Introducing Denise

Introducing Denise

Introducing Denise LELAN, Administrative Support Who Denise (she/her) is: Denise is LELAN’s newly appointed Administrative Support. She is a second-generation migrant from the Philippines and is a strong advocate for lived experience as an expertise. With a background...
Introducing Sheryl

Introducing Sheryl

Introducing Sheryl LELAN, Manager, Projects & Advocacy Who Sheryl (she/her) is:   Kia ora, I am a proud New Zealander who loves being outside in the sun. My happy place is the beach, so Adelaide’s beautiful coastline, and great climate was a natural choice...
COVID Vaccine Uptake

COVID Vaccine Uptake

    Co-creating messaging and strategies to support informed decision making about COVID vaccinations:   LELAN is working with the lived experience (LEx) community to co-create messaging and strategies to support informed decision making about COVID...
LELAN Board Membership: Bec’s Experience

LELAN Board Membership: Bec’s Experience

LELAN Board Membership: Bec's Experience LELAN LELAN is currently inviting members of our organisation to nominate to be on the Board. Below Rebecca, elected Board Member December 2019 and current Secretary, shares their experience.   Tell us about yourself and why...
Laneway of Lived Experience

Laneway of Lived Experience

Interactive Art Exhibition: LELAN’s Laneway of Lived Experience   LELAN’s Laneway of Lived Experience was an interactive art exhibition showcasing the stories LELAN gathered from members of the lived experience community through one-on-one interviews and...
Language Matters!

Language Matters!

Language Matters! LELAN, advocacy In the lived experience community we know that language matters! Language helps us shape our ideas, how we interact with and see the world. Words carry weight, power and influence and when used incorrectly or without thought, they can...
UNHEARD ISSUE ONE

UNHEARD ISSUE ONE

LELAN, Have a Say / Get Active UNHEARD ISSUE ONE: navigating uncertain times & life disruption   Welcome to LELAN’s first online zine showcasing the contributions of people with lived experience of mental distress, social issues or injustice (as well as...
Introducing Deborah

Introducing Deborah

Introducing Deborah LELAN, Masters of Social Work Placement Student LELAN recently welcomed Deborah Wandel to the team as a placement student. We are excited for Deborah to start in this role as she works on a project to create a South Australian “Rights in...
Introducing Ari

Introducing Ari

Introducing Ari LELAN, LEDGE Project Worker and Facilitator LELAN recently welcomed Ari Reid to the team as our Lived Experience Development, Governance and Education Project Worker and Trainer. We are excited for Ari to start in this role as we work to strengthen and...
Annual Report 2020

Annual Report 2020

Annual Report 2020 LELAN LELAN’s AGM was held on Monday November 30th. The 2020 Annual Report (read or download below) was presented as a summary of our 2019-2020 financial year. It symbolises the first full year that LELAN operated as a funded and staffed...
Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice of Annual General Meeting:   The LELAN Board wish to advise that the 2020 Annual General Meeting of the SA Lived Experience Leadership & Advocacy Network Inc [ABN 98 469 662 123] has been set.        Date: Monday November 30th, 2020      Time:...
Introducing Sam

Introducing Sam

Introducing Sam LELAN, COVID19 LELAN recently appointed a part-time Peer Project Worker to coordinate the new Our Experiences through COVID Project we received Department of Human Services funding for. We are very happy to have Sam Lai join the team and look forward...

We Are Recruiting for a NEW Project Opportunities, Lived Experience Leadership During the uncertainty and life disruption caused by the COVID19 pandemic LELAN has been actively promoting the experiences, perspective and solution ideas of people with lived/living...

Our Statement for Reconciliation Week 2020 Lived Experience Leadership, Advocacy This past week has highlighted why reconciliation and an anti-racist stance is more important than ever. For events we have witnessed from the US and for the knowing that injustices...
Our Response to COVID19

Our Response to COVID19

Our Response to COVID19 Lived Experience Leadership We wish to acknowledge the significant impact that coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on people around the world. In our own community there is heightened emotion, uncertainty and confusion on what steps to take to...