If you have ever thought that it might be helpful to realize the advocacy is the legal and peaceful means we have to say There ought to be a law against that! The Voice of the Poor website of the Ontario Regional Council of the SVDP offers some perspectives and, perhaps most importantly, some practical steps.

Effective advocacy consist of four basic steps:

  1. Know the issue.

  2. Who has the final say?

  3. Increase the noise!

  4. Know who is speaking.

For quick explanations of each step visit http://voiceofthepoor.ca/index.html

Reflections:

When you hear that inner voice saying “There ought to be…” what do you do about it?

Do these steps make sense to you?


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