#GSWDS2020

Innovative Approaches and Tools for Effective Advocacy

20 Mar 2019
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Innovative Approaches and Tools for Effective Advocacy

This session will help you gain a greater appreciation, recognition, and understanding of funding requirements necessary for adequate planning, development, and support for the social service workforce. We must effectively and efficiently carry on vital work, help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, and provide consistent messaging while utilizing coordinated advocacy approaches as needed.

By understanding the audience you are trying to reach, it allows us to be more strategic in utilizing innovative advocacy tools to be effective as an advocate. This session will share some effective advocacy approaches and review advocacy tools developed by the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance including the Global Advocacy Toolkit and Call to Action.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will have increased knowledge about advocacy examples and strategies.

  • Participants will have increased knowledge of existing tools that they can use for greater advocacy.

  • Participants will be able to identify key advocacy initiatives they can undertake to promote achievement of the SDGs.

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