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    Definitions Of Advocacy   Pete Witzler Definitions Of Advocacy Pete Witzler Presentation Transcript

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