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    Assessing People Power—PowerCheck: A new tool for community organizing

    Community organizing can be a complex process. To assess an organization’s power and sustainability, it’s important to understand its readiness to engage and empower constituents. Bolder Advocacy has a way to determine an organization’s ability to engage in organizing—PowerCheck: a tool for assessing community organizing capacity.

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    Election Protection: The phone lines are open!

    With Election Day approaching and voter registration efforts ramping up, there are bound to be questions. To answer these questions, Election Protection, the nation’s largest non-partisan voter protection coalition, opened their hotline today so that you can speak with an expert!

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    2014 Electoral Activity Center

    The 2014 midterm elections are quickly approaching—and yes, nonprofits, you can and should be involved!

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    Employee & Individual: What election-related activities 501(c)(3) staffers can participate in

    As Election Day approaches, many nonprofits and their staffs face the unenviable challenge of balancing their need to engage citizens on important issues of the day with the IRS prohibition on partisan political activity for 501(c)(3) organizations. Find out what you can do as c3 staffers!

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    How AFJ Can Help

    Have a Question about advocacy? We have answers! If your nonprofit has questions about lobbying or other forms of advocacy, call us. Our attorneys are here 5 days a week.

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    AFJ Member Spotlight: Equal Rights Advocates and the Strong Girls campaign

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on September 24, 2014

    ERA’s Strong Girls campaign ensures that girls and young women have the opportunities and resources they need at school to become strong leaders and economically secure adults. Find out more…

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    Assessing People Power—PowerCheck: A new tool for community organizing

    Posted by Sue_Hoechstetter on September 24, 2014

    Community organizing can be a complex process. To assess an organization’s power and sustainability, it’s important to understand its readiness to engage and empower constituents. Bolder Advocacy has a way to determine an organization’s ability to engage in organizing—PowerCheck: a tool for assessing community organizing capacity.

  • Red phone

    Election Protection: The phone lines are open!

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on September 23, 2014

    With Election Day approaching and voter registration efforts ramping up, there are bound to be questions. To answer these questions, Election Protection, the nation’s largest non-partisan voter protection coalition, opened their hotline today so that you can speak with an expert!

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    Top 5 Blog Posts in August

    Posted by Andrew Phifer on September 16, 2014

    What is trending on Bolder Advocacy? Check out the posts attracting the most clicks last month!

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    Employee & Individual: What election-related activities 501(c)(3) staffers can participate in

    Posted by Isaiah Castilla on September 15, 2014

    As Election Day approaches, many nonprofits and their staffs face the unenviable challenge of balancing their need to engage citizens on important issues of the day with the IRS prohibition on partisan political activity for 501(c)(3) organizations. Find out what you can do as c3 staffers!

 

 

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.

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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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