• Norfolk: 519-426-6170 or 519-582-3579 | Haldimand: 905-318-6623

The L.E.A.D. program is for people who have current or past lived experiences of poverty and
marginalization and who are seeking to make a difference in their own lives and in their community.

What is self-advocacy:

  • Communication and Reflection skills
  • Anti-oppression
  • Rights and responsibility/Problem solving/Developing a plan/Ways to stay organized
  • Community supports for advocacy/Social media/Self care
  • Sitting on committees and boards/Overview of political systems
  • Reviewing of non-verbal communication/Story telling as a tool
  • Negotiation strategies/Self-esteem and advocacy

This is an 8 week consecutive course focusing on:

  • Communication and Facilitation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • How to participate on community committees and boards
  • Insight into the effects of oppression
  • Advocacy and Leadership and how to work within political systems

Transportation and child care costs may be covered by Ontario Works & Social Services while you are participating in the program.

Workshops Available
Simcoe

12 Gilbertson Drive
9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Dunnville

117 Forest Street East
1:00 to 3:00 pm

Dunnville

117 Forest Street East
9:30 am to 12:00 pm

  • Jan 8, Jan 15, Jan 22,
    Jan 29, Feb 12,
    Feb 26, Mar 12,
    Mar 19, 2018
    (8 consecutive weeks)
  • Jan 4, Jan 11,
    Jan 18, Jan 25, Feb 1, Feb 8, Feb 15,
    Feb 22, 2018
    (8 consecutive weeks)
  • Apr 17, Apr 24,
    May 1, May 8,
    May 15, May 22,
    May 29, June 5, 2018
    (8 consecutive weeks)
  • Sept 10, Sept 17,
    Sept 24, Oct 2, Oct 9, Oct 15, Oct 22,
    Oct 29, 2018
    (8 consecutive weeks)

For more information please contact Cheryl Carter at Ext. 3754