The Role of Advocacy in Partnerships

Let's understand the work of advocacy in public/private partnerships.

Explore five advocacy myths.

Learn how advocacy differs from lobbying.

Increase your understanding of how advocacy strategies have elevated increased public support of the agency, attracted a mix of federal and non-federal funding, rallied volunteers and strengthen the relationship between people and resources.

Discussion Questions:

1. How do your agency partners use advocacy to support their organization? to support the partnership with your agency?

2. How do advocacy and lobbying differ?

3. What is an example of an advocacy myth?

4. What are the benefits of advocacy to public resource management?

Ann Hutchinson

Board of Directors, Desert Foothills Land Trust

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