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Wednesday, December 8 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Organizing & Advocacy 101

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Our communities have power. But that power can only achieve the change we want to see in our province if we are organized. In community building work, we are called to lead by advocating toward positive changes in government policy or working together to stop something harmful. We need to understand public policy and how it impacts our systems and communities. Plus, we need to know how to organize, whether it's finding a common agenda, coalition building, leading an advocacy campaign, or working with government. These are essential elements to achieve our economic, social, and environmental vision for Manitoba. This is an introductory learning opportunity to learn about why organizing to change policy matters, and how we advocate for change.


Speakers
avatar for Sarah Leeson-Klym

Sarah Leeson-Klym

Regional Networks Director, Canadian CED Network
Sarah Leeson-Klym is Regional Networks Director for the Canadian CED Network. In that role, she works with network leaders across Canada to create opportunities for learning, dialogue, and alignment across a variety of cross-cutting issues like social and community finance, social... Read More →
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Allen Mankewich

Organizer
Allen has a wide range of experience in activism and advocacy experience. He has worked on policy issues in non-profit and public sector organizations, and has served on several community advisory committees, boards of directors, and with grassroots organizations. In 2015 he participated... Read More →


Wednesday December 8, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm CST