We are holding an exciting FREE course in Swansea for people who have sought sanctuary in the UK. This inspiring and energising programme will develop your skills, knowledge and confidence in the areas of UK politics and how to advocate for change. Childcare can be provided if needed.
The course will be held as a mixture of online and in-person at: Grand Multicultural Hub, Grand Theatre, Swansea, SA1 3QJ
7th November 1pm: Online introduction session 1
13th November 1pm: Online introduction session 2
21st November 1pm-5:30pm: In person sessions – venue details above
22nd November 9:00am-5:30pm: In person sessions – venue details above
22nd November – Evening event
23rd November 9:00am-1:30pm: In person sessions – venue details above
12th December – invitation to attend Sanctuary in the Senedd
9th January 1pm: Online follow-up session 1
16th January: Online follow-up session 2
Graduation event – to be confirmed
What is the Sanctuary in Politics Course?
This is an interactive training course that supports people to develop their skills, raise their voice, speak in public and engage with decision-makers. The training covers:
- An introduction to the UK political system;
- Campaigning and advocacy techniques;
- Public speaking, confidence, and storytelling skills;
- Working with the media
Having completed these sessions, participants will be expected to complete a final assignment to demonstrate their learning. These assignments are completed with the help of a mentor.