Outreach & Training

Consumer Action’s multilingual and multicultural Community Outreach Managers counsel consumers, offer technical advice, conduct train-the-trainer workshops and presentations at community events and national conferences and provide expert analysis and commentary to English, Spanish and Chinese media on a variety of consumer issues. Aware that the best way to reach vulnerable consumer populations is to work with trusted community entities, Consumer Action’s outreach staff leverages our national network of nearly 7,000 community-based organizations by providing… Read More »

 

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Training Tools 

  • Consumer Action YouTube Channel (Apr 17, 2017)
    The Consumer Action YouTube Channel features short educational videos and webinars on topics including small business insurance, identity theft, managing money and more.
  • FTC 'OnGuard Online' digital resources (Apr 17, 2017)
    You can find many excellent short videos at OnGuard Online.gov, a site designed and run by the Federal Trade Commission.
  • Bilingual activity for workshops on online privacy (Feb 24, 2016)
    This Spanish/English bilingual version of the “Are you cyber savvy?” classroom exercise includes the Spanish version of the activity found in the Put a…

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Our Network 

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Best Practices 

  • Protecting privacy in an era of smart police (Feb 05, 2015)
    The evolution of surveillance technology has changed the landscape of how police, emergency services and governments do business. The collection of massive amounts of…
  • Preparation and practice makes perfect (Jul 01, 2007)
    There are two secrets to making a good presentation: preparation and practice. Take the time to prepare properly and your chances of success will increase…
  • Lead without taking the reins (Apr 01, 2007)
    Facilitation is a way of providing leadership without taking the reins. As a facilitator, your job is to get others to assume responsibility and to…

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Recommended Training Tools 

  • Living Life Online (FTC resource) (Jan 19, 2012)
    More and more people are using smartphones and mobile broadband. The Federal Trade Commission's "Living Life Online" has free content and ideas to share with…
  • Avoid ID Theft Training Kit (Nov 19, 2008)
    The FTC has created an "interactive toolkit" for advocates to plan and host "Protect Your Identity" events. Click…

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Videos & Webinars 

  • Consumer Action YouTube Channel (Apr 17, 2017)
    The Consumer Action YouTube Channel features short educational videos and webinars on topics including small business insurance, identity theft, managing money and more.
  • FTC 'OnGuard Online' digital resources (Apr 17, 2017)
    You can find many excellent short videos at OnGuard Online.gov, a site designed and run by the Federal Trade Commission.

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