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Advocacy & NGOs

Advocacy & NGOs

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Wednesday, April 12
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
First Nations University of Canada, FNUC 3304

As an employee of a NGO you hold the great value of being able to provide the groundwork for authentic and meaningful change. Your efforts can transform the status quo. This workshop will set the stage for change by learning the key elements of a process that can lead to success. Educate, communicate, advocate. The objectives of the class will help participants learn how to;

* develop a strategic framework for advocacy,

* invoke creativity and innovation into change and understand which tactics might work best

* mobilize grass roots communities and decision-makers.

Facilitator Donna Ziegler has been a leader in advocacy for more than 20 years. For the last 10 years she worked as the Director overseeing advocacy for a local charity, she has been an elected member of a school division for 17 years and currently sits as Board Chair. Donna has been a sessional lecturer at the University of Regina in the Continuing Education Public Relations department for the last 3 years, she has a Masters of Professional Communication with a special interest in International and Intercultural Communication from Royal Roads University and a Public Relations Certificate from the University of Regina.

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Advocacy for Non-Profit and Member Organizations

Practical Strategies to Get Your Message Heard

The workshop will cover the basic principles of advocacy, determining the ask, message crafting and forming strategic partnerships. Register here!

Tina Beaudry-Mellor:

Tina Beaudry-Mellor holds an Interdisciplinary PhD (ABD) and is a long time instructor in the Department of Political Science. In addition to teaching, she is the principal strategist for TBM Strategies, a political consulting company which offers advocacy coaching and training, policy analysis, campaign & elections, and keynote services. She has worked extensively with nonprofit and government organizations to strategically align services and programs and has many networks across party lines. She is an engaging speaker and educator with a passion for sharing her knowledge and experience with others in an accessible, engaging way. She is an avid user of social media and frequent commentator for print, television and radio.

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