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Definitions of Advocacy Peter Witzler Student Program Organizer, Physicians for Human Rights
Overview <ul><li>Definitions of Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy Models </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Advocacy </li></ul>
Definitions of Advocacy  <ul><li>Process of educating and engaging to create change </li></ul><ul><li>Directed at a specif...
Definition of Advocacy <ul><li>Service vs Advocacy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Service is providing relief or support to people ...
4 C’s of Advocacy <ul><li>Connection </li></ul><ul><li>Context </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Catapult </l...
Definition <ul><li>Objective vs Problem </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem=Broad area of concern </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Obj...
Definition <ul><li>Target: who has the power to give you what you want </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How do you have power over yo...
Examples of Advocacy <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Petitions </li></ul>
<ul><li>Letter Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Media </li></ul><ul><li>Visits with Public Officials </li></ul>
Examples of Advocacy <ul><li>Public Hearings </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrations </li></ul><ul><li>Civil Disobedience </li></...
Definition of Advocacy <ul><li>Long Term Vision </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Education on an objective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Case Study <ul><li>Brain Drain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem: Not enough health care workers in Africa </li></ul></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Long term Process:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Started in 2003 passed in 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li>...
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  1. 1. Definitions of Advocacy Peter Witzler Student Program Organizer, Physicians for Human Rights
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Definitions of Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy Models </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Advocacy </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definitions of Advocacy <ul><li>Process of educating and engaging to create change </li></ul><ul><li>Directed at a specific policy objective </li></ul><ul><li>Directed at a specific target </li></ul><ul><li>Engages your community </li></ul><ul><li>Is a long term process </li></ul>
  4. 4. Definition of Advocacy <ul><li>Service vs Advocacy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Service is providing relief or support to people affected by a problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocacy is addressing the underlying causes of a problem, providing solutions, and creating change to eliminate the problem </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. 4 C’s of Advocacy <ul><li>Connection </li></ul><ul><li>Context </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Catapult </li></ul>
  6. 6. Definition <ul><li>Objective vs Problem </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem=Broad area of concern </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objective=solution or partial solution to a problem </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Definition <ul><li>Target: who has the power to give you what you want </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How do you have power over your target </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Examples of Advocacy <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Petitions </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Letter Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Media </li></ul><ul><li>Visits with Public Officials </li></ul>
  10. 10. Examples of Advocacy <ul><li>Public Hearings </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrations </li></ul><ul><li>Civil Disobedience </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Disruptive tactics </li></ul><ul><li>Boycotts </li></ul>
  11. 11. Definition of Advocacy <ul><li>Long Term Vision </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Education on an objective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage your community to build support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage your target </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Win! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you don’t win try again! </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Case Study <ul><li>Brain Drain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem: Not enough health care workers in Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objective: US Funding to train more health care workers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Target: Specific Members of US Congress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging Community: reports, education, media </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Long term Process: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Started in 2003 passed in 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Campus wide education of students, faculty and the community </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Engage faculty and health professionals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Petitions, videos </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Meetings with policy makers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public hearings </li></ul></ul></ul>
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