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Advocacy Skills for Community Groups

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Traralgon Golf Club

Princes Highway

Traralgon, VIC 3844

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Change begins behind the scenes with preparation and the great efforts of passionate people who believe they can remove barriers and make a positive difference in our community – the advocators.

This session will help community group representatives understand how effective advocacy can be powerful and provide foundations for effectively bringing issues to a range of audiences to stimulate discussion and change.

Topics to be covered include:

- What is advocacy and why is it worth it?

- The basic skills of an effective advocate

- Understanding the political and social framework of your community

- How groups can effectively represent their community

- Tools and resources for developing an advocacy plan

- Importance of effective communication

Please arrive from 5.30 pm for a 6.00 pm start.

Registrations for this workshop will close at 5.00 pm on Wednesday 30 August 2017 unless capacity is reached prior. Places are limited.

Please note priority will be given to representatives of community groups operating in Latrobe City Council.

The workshop will be delivered by Jenny Holliday, Director and Senior Facilitator from Non Profit Training. Light meal and refreshments served on arrival.

For further information or special requirements including: dietary, auslan interpreting, hearing augmentation or information in alternative formats, contact Abby Clavarino, Community Development Officer on 5128 5658 or abby.clavarino@latrobe.vic.gov.au


The personal information requested on this form is being collected by Council for the purpose of registering you in this workshop and to notify you of upcoming Community Development workshops and events. The personal information will be used solely by Council for that primary purpose or directly related purposes.

If you choose not to provide this information, then we will be unable to process your registration. The applicant understands that the personal information provided is for the reasons outlined above and that he or she may apply to Council for access to and/or amendment of the information. Requests for access and/or correction should be made to the Privacy Officer at Latrobe City Council on 1300 367 700.


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