Community Advocacy

Program Information

This Board of Governors certificate program is designed to enhance the learner’s skills and knowledge with practical instruction on how to best navigate the many social programs and other regularly encountered issues of everyday life that often impact those who are marginalized and/or live in poverty in our community. The program provides training in advocacy techniques, reviews of current legislation, relevant procedures, bureaucratic systems, appeal tribunals, and other topics necessary to a hands-on understanding of the course subject matter. The Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS), a nonprofit, charitable public legal education organization, designs and delivers the instruction for this certificate program in partnership with the Lambton College Part-Time Studies department. The instructors are Margaret Capes, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B., M.Ad.Ed. (live and online) and Kathryn M.Bullon, B.Sc., J.D. (online).

Credentials College-Approved Certificate

Residency Students must complete a minimum number of credits in this program with their registering college to meet the Program Residency requirement to graduate from the program.

Completion All courses must be completed within 7 years of acceptance into the program.

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Delivery Part-time fully online

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