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Parent Voices Leadership Academy Accepting Applications

Published:  December 27, 2016

Parent Voices 80Parent Voices Sonoma is recruiting parents for the Leadership Academy - a six-week program that will develop skills and knowledge and prepare them to participate and engage in advocating for their child and community.  Participants must demonstrate sincere commitment and a clear understanding of program expectations.  Participants must commit to attending all workshops offered as part of the Leadership Academy.  Six sessions will be delivered by a full day retreat in January and five monthly sessions from February to June.

Participants will gain:

  • Advocacy and leadership skills to advocate on behalf of their child(ren) in various settings.
  • An increase of knowledge and understanding of (local & state) public policy and basics in community organizing.
  • Confidence and empowerment to participate in public speaking in various settings and take action in community engagement.

No cost to enroll!

Incentives upon completion!

Graduation Ceremony

Training dates:

  • Saturday, January 28, 2017 9am-3pm (light breakfast and lunch provided)
  • Wednesday. February 22, 2017 6-8:30pm (Dinner and child care provided)
  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017 6-8:30pm (Dinner and child care provided)
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 6-8:30pm (Dinner and child care provided)
  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017 6-8:30pm (Dinner and child care provided)
  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 6-8:30pm (Dinner and child care provided)

Spanish translation available upon request. Enrollment is limited and requires parents to apply for acceptance into the Academy.

Apply now: www.sonoma4cs.org

Questions?(707) 522-1413 x133

Parent Voices is a parent-led, parent-run grassroots organization fighting to make quality child care accessible and affordable for all families.