[LEARN]: Adelaide - Lived Experience Advocacy Reflection Network
About the Lived Experience Advocacy Reflection Network (LEARN):
LEARN is a reflective space for connection amongst people in South Australia interested in or new to using their personal lived experiences with mental health and other life challenges in advocacy for community and self.
When shared for a purpose our story is a powerful tool that helps us connect with others and offer insight. Join us as we explore tools and strategies to use our experiences for change.
Who is LEARN for:
LEARN provides a regular for South Australian people with lived experience that are interested in or new to advocacy, to connect, reflect and explore how using their personal experiences with mental health and other life challenges can benefit others.
If you are interested in or are currently using your lived experience in advocacy and want to connect with others, share resources, refine skills and reflect together then LEARN is for you.
When and Where:
This face to face LEARN will be hosted in Adelaide, at WOTSO workspace in The Sunroom.
In the first half of 2024 LEARN will meet 6 weekly and alternate between face to face connection in Adelaide and Online connection via Zoom.
Themes for this LEARN:
Interactive discussion- Barriers and Enablers to Individual Advocacy
Guest Speaker - Brooke Bickley on Advocacy
The facilitator for this LEARN will be Emrys Temple-Heald (He/Him/They), Peer Project Worker.
You can learn more about the LELAN team at www.lelan.org.au/our-people.
How does LEARN fit within the broader LEDGE Project:
What is LEDGE? It stands for Lived Experience Development, Governance and Education Project. It is a large project that is focused on increasing skills, knowledge, confidence and the overall capacity of the Lived Experience Community in South Australia. LEARN is a place for people who have participated in LEDGE workshops or online modules to connect, reflect and network.