Policy Advocacy in Everyday Organizationa

After reading and considering the article, Policy Advocacy in Everyday Organizational Practice, review the policy advocacy activities of an organization with which you are familiar. This could be current or previous employment, current or previous field placement, current or previous volunteer experience. Give your classmates a brief synopsis of the mission/service provided by the agency. Then discuss what advocacy activities are currently taking place and how these might be consistent with or contradict points made in the article. Give a few suggestions about how improvements might be made.

HINT: Remember we are discussing policy advocacy activities (not advocacy activities in general). Don’t pick an organization that isn’t engaged in any advocacy activities related to creating or changing legislation, collaborating with legislators or other policy advocacy activities as defined by your text and the assigned reading.

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