Advocacy Programs and Resources
Become an advocate! When facing barriers to inclusion, knowing how to advocate effectively for yourself and others is key. Join us and learn how to advocate to support causes that matter to you.
CNIB Windsor Mobile Hub: Tech It Out with Advocacy
Advocacy and technology may not seem like they go hand and hand, but this is a huge misconception. Technology is an important tool to help your voice be heard. Join Bernard Akuoko, Program Lead of Advocacy, Accessibility and Community Engagement as he shares some great techniques on how to utilize smartphones, email, as well as adaptive technology to help you be a strong advocate. This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets at the Lions Manor in Windsor (230 Strabane Ave.) on Tuesday, August 30th from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
CNIB Chatham Mobile Hub: Advocacy Toolbox
Join Bernard Akuoko, Program Lead of Advocacy, Accessibility and Community Engagement to learn the basics of self-advocacy. In this two-hour interactive presentation, Bernard will provide basic tools and strategies that you can apply to different situations such as housing, customer service and several aspects of daily living. Using scenarios, Bernard will rundown appropriate means to addressing issues tending towards advocacy. Join us at the CNIB Mobile Hub to get equipped with the building blocks so you can build a strong advocate in oneself. This CNIB Mobile Hub program meets at the United Way of Chatham-Kent (425 McNaughton Ave. West) on Wednesday, August 31st from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
Champions for Change self-advocacy video series
This four-part video series is designed to provide people who are blind, partially sighted, or Deafblind with the knowledge and skills to effectively advocate in their communities. Whether you’re new to advocacy or a seasoned advocate, you’ll find tips for making a positive change for yourself and others.