We’re excited to announce we’re hosting a special support group meeting on Saturday, June 14 from 12-3 p.m. In addition to holding our regular meeting, we will learn about how to become effective PH advocates, by meeting with local elected officials and speaking with the media!
Entitled “An Introduction to Advocacy and Media Relations,” this in-person, three-hour session will be featured in our upcoming meeting on Saturday, June 14, 2014. It will be led by two consultants currently supporting PHA Canada on various other activities:
The session is designed to help familiarize our chapter members with the advocacy process and to learn how sharing our stories with elected officials and local media can influence change.
Advocacy expert Ryan Clarke, and public relations specialist Joanne Koskie, will lead four informative and empowering discussions, covering the following topics:
- Introduction to advocacy
- Introduction to media relations
- The drug approval process in Canada
- Getting engaged in your community
When: Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 12 – 3 p.m.
Parking: Public outdoor parking – Public indoor parking (paying) – Private indoor parking (paying)
TTC: North York Centre Station
Lunch will be served. No cost.
You must be a member of PHA Canada to attend. Become a member online here: http://phacanada.akaraisin.com/e/Join.aspx If you do not know if you are a current member please email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out. Annual membership is only $10 per year.
Please note that space is limited, and RSVPs will be required and accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Please RSVP with Loretta ( email@example.com ) by May 16, 2014 to secure your spot.
An informal support group meeting will begin after the presentation.