The Advocacy Training Project
The Advocacy Training Project or ATP is an immersive six-week course made up of three tracks based on knowledge and levels of expertise. Spark Advocacy Training Project, Emerging Advocacy Training Project introductory level (Adult Track 1), and Rising Advocacy Training Project (Adult Track 2) advance level. Each track is composed of three main topics, broken down into two sessions for each topic.
ATP participants gain knowledge and acquire new tools to engage in a wide range of advocacy activities, i.e., Lobbying days, Community organizing, Petitions, Letters to the editor, Boycotts, Parades/walks, Street theater Action research, Letter campaigns, Read-a-thons, Storytelling / public testimonials, Door-to-door canvassing, Panel Discussion, Contact Elected Officials.
We developed ATP to be diverse and inclusive to ensure participants reflect the communities we serve and our volunteers.
If you have questions or would like more information about the Advocacy Training Project, please let our Advocacy staff know.
The Youth Advocacy Training Project
The Spark Advocacy Training Project introduces youth ages 16-21 to advocacy, community organizing, and activism. Youth participants learn a series of skills, tools, and knowledge to begin their journey to become youth activists and advocates. Participants spend their time learning the tools and skills needed for effective advocacy and activism. Each session focuses on applicable and useful advocacy methods and knowledge for fostering civic engagement and community involvement, using innovative material, activities, and tools.
Spark ATP Course Topics
Apply Now Sessions Begin September 11, 2021
The Adult Track-1 Advocacy Training Project
The Emerging Advocacy Training Project (Adult Track-1) provides participants with hands-on advocacy skills, tools, experience, and guide for anyone newly involved in grassroots advocacy. Participants spend their time learning a general overview of advocacy strategies and guidelines on implementing specific advocacy tactics. Each topic has been carefully selected to provide a general overview and foundation for participants new to advocacy. With each session, participants build upon their knowledge and understanding of the principles of advocacy.
Emerging ATP Course Topics
Apply Now Sessions Begin September 9, 2021
The Adult Track-2 Advocacy Training Project
The Rising Advocacy Training Project (Adult Track-2) provides participants with advanced hands-on advocacy and grassroots lobbying skills, tools, experience, and guide for seasoned advocates who completed the Introduction to Grassroots Advocacy Training Project. Or are new to NCJW|LA but meet the requirements stated above. Participants spend their time learning technical advocacy strategies and skills and understanding the guidelines and processes of grassroots lobbying and the roadmap to becoming more involved in their communities.
Rising ATP Course Topics
Apply Now Sessions Begin Wednesday, September 12, 2021
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