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    Video: Lobbying is NOT a 4 letter word

    Posted by Pat Libby on September 10, 2014

    Pat Libby shares a video presentation on lobbying rules and strategy. And the animals are awesome! Why the animals? Because as Libby says, you don’t need to be a veterinarian to own a pet and you don’t need to understand all of the intricacies of the legislative process to pass a law.

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    National Voter Registration Day: How you can get involved!

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on September 10, 2014

    Organizers expect this year to bring the biggest turnout so far with over 1,700 partners already signed up. How can you join this record-breaking year? Find out!

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    Philanthropy Must Reads: August

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on September 9, 2014

    This month we highlight articles and publications on lessons from the LGBT movement, increased giving by millennials, and more!

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    California’s SB 27: What it means for nonprofits taking a stand on ballot measures

    Posted by Nayantara Mehta on September 3, 2014

    AFJ hosted a webinar to explain what a newly passed law in California, SB 27, means for nonprofits that support or oppose ballot measures. We hope that the changes in the law will allow more nonprofits to weigh in on ballot measures in California, now and in the future.

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    Showing the Economic Value of Care: Spotlight on the Center for Partnership Studies’ Caring Economy Campaign

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on September 3, 2014

    The Caring Economy Campaign connects the dots between the work of care performed in households and communities and our collective prosperity – showing how investments in care and caregivers and new measures of economic health are the keys to a sustainable and equitable economic future.



Advocacy In Action

Advocacy in Action

Family Leave and Fair Pay: A Multilateral Approach

The week of June 16th through June 20th, The National Partnership for Women and Families organized the FAMILY Act Week of Action to call upon Congress and the president to pass the Family And Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act. The Week of Action provided a variety of convenient ways for both organizations and individuals to get involved.

Advocacy in Action

Winning Paid Sick Days in Portland

In a victory for working parents and all workers, Family Forward led the coalition that helped make the Oregon city the 4th in the nation to adopt the policy.

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Our commitment to supporting nonprofits and foundations does not stop at providing resources on the law. When an organization’s ability to do its work and speak out for its communities and constituents is threatened or can be expanded, Alliance for Justice gets involved.