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"Building stronger voices" : a project report on the foundation for the community and ethnic agencies network. /

by Elliot, Jeannie.

Publisher: South Brisbane, Qld. Multicultural Development Association Inc. 2001Description: 37p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Actions speak : strategies and lessons from Australian social and community action. /

by Baldry, Eileen | Vinson, Tony.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Longman Cheshire 1991Description: 246 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Are social marketing campaigns effective in preventing child abuse and neglect? /

by Horsfall, Briony | Australian Institute of Family Studies. National Child rotection Clearinghouse | Bromfield, Leah | McDonald, Myfanwy.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Institute of Family Studies 2010Description: PDF.Other title: Australian Institute of Family Studies. National Child.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography : p. 26-28Summary: Social marketing campaigns are a common strategy for raising awareness about social problems such as child abuse and neglect. However, questions have been raised about the role social marketing campaigns could play, and their potential efficacy in the prevention of child abuse and neglect and in supporting vulnerable children and families. In this NCPC Issues paper, evidence for the impact of media-based social marketing campaigns related to child protection, parenting and child abuse prevention are examined.Availability: (1)

Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) /

by Australian Council for International Development.

Publisher: 06/24/2004 14:17:34http://www.acfid.asn.au/ 07/05/2004Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 07/05/2004 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: Peak body of international development and overseas aid agencies in Australia; campaigns, lobbying; human rights, events; job vacancies.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Community leadership advocacy and skills : a resource kit for culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Australia /

by Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia.

Publisher: Curtin, A.C.T. Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia 2009Description: 58 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography : p. 54 Kit includes the following: Resource Manual The CLASP Model Program Small Group Exercises PDF is the resource manualSummary: Strong advocates and leaders can help those who make decisions about policies and services better understand the needs of CALD communities. This can help to bring about positive change and social justice. Advocates and leaders can also ensure that their communities are strong and vibrant. Advocacy can lead to opportunities for self empowerment and personal fulfillment. It can be personally very rewarding. Advocacy can also be challenging and difficult. Sometimes you will succeed in what you are trying to do. Sometimes you will not. Advocates and leaders need as much information and support as possible. There are many ways to make your advocacy and leadership activities more effective. For example: increasing your knowledge about issues, clarifying your attitudes and values and learning new skills and strategies. This kit aims to provide you with information, skills and strategies to make your advocacy activities as effective as possible.Availability: (1)

Cooperation, community and climate change : better relationships are the key to successful action /

by Salter, Robert | Centre for Policy Development.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Centre for Policy Development 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: In this paper Robert Salter argues that better relationships are the key to successful action on climate change. As whole societies, we cannot respond adequately to the enormous challenge the climate change threat poses until we achieve greater internal cohesion, and until we focus less on being wealthier and more on being happier. He contends that progress toward both goals requires us to build richer, more effective relationships in all areas of our lives.Availability: (1)

Green equity : environmental justice for more inclusive growth /

by Khoday, Kishan | International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth | Perch, Leisa.

Publisher: Brasilia, Brazil International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2012Description: PDF.Other title: International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth. Research.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2012 Bibliography : p. 5Summary: As we look back over the past twenty years, an important trend has been the rise of rights-based approaches and a transnational environmental justice movement in which citizens confront both the State and the international community on the impacts of growth on social and ecological well-being.Availability: (1)

How single mothers overcame discrimination. /

by West, Rosemary.

Publisher: 1990Description: p.168-186.Notes: Rec. no. for book B3893 indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Meeting environmental challenges : the role of human identity /

by Crompton, Tom | World Wildlife Fund (WWF-UK) | Kasser, Tim.

Publisher: Godalming, Surrey, U.K. World Wildlife Fund (WWF-UK) 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Examines those fundamental aspects of human identity that operate to frustrate approaches to meeting environmental challenges. The study suggests that some environmental campaigning currently operates inadvertently to exacerbate those unhelpful aspects of identity. It also points to ways in which environmental organisations could begin to work in order to activate more helpful aspects of identity. Finally, it highlights new opportunities for collaborations across diverse civil society organisations to begin to address fundamental barriers to delivery on a range of concerns - from biodiversity loss to poverty alleviation, and racism to animal welfare abuses.Availability: (1)

Promise the Children Action on Child Poverty : final report from co-ordinator on Brotherhood of St. Laurence Campaign Unit's work. /

by Trethewey, Jenny.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St. Laurence 1990Description: 162 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Produced by Brotherhood of St. Laurence Campaign Unit October 1990 Contains references and 5 appendicesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Who cares : single mothers speak out. /

by Council of Single Mothers and Their Children.

Publisher: Collingwood, Vic. Council of Single Mothers and their Children [ca. 1996]Description: 1 video-recording (32 min.) : col.Notes: Auspiced by the Brotherhood of St Laurence. Funded by Victorian Women's TrustAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Women challenging the Anglican Church. /

by Baldry, Eileen.

Publisher: 1990Description: p.133-148.Notes: Rec. no. for book B3893 indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Youth and climate change

by United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

Publisher: New York, NY United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: December 2010 SCHOOL TO WORKSummary: The World Youth Report focus on youth and climate change, and is intended to highlight the important role young people play in addressing climate change, and to offer suggestions on how young people might be more effectively integrated as individuals and collective agents of change within the realm of climate change adaptation and mitigation. The Report is designated to assist youth and youth organizations in educating themselves and to become more actively involved in combating the threat of climate change. It is also meant to affirm the status of young people as key stakeholders in the fight against climate change. The publication comes at a time when efforts to address climate change are receiving unparalleled attention on the international arena, offering youth a unique opportunity for their voice to be heard in the debate.Availability: (1)

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