Training on Engaging Advocacy Work: An Essential Skill for Social Development Practitioners

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Engaging Advocacy Work

The UP-CSWCD & REDO in partnership w/ Sikhay Kilos Development Association, Inc. conducted a 4 day training entitled, “Engaging in Advocacy Work: An Essential Skill for Social Development Practitioners” on April 21-24, 2015 at the CSWCD Seminar Room. The training aims to enhance the knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSA) of the participants in program and legislative advocacy particularly at the local level. Professors Ma. Corazon J. Tan, Thelma B. Magcuro, and Matt Wamil served as the resource persons. Professors Lisa Victoria N. Rosel and Ma. Corazon J. Tan also served as training facilitators. Center for Disaster Preparedness (CDP), Quezon City GAD RCO, and UP Workers’ Alliance also shared their experiences in advocacy work to the twenty (20) participants who attended the training. The participants were from different sectors and they represent the following agencies: Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD), Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc. (PSFI), Ateneo De Manila University Office for Social Concern and Involvement (ADMU OSCI), University of Eastern Philippines (UEP) Samar, and St. Mark’s Foundation.