+ CIDx Talk: Effective Advocacy with Michael Sheldrick, Global Citizen
Last week, Michael Sheldrick from Global Citizen shared their views on effective advocacy and how to innovate public engagement so that your message or cause gains momentum. This is part of a series of trainings, workshops and talks on advocacy from CID.
A video of Michael's CIDtalk (Advocacy Training #2) is available here.
Michael Sheldrick is the Chief Policy and Government Affairs officer for Global Citizen, and a prominent civil-society speaker on global affairs, activism and development, and has written for the Guardian, Forbes and Huffington Post. He currently overseas the grants, philanthropy, impact and government relations team at Global Citizen.
Over the last decade Global Citizen has leveraged the power of governments, artists, corporations, NGO partners, and civil society with one common goal: to end extreme poverty. The organisation was co-founded by the creators of the “Make Poverty History” campaign. In 2021, Global Citizen is most well known for producing the "One World: Together At Home" and "Global Goal: Unite For Our Future" campaigns, which reached millions of people in over 150 countries and mobilized over $1.6 billion in cash grant funding in support of the WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.