What is advocacy? What does it mean? Why engage in advocacy? What advocacy required? What kind of activities comprise advocacy work? Which are the different kind of advocacy?
Everything you always wanted to know about Advocacy.
“YES to hello with a smile YES to communication & listening YES to helping & supporting YES to hospitality & understanding YES to a change YES to a JUSTICE STEP” Advocacy means pleading or arguing in favor of something raising the public’s consciousness about a particular issue consisting actions designed to draw a community’s attention to an issue and to… [Continue Reading]
We are Nicola, from Italy, and Georgiana, from Romania, two international volunteers here in Mexico, Puebla, with the organization SIIJUVE. We are doing our EVS project about Non-formal education, advocacy and volunteering recognition and with this final event we want to conclude our volunteering process promoting what we did and what we believe about being… [Continue Reading]
A nation is democratic to the extent that its citizens are involved, particularly at the community level. The confidence and competence to be involved must be gradually acquired through practice. this is the reason that there should be gradually increasing opportunities for children to participate in any aspiring democracy, and particularly in those nations already… [Continue Reading]
What is advocacy? What does advocacy require? How can we organize an effective advocacy campaign? A group of sixty Nepalese students from three different universities worked together trying to answer these questions, during the work camp “Advocacy and volunteering” organized by Moonlight Children’s Home, within the international project “World Wise Web”. The aim of this… [Continue Reading]
“What will happen to my child when I’m gone and not able to speak up for them?” “If there is no family willing or able to speak up for a person, then perhaps they could continue to have a voice through a Citizen Advocate”. This exchange of answer and question, which took place at a… [Continue Reading]