Programme unveiled for consortium launch event

Programme unveiled for consortium launch event

Advocacy Consortium partners' logos

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

For more information on the event, please feel free to get in touch. You can do so by:

Launch event - programme vpb

Click on the picture above to read the programme in full.

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