A few years ago one of the Coordinators (Donna) came to a class that I was involved in to do a talk around Sunshine Coast Citizen Advocacy.
Andrew was asked to be Cam’s Citizen Advocate, to show him loyalty, friendship and the protection that comes from friendship.
A Coordinator’s thoughts of an advocate who has recently passed away. Keith and Jason became an important part in each other’s lives!
When you can’t speak, or read, or write, you need someone who can put themselves in your shoes, in your skin and looking through your eyes.
It is wonderful to see how June has connected with family members and has built strong relationships with her peers. What she can do on a computer these days is amazing to see. She is active in social media and has made many connections.
All any of us can do is do our level best with our commitments. That is how I was attracted to Sunshine Coast Citizen Advocacy. I was driven by a sense of injustice.
Soon after becoming a Citizen Advocate, I remember having a long conversation with an acquaintance about what my role would be.
Bob Lee and John Armstrong discuss some issues concerning advocacy for vulnerable people with disability.
Bob Lee and John Armstrong discuss ideas and strategies for Advocacy for people with disability in meeting situations.
How is Citizen Advocacy Different? We are often asked for information about citizen advocacy by people who are generally familiar with the ways other organisations provide services to people with disability, and who notice that we seem to have a quite different approach. It is true that many of the features of citizen advocacy are… Continue reading How is Citizen Advocacy Different