I am a millennial, and advocacy is certainly not something that I would say is important to me. However, I am just starting a new business, and starting to realize that things like taxes and other regulations could impact the way I start and run that business. But I am busy enough, and it seems like something that is really far off. And even if it were something that was going to happen tomorrow, I am not sure I would feel that my email or phone call is really going to make the difference to a legislator that I didn’t even vote for.
Advocacy is a movement to change minds, bringing awareness through social movements that influence decision makers at various levels.
Advocacy groups are faced with many challenges, when getting started organization is vital. Here are some tips to start your grassroots advocacy campaign and overcome some common challenges.
When resources are tight, staff is limited, and the budget has no wiggle room, it can be hard to justify a member engagement initiative like an online advocacy community. How do you measure intangible interactions?