In March 2018 Fearless R2W sat together and brainstormed a few advocacy tips for community members. Check out our advocacy tips and be sure to join us in our coming learning and sharing circles! get educated on the child welfare system don’t wait for the bad thing to happen before bringing your community together listen to the social worker attend workshops to build your skills as a helper to parents, encourage them to speak up for themselves show up on time speak the language of the worker / be proffessional don’t give in to anger be self aware of your body language and tone of voice and facial expressions don’t assume you “can’t” or are “not allowed” to do something know yourself / take self care know your own triggers and emotions
We have some very exciting guests coming to Fearless R2W in the coming months!! We meet every Wednesday at 6:00pm at Turtle Island Neighbourhood King St. All parents and helpers with and interest in child welfare education education and advocacy are welcome! March 14: Advocacy & Crafts March 21: Learning Circle: Futures Forward March 28: Sharing Circle April 4: Learning Circle: MB Human Rights Commission April 11: Learning Circle: Designated Intake Agencies April 18: Learning Circle: David Livingstone Community School April 25: Topic TBA Coming up in May we are hosting Learning Circles on Manitoba legislation and those events can be found on the Fearless R2W Facebook page!