Introduction to Advocacy
This one day training workshop provides youth and community workers with an understanding of advocacy, and the role it plays in their work.
The program includes the following topics:
- What is advocacy?
- Methods of advocacy
- The different forms of advocacy
- Exploring successful advocacy campaigns
- Key opportunities for advocacy
- Digging deeper - discussing case studies
- Developing an advocacy strategy
- Involving young people in advocacy
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Foyer Oxford is walking distance from the Leederville train station, and Youth Work WA strongly encourages the use of public transport. There is also a range of parking availble in the area. Please see the map below, which is not extensive. There is no on-site parking available at Foyer Oxford.
Lunch will be provided for the training that will cater for most dietary requirements. Please contact us if you have any specific allergies or requirements.
About the Trainer:
Andrew Cummings is a freelance consultant and trainer who has worked in young people’s organisations for over 25 years. His roles have included working with children and young people in a wide range of settings, including out of home care, adolescent and family support; and managing programs and organisations in Australia, the UK and Europe. His previous roles include Executive Director of the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition (2010 - 2013). Andrew has produced more than 20 publications on working with young people, and has developed and delivered a wide range of training programs on youth issues to over 3000 youth and community workers.
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