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Peer Connections: Advocacy and SCIO – Virtual

Monday, April 26, 2021

Have you wondered how the Advocacy unit at SCIO works to advance our community’s interests? Join us for an enlightening discussion with special guest, Peter Athanasopoulos, Director of Public Policy at Spinal Cord Injury Ontario. Peter will discuss the following, so be sure to sign up:

  1. How Advocacy furthers issues of individuals with SCI
  2. Past campaigns that we have run and share success stories
  3. How to become a Peer campaign supporter/Peer Activist
  4. What are some advocacy issues that we are working on and plans for the near future.

Date: Monday, April 26, 2021

Time: 12:30 – 1:30 PM

Zoom Meeting. Please register for log in information.

What technical set-up do I need? If you’ve never joined a Zoom call before here is a link to an informative and easy to follow YouTube video Joining a Zoom Call for the First Time
Do I have to use the video image? No. You can choose to start your video or not. If you choose not to you will still be able to see the presenters and participate.
Can I just call in? Yes. When you register you will receive log in details including call in options.
What about privacy? We’ll be hosting virtual meetings through Zoom for Healthcare, a platform that is geared to protect registered participants’ privacy.
Can I ask questions? Yes. After our guest speaker completes their presentation we will have a Q & A period. You will be able to either ask your question live or if you wish you can type in your question and we will ask it for you.
Will you record the event and repost? We plan to record the event and make it available to those unable to attend. You can choose to appear in the recording or not simply by enabling/disabling your video.
Can I join no matter where I live? Yes. This is a virtual event so it doesn’t matter where you are joining us from.

For more information contact:
Ron Rattie
1-877-422-1112, 818
[email protected]

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