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How to Succeed as an Advocate
Poor and vulnerable children around the world don’t have a DC lobby firm, and unless Congress hears from you, poverty-focused assistance could be slashed. We need champions like you to defend child nutrition and health programs so that life-changing and life-saving funding can continue to reach struggling families who need it most.
Thank you for volunteering your voice in the fight against malnutrition. Here are some of the tools and resources to help you be successful when you urge congress to make child nutrition a priority:
For those who would like our comprehensive, in-depth report on child malnutrition, you may download our 95 page nutrition report.
What is Advocacy?
Advocacy is the act of supporting a cause to produce a desired change. We advocate because we feel strongly about a particular issue. One target of advocacy is government policy. You can influence government policy through effective communication with your elected officials, the media and other influential leaders.
General Techniques for Effective Advocacy