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The Atlantic Community Justice Project

Fanning the Flame: Community Justice Communications Workshop


To encourage the spreading of the community justice message throughout Atlantic Canada, the project staff, in partnership with various community organizations, are facilitating six communications workshops throughout the region.

You will learn:
  • how to tailor your message depending on the audience
  • how to effectively prepare for a media interview
  • effective communication strategies
  • how to produce effective communication tools like news releases and public service announcements
Who should come?

Volunteers or paid staff working in the area of community justice, police and correctional officers, justice personnel, faith community members, advocates for victims or offenders and others interested in fanning the flame of community justice.

Free Stuff!
  • tips on free or inexpensive publicity
  • a free Community Justice Communications Handbook
  • information on other free or inexpensive resources

There is no fee for attending this workshop and all materials and refreshments are included. Please call to confirm your attendance.

1999 Workshop Locations

Jan 27 Happy Valley - Goose Bay, Labrador
9-11am, Aurora Hotel
Linda Anderson, Labrador Legal Services
(709) 896-2919

Jan 28 St. John's, Newfoundland
7-9pm, Holiday Inn
Art Leonard, Community Mediation Services Inc.
(709) 729-4169

Feb 2 Moncton, New Brunswick
1-4pm, Lions Senior Citizens Centre
Terrance Trites, Public Safety Committee
(506) 872-0080

Feb 8 Halifax, Nova Scotia
4-6pm, Dalhousie Student Union Building
Yvonne Hansen, Youth Alternative Society
(902)424-1825

Feb 9 Sydney, Nova Scotia
7 - 9pm, Cambridge Suites Hotel
Island Alternative Measures Society
(902) 563-2596

Feb 16 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
7-9pm, Inns on Great George Street
Kirstin Lund
(902) 368-6777



© 1999, Atlantic Community Justice Project
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