What’s law got to do with it?

UPDATE, 8 SEPTEMBER 2020: Our October and November 2020 courses are now full. Thank you very much for all your interest – we’re delighted they have booked up so quickly. We will update this page with new course dates soon, so please visit again. 

Part 1: Tuesday 3 November 2020, 10am – 1pm
Part 2: Thursday 5 November 2020, 10am – 1pm

Course overview:

Independent advocacy champions and protects the rights of children and young people. This introductory course has been designed to support independent advocates in England to use the law as a framework for understanding children and young people’s experiences, challenging injustice and taking action to protect rights.

Course aims:

The course will:

  • Introduce the key types and sources of law in England and how they come together to create a framework for children’s rights;
  • Explore how the law can be used in practice to achieve children and young people’s advocacy goals;
  • Provide an opportunity to reflect on the value of using the law as an advocacy tool.

Facilitated by Karolina Kozlowicz, Article 39’s Programme Manager (Advocacy Services). With a background in law and human rights, Karolina has worked with and for children and young people for over 10 years.

Course participants:

This course is open to independent advocates who are current members of Article 39’s Children and Young People’s Advocates Network.

To learn more about the Network and join, click here.

Book your place:

Book your place by completing the registration form below. A member of the Article 39 team will be in touch within five working days to confirm your place.

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