Are you unsure about how to work with local, provincial, or federal levels of government to advocate for your organization? Join peers from across the province and advocacy experts for a pre-conference Advocacy Bootcamp at the Sooke Region Museum. This bootcamp will get you flexing your advocacy muscles and ready to start making a difference in your community!

In this workshop you will:

  • Connect with peers and discuss shared advocacy priorities
  • Learn how to write more effective advocacy letters
  • Develop a customized advocacy calendar to let you know when your outreach will be the most impactful
  • Listen to government partners share tips for what effective advocacy looks like
  • Help shape the BCMA’s advocacy messaging for 2023


Learning sessions include:

  • Discussion - “What are your advocacy goals for 2023?”
    • Moderated by Lee Boyko from Sooke Region Museum
  • Presentation - “Effective Advocacy Writing Tips & Tricks”
    • This session, led by BCMA's Executive Director, Ryan Hunt, will offer strategies for levelling up your advocacy to radvocacy, explore where to find data to back up your requests, and discuss the most effective time to engage in advocacy.
  • Panel - “What Does Government Think Effective Advocacy Looks Like?” 
    • Featuring Maja Tait, Mayor of Sooke (additional speakers to be announced soon!)

The workshop fee includes a free trip on the Community Action Bus to the Sooke Region Museum from downtown Victoria, a free guided tour of the site, and a light lunch.

Register before October 21, 2022 to reserve your spot -  book soon because registration is capped at 25 people!


Pre-Conference Workshop: Advocacy Bootcamp at the Sooke Region Museum

  • November 1, 2022
  • 2070 Phillips Rd
    Sooke, British Columbia
    V9Z 0Y3