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Workshop on Skills for Advocacy and Effective Letter Writing - November 1st, 2015 @ 2pm (Teleconference)

The AEBC Leadership, Development and Training Committee invites you to participate in a Workshop on skills for advocacy and effective letter writing.

Date: Sunday, November 1st, 2015
Time: 2 p.m. Eastern time for a maximum of 1.5 hours
Facilitators: John Rae, AEBC Past President, and Chantal Oakes, President, AEBC Okanagan Chapter

This workshop will cover such topics as:

  • Personal / global advocacy issues
  • Understanding the scope of an issue
  • Developing clear content and opinions on issues
  • Types of letters (complaint, advocacy, awareness)
  • Providing examples and case studies of different letters
  • Who and where to send letters
  • Media (paper vs. e-mail vs. feedback through website form)
  • How a letter can help an issue
  • Developing confidence to conduct advocacy
  • How to stay motivated
  • Q&A, follow up

Anyone is welcome to attend; however, you must be an AEBC member. Not a member yet? Please visit http://www.blindcanadians.ca/participate/membership and become a member!

To register for the workshop, please contact Dar Wournell at dar@blindcanadians.ca prior to October 30th at 5 p.m. Eastern time as space is limited.

We look forward to your participation on November 1st!

Archival Date: 
Sunday, November 1, 2015
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