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Introduction to Campaigning Workshop

January 29, 2015 @ 10:45 am - 5:00 pm

Are you involved at a basic level of campaigning or just about to get started?

Are you interested in influencing the policy decisions that affect your community or the people your organisation supports?

Whether you are challenging local authority social care changes or protesting about climate change – if you want information and advice about the next steps, then this campaign workshop is for you!

What will you learn?

You will have the opportunity to find out how to develop a campaign strategy and identify the key skills needed to run an effective campaign including:

  • Insight into the successful features of a campaign.
  • Knowledge about the key steps in planning a campaign.
  • Insights into how to influence political processes and decision-makers, as well as how to use the media to gain support for your campaign (this only applies to full day workshops).
  • A chance to meet other campaigners, developing their professional network and receiving peer support.

How much does this workshop cost?

SMK’s ‘Introduction to Campaigning’ workshop programme is part-funded by the Tudor Trust. They operate a sliding fee scale for all SMK programmes, how much you pay will depend on the size of your organisation. They also offer a number of free places to individuals and grassroots campaigners. For more information on fees and bursaries, please see their website, Terms and Conditions can be found here.

A buffet lunch and refreshments are provided as part of the fee. If you have access needs or dietary requirements please let them know when you register.

Please contact Christina Arokium if you have any queries: christina.arokium@smk.org.uk / 020 7697 4046

About SMK

The Sheila McKechnie Foundation is a registered charity that supports campaigners to make an impact. SMK runs a series of half-day and one-day introductory level campaign workshops throughout the UK to equip people with the skills to bring about change at a local or national level. The programme is supported by the Tudor Trust.


January 29, 2015
10:45 am - 5:00 pm


Age UK Leeds
Bradbury Building, Mark Lane
Leeds, LS2 8JA
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