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!
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.
Soon after becoming a Citizen Advocate, I remember having a long conversation with an acquaintance about what my role would be.
Anyone involved in doing advocacy will know that it is not something people talk about all that much. Many people don’t know what the word means, cannot spell it, and often have difficulty saying it. (I find practise helps) Indeed we often talk about it as though it is an activity indulged in only by… Continue reading Why Is Advocacy Needed?