Advocacy tips for youth
What is Advocacy?
The Four Parts of Advocacy
Rights Information
Voice Inclusion
Why do We Need Advocacy?
How to advocate?
Preparing Persuading
Preparing
• Assess the situation
• Gather facts and
information
• Look for alternative
solution
• Develop an action
plan
P...
Assess the situation
• What happened?
• Have you had similar
problems in the past?
Once you begin to think of
prossible so...
• What reason have you
been given for a decision
has been made?
• Are there any laws,
regulations or policies that
apply t...
• Are there other ways to
get what you want?
• Can you get it from a
different place?
• Is there a different
approach that...
• What are you going
to ask for?
• How are you going to
ask for it?
• Whom do you need
to talk to?
• And if that person
ca...
Being
Assertive
Focusing
on interests
Persuading
Being assertive
• Knowing what is the best
for you and how to ask for
it
• Expressing yourself
simply, clearly and directl...
Focusing on interests
Advocacy focuses on interests rather than
positions. A position is what someone wants.
And interest ...
There is no guarantee that just
because you speak out, you will
get what you want.
However, if you don’t speak
out, nothin...
Terima Kasih
http://lutviah.net
lutviah@hotmail.com
0856-1686-257
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This was presented on Youth Training organized by Global Citizen Corps Indonesia at June 9th, 2012

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Advocacy Tips for Youth

  1. 1. Advocacy tips for youth
  2. 2. What is Advocacy?
  3. 3. The Four Parts of Advocacy Rights Information Voice Inclusion
  4. 4. Why do We Need Advocacy?
  5. 5. How to advocate? Preparing Persuading
  6. 6. Preparing • Assess the situation • Gather facts and information • Look for alternative solution • Develop an action plan Preparing
  7. 7. Assess the situation • What happened? • Have you had similar problems in the past? Once you begin to think of prossible solutions: • How do you want the problem to be resolved? • What will happen if you don’t get what you’re asking for? Assess The Situation
  8. 8. • What reason have you been given for a decision has been made? • Are there any laws, regulations or policies that apply to your situation? • Who has the authority to make a decision about your situation? • Is there a complaint, review, or appeal process? Gather facts and information
  9. 9. • Are there other ways to get what you want? • Can you get it from a different place? • Is there a different approach that might work? Look for alternative solution
  10. 10. • What are you going to ask for? • How are you going to ask for it? • Whom do you need to talk to? • And if that person can’t help, what will your next step be? Develop an action plan
  11. 11. Being Assertive Focusing on interests Persuading
  12. 12. Being assertive • Knowing what is the best for you and how to ask for it • Expressing yourself simply, clearly and directly – in a way that doesn’t attack, negate, or manipulate anyone else • Standing up for yourself, while respecting the needs and interests of others Being Assertive
  13. 13. Focusing on interests Advocacy focuses on interests rather than positions. A position is what someone wants. And interest is why someone wants something. When you are advocating, always try to focus on why you want it, what is important you about it, and what your concerns will be if you don’t get it. Focusing on Interest
  14. 14. There is no guarantee that just because you speak out, you will get what you want. However, if you don’t speak out, nothing will change. -The Advokit
  15. 15. Terima Kasih http://lutviah.net lutviah@hotmail.com 0856-1686-257

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