Assignment : Writing as Advocates (to Government/ Media)
Part A: Draft a letter to a state and/or federal politician or an appropriate person of influence (in relation to your Programactivities) requesting attendance at your event.DO NOT SEND IT. This is an assessment activity only.
• Ensure that you choose the right level of government and/or influence for the concern you are expressing and correctly address the letter
• Make sure you introduce yourself and your organisation
• Include appropriate information about the event to increase the likelihood of your chosen representative attending.
• Headings and dot points may be used where appropriate.
Part B: In 500 to 600 words set out why you invited the person you did, what is their background and interest in the subject and what difference will their attendance make at and to the event. You should take into account opposing views of the projects theme and explain why this particular person was appropriate for the day. You should also highlight their relevance to the community and any credentials that make them approachable by ordinary community members.
Letter to a Politician/person of influence:
Ps: I have chosen Ed husicbecause he does fundraising for schools in blacktown in Australia as well as he helps community centersmtdruitt like Shelvey community center. You can get more information on this person on the internet.
500 Chapel Rd
Mr Ed Husic MP
PO Box 259
Mt Druitt NSW 2770
Dear Mr Husic
Reference: Invitation to Youth Homelessness Awareness event Friday November 2014
On Friday 14 November 2014 we are
We would be grateful if you could
Please contact me on 0468 397 301 by