Are you an advocate? If you’re reading this, it’s likely that YES, YOU ARE, whether you see yourself that way or not.
Anyone working for a cause they are passionate about is an advocate. Really!
Advocacy – effectively communicating about your passion and what is needed to support it – is just as important as implementing the technical work to bring about your desired changes.
The good news is that passion-driven work for community-based causes is filled with inspiring stories and images.
The tricky part is creating the practice of regularly sharing these stories with others that you want to join in and support your work, and those who can help through public policy.
Everyday Advocacy is a series exploring how to adopt an advocacy lens and use it as a foundational part of your work. Here are the posts in the series – with more to come!