NEWS: Training for Child Advocates with PCAV on November 25th

On Monday, November 25th, SCAN will host its 2nd annual “Speak Up for Children” Training for Virginia Advocates. A morning workshop will cover basic information designed to demystify the legislative process and what it means to be an advocate. The knowledge and resources gained from this workshop will assist you in becoming effective advocates for families with the key decision makers at any level. Two briefings by policymakers and legislators over lunch will provide you a preview to some of the key issues affecting vulnerable children and families in the upcoming Virginia General Assembly session.


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Monday November 25, 2013
9:30AM – 3:30PM
McLean Baptist Church 1367 Chain Bridge Road McLean, VA 22101
RSVP by November 18, 2013 – For more details and to register, purchase the box lunch or learn more please click here



9:30 – 10:00AM Registration and coffee

10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Training in Basic Advocacy Skills by Richard Grossman with Prevent Child Abuse Virginia

12:30 – 2:00PM Policy Briefing with Emily Griffey (VOICES for Virginia’s Children), JeffConnor-Naylor (The Commonwealth Institute), Sue Rowland (Fairfax County & Northern Virginia Regional Commission)

2:00 – 3:30PM Legislative Briefing by Senator Barker, Senator Favola, Delegate Anderson, & Delegate Lopez