The programme for the Advocacy Consortium Launch event has now been finalised. At the free event, which will take place next month, we have a few exciting things planned. They include:

  • Talks from the partners in the advocacy consortium
    • Touchstone will be doing a talk about developing co-production
    • Age UK Leeds will be discussing advocacy for older adults in Leeds
    • SignHealth will be doing a little drama performance
  • Examples of working together and innovative ways of providing advocacy
    • Surgeries, care home advocacy and self-advocacy
    • What the Leeds Autism AIM and Asking You! projects have done
    • Leep1’s work in addressing hate crime and mate crime
  • Round table discussions on linked areas to the consortium
    • Peer involvement – developing a network of peer advocacy groups
    • What is advocacy? – helping professionals and people who need it have a better understanding of advocacy
    • Training and consultation – finding out what practical help Advonet could offer community partners
    • Addressing gaps and partnership working – tackling unmet needs in a collaborative way

To read the programme in full, please click on the image to the right of this blog post with a pic of the front cover.

Places still available

The event, which takes place on Wednesday 18th July, still has places available. If you would like to attend, please book a place on our Eventbrite page. The link for that page is below:
A new advocacy consortium for Leeds
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