Community Legal Education (CLE)

HOW CAN COMMUNITY LEGAL EDUCATION (CLE) HELP?

We can help our mob to understand the law.

We help our mob to know their rights.

ALRM can help answer questions about the law, ALRM and our services.

We can help to raise awareness of unjust laws.

We can help to campaign against bad changes to the law.

The CLE role is to deliver to the Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal community, legal knowledge and information as required. The CLE focuses on:

  • Community Development;
  • Raising awareness of the ALRM’s services;
  • Networking with the stakeholders;
  • Crime Prevention within the community;
  • Contributing to government’s “Bridge the Gap” initiatives; and
  • Pro-actively working towards changing the negative existing perceptions of the Aboriginal community.

Community Legal Education is primarily responsible for:

  • Community engagement at Community Events including NAIDOC Day, Reconciliation Day, Sorry Day and other community events.
  • Overseeing the information brochures and pamphlets to incorporate current legal issues for distribution to the Aboriginal Community.
  • Answering public and student inquiries.
  • Administrating the ALRM Facebook and ALRM web page.
  • Networking.
  • Producing a quarterly newsletter, annual report and other publications.
  • Coordinating the tasks to be undertaken by the volunteers and work experience students.
  • Assist in the application of funding grants to enable the carrying out of CLE functions.
  • Acting as a lobbyist, and where able, assists with support programs that are aimed at addressing some of the issues known to contribute to Aboriginal people coming into contact with the Justice System.
  • Undertakes other projects as directed by the CEO.

Are you interested in becoming a CLE volunteer? Then contact ALRM on (08) 8113 3777 or email: info@alrm.org.au

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