The RAD (Regional/rural Advocacy Disabilities) Project

The RAD (Regional/rural Advocacy Disabilities) Project

You can now register for the Youth Leadership Training.

The RAD (Regional/Rural Advocacy Disability) Project is running three leadership training session for young people of all abilities between 15 and 25 years. The training sessions aim to involve young people with their community and local government to increase social inclusion as well as gaining the skills they need to advocate for themselves and others. These sessions will run over three days 7th, 14th and 21st of February 2017 from 4pm to 7pm. Transport to and from training is available and dinner is included. To register you can give Tegan a call on 57228109, email on or click here


Background to the RAD Project.

It has been identified that young people with disabilities face an array of specific barriers that directly or indirectly limit their inclusion within the community. RAD Project aims to address these barriers by supporting this particular cohort to express their views, develop stronger connections and be adequately represented in decision making processes.

The RAD Project will be delivered in four key stages: research and consultation, training, establishing a youth reference group and recognition event.

This project is funded through the Victorian State Government Rural and Regional Local Government Youth Engagement Program and Rural City of Wangaratta with a combined total cost of $32, 000.

Last Updated: 05-01-2017

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