Workshop: Advocacy and campaigning on climate change and health

Do you want to build skills to lead action on climate change? Free workshop for health professionals – Sydney – 26 September 2016.

The Climate and Health Alliance, the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives Association and World Wide Fund For Nature have come together to develop a program to develop skills and confidence among health professionals to campaign for climate action.

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This workshop provides an exciting opportunity for health professionals to learn strategic campaigning skills to support their advocacy for action on climate change.

The workshop will:

  • Provide a safe and supportive environment in which to learn new skills

It will enable you to:

  • Learn about relational meetings and how you can bring your core personal values to campaigning to inspire others
  • Understand the concept of ‘theories of change’ and links between behaviour changes and campaigning
  • Learn practical skills in developing effective and positive relationships to build power in campaigns
  • Learn about ‘community organising’ and building teams to develop campaign capacity and effectiveness
  • Develop and understanding of campaign strategy and practical skills in power mapping.

When: Monday 26 September 2016, 9am-5pm

Where: Gadigal Auditorium, New South Wales Nurses and Midwives Association, 50 O’Dea Avenue, Waterloo, NSW 2017 (download travel information)

Who: This workshop is targeted at health professionals who want to develop skills and support campaigns for climate action. Preference will be given to representatives of health sector organisations/groups/institutions, however individuals are welcome to apply. All attendees must be either health professionals or working in the health sector.

Cost: Free but you must register
Register online via Eventbrite here.

Download the flyer: Climate workshop flyer

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