HSABC Webinar: Advocacy in Practice- Stories, Experiences, and Approaches

September 6, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

In this session, Paul draws on his years of experience and imparts tips, tricks and tools that are helpful in getting past the 2-year hump in advocacy roles. He discusses how to avoid burnout, how to keep at it, and the philosophy of advocacy. Paul also touches on how to work with difficult clients that really need help, how to say no to a client, getting to the heart of the issue and how to do well within an agency.

Paul Lagace is the Coordinator and Legal Advocate for the Prince Rupert Unemployed Action Centre. In this session, He looks at the most common poverty-law issues happening, now, from a rural and remote settings perspective.

Anyone especially doing poverty-law advocacy work in a small city or town, or remote region should find this helpful. Paul has worked in the field for seven years in both Prince Rupert and Kitimat and is often found to be in dialogue with various media outlets throughout the Province, in regards to Tenancy matters.