MHAV’s Advocacy 101 Training is a 3-day program of workshops on advocacy at the state policy level and hands-on advocacy experience at the legislature to promote consumer civic engagement.
The training focuses on skills and tools that build confidence, encourage participation and speaking in public. The program format is 2 days in class and a morning at the General Assembly in Richmond, meeting legislators and advocating together for mental health awareness.
MHAV’s retreat-style programs include tuition, lodging, meals and reimbursement of transportation expenses (one round-trip when applicable). Continuing education credits available. Full scholarships available. Apply at mhav.org. Application deadline Jan 10, 2020.