Research Tools in Support of Advocacy

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Please help Advocacy School identify which types of training are most in demand and which we should schedule for live-on-line webinars or arrange in-person Advocacy School sessions to be presented in various communities. Indicating your interest at this time does not constitute registration for this training and creates no obligation to participate. When sessions are scheduled, Advocacy School will get back to you with details.

Information – and lots of it – is essential to any advocacy effort. Thus, a key advocacy skill is knowing how to find and use information, efficiently and effectively.

Research Tools in Support of Advocacy is (i) a day long workshop or (ii) a 3-part webinar covering such topics as:

  • The top 10 on-line research tools
  • Defining, finding and negotiating for a Public Record
  • Finding and researching people
  • Learning how to make informal use of access to information
  • When and how to make strategically important Access to Information / Freedom of Information requests