Few nonprofit functions are more critical than advocacy; persuasively representing alternative perspectives to public and private decision makers which influence the direction of public policy.
Every single day, nonprofits engage in advocacy that advances their missions. Different problems require different solutions. Whether playing offense to advance the cause or playing defense to ward off policy threats, there are lots of different approaches to achieve your mission through advocacy.
United Way of Chelan and Douglas Counties uses advocacy to address key issues in our community. Community champions spend time researching measures expected to come before state leaders during the legislative session. These volunteers explore each measure and what affect they could have on the community as well as the human services system.
Help create awareness about an issue you'd like to bring further into light by sharing information via social media, sending letters to your legislator, and more...
Day On the Hill
Advocate for a Cause