Latrobe City Workshop – Advocacy Skills for Community Groups

Change begins behind the scenes with preparation and the great efforts of passionate people who can 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 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

Date: Wednesday  6 September 2017
Time 5.30pm for a 6pm start  to 9pm
Venue: Traralgon Golf Club Princes Highway, Traralgon

Please register at https://lcgroupworkshop.eventbrite.com.au by Wednesday 30 August 2017.
Places are limited

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