwood Project, a collaborative cross-sector initiative providing support to parents and pre-school children in a school setting.
Hosted the Family Fair, a free community event geared to families and young children that provides interactive parent-child activities, information on community resources, and entertainment.
Hosted a bi-annual conference for service providers.
2003-2004 - Peel Success by Six Coalition approached United Way of Peel Region to obtain the official United Way Success By 6 Peel license.
At the request of Success By 6 Peel, Dr. Fraser Mustard conducted a forum in Peel for community leaders on the importance of the early years.
Peel Action Group for Integrated Early Years Services was formed.
Success by Six Coalition and the Peel Action Group for Integrated Early Years Services amalgamated, developing a governance structure that became Success By 6 Peel.
The initiative invited partners from the business, social services, education, health, recreation, libraries and government sectors to participate.
A strategic plan was developed providing a comprehensive roadmap for the future.
2005 - The strategic plan was adopted by the Council of Champions.
February 12 - Success By 6 Peel publicly launches as an organization.
Success By 6 Peel began work on a report to the community, website, and plans to develop capacity and knowledge within the Peel community.
2006 - A comprehensive detailed status report, titled Children in Peel…A Snapshot of Our Youngest Children, was released in February revealing that a significant number of children aged 0 to 6 in Peel Region are not receiving the kind of positive experiences and support they need to thrive and succeed in school and beyond.
Success By 6 Peel facilitated five community partnerships to directly respond to issues and needs at the neighbourhood level: St. John Fisher Elementary School, Early Years Partnership Project; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Assessment Project; Substance Abuse Prevention; Peel Postpartum Mood Disorder Program and L.I.O.N. (Learning In Our Neighbourhood).
2007 - Success By 6 Peel partnered with the Council of Early Child Development to present and host a three-day forum on early child development. Researchers, educators, childcare workers, program managers and healthcare workers coalesced on the cornerstone conference themes of partnership, research, and community.
John Huether, Executive Committee member represented Success By 6 Peel in providing expert commentary to a House of Commons Standing Committee on Bill C303, a private members' bill seeking to establish accountability criteria for expenditures assigned to provinces for early learning and child care.
May 24 - The Peel Children's Charter of Rights was created and adopted by Peel Regional Council.
November 2 -The Peel Postpartum Mood Disorder Program, a Success By 6 Peel Working Group, presented a forum for health and social services professionals to take part in developing a comprehensive services response for women and families. Guest speakers included singer/songwriter and PMD survivor Amy Sky and Dr. Cindy Lee Dennis, PhD, Associate Professor Faculty of Nursing University of Toronto.
November 20 - The first official National Child Day in Peel Region was proclaimed by Peel Regional Council on the recommendation of Success By 6 Peel. The Charter Champion program was launched to engage service organizations and businesses in supporting and implementing the Charter.
2008 - Success By 6 Peel's Evaluation and Accountability Committee distributed a bulletin that reported on the 2007 Early Development Instrument (EDI) scores across Peel and its area municipalities. The Early Development Instrument (EDI) is a tool that helps communities understand how well they are preparing children for Grade 1.
The Post-Partum Mood Disorder Steering Committee Coordinator launched a quarterly e-newsletter called PPMD Connection and together with the Halton Health department,delivered a joint presentation to the Mississauga/Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) on the history and accomplishments of the Success By 6 Peel Postpartum Mood Disorders Steering Committee.
The St. John Fisher Neighbourhood Learning Place celebrated three years! Success was celebrated on several fronts: outreach efforts resulted in more early learning programs with activities for parents and caregivers and two community picnics; creation of a volunteer manual and orientation package; the launch of "Hour Together", a networking group for parents and caregivers; and a school readiness program called "Practice Kindergarten."
Beginning in April 2008 through to May 2009, a presentation highlighting each of the Peel Children's Charter of Rights was made to the to Peel Regional Council.
November - the LION (Learning In Our Neighbourhood) mobile early learning centre was created in response to EDI (Early Development Instrument) data which showed that a quarter of Peel Region's children are not school-ready as they enter grade one.
2009 – Success By 6 Peel announces 10 year old, Naomi Ishamel as Ambassador for the Peel Children’s Charter of Rights. In her role, Naomi raises awareness about children’s rights in the community, including Peel Regional Council
Success By 6 Peel release second report entitled In the Children’s Words: Status of Children in Peel 2009, which revealed startling statistics that 1 in 5, or 21,200 children in Peel are living in poverty.
2010 – Success By 6 Peel is invited to present on the advocacy work of the Peel Children’s Charter of Rights at the BC Early Years Conference. Naomi Ishmael made a special presentation via video conference.
Success By 6 Peel joins the efforts of the Peel Children and Youth Initiative, a collaborative of more than 80 partners from the child and youth sector working collectively to improve outcomes for children and youth (0-24).