Policy and Advocacy 2 Day Intensive - Canberra

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 09:30 to Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 16:00
Youth Coalition of the ACT
46 Clianthus Street, O'Connor 2602
Canberra ACT
Australia
Description

This 2 Day Intensive will provide for purpose professionals with the opportunity to work alongside like-minded individuals to develop the critical skills required to navigate the policy development process and make change happen.

The Policy and Advocacy 2 Day Intensive will cover the following topics:

Theory on how social change happens

The policy development cycle

The political process and points of influence

Articulating a clear problem and ask

Communicating clear messages and making the case for change

Developing advocacy strategies

Prioritisation and resourcing

Tools for change

Identifying innovative advocacy tactics

Case studies from across the for purpose sector

At the end of the 2 Day Intensive participants will be able to develop tailored advocacy strategies for their organisations with innovative tactics to achieve your desired policy outcomes.

Who should attend this Policy and Advocacy 2 Day Intensive?

This 2 Day Intensive has been developed for people working in the not-for-profit of for purpose sector. It is for anyone seeking to influence government, particularly people working in policy, advocacy, government relations and communication roles.

About the facilitator

Caterina Giorgi is the Founder of For Purpose, a social business working with for purpose professionals to develop their skills, share ideas and work collaboratively to create innovative solutions to complex problems.

Caterina has worked in the for purpose sector in a range of policy, advocacy and sector development roles, including as Director for Policy and Research at the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education.

Caterina has presented at national and international conferences on public health policy research, advocacy, government relations and public policy. She also delivers policy, advocacy, social change and government relations training across Australia. 

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