medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/advocacy advocacy [ad′vəkas′ē] 1 a process whereby a nurse or other health care professional provides a patient with the information to make certain decisions, usually related to some aspect of the patient's health care. 2 a method by which patients, their families, attorneys, health professionals ...
www.sba.gov/advocacy Advocacy is an independent voice for small business within the federal government, the watchdog for the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) and the source of small business statistics.
export.gov/advocacy Since its creation in 1993, the Advocacy Center has helped hundreds of U.S. companies — small, medium and large enterprises in various industry sectors — to win government contracts across the globe.
www.americanhumane.org/about-us/advocacy American Humane Association’s Office of Public Policy & Government Affairs advocates for policy and legislation that will benefit children and animals and keep them safe from abuse and neglect.
www.wcsap.org/advocacy Advocacy for survivors of sexual assault has many dimensions, but is rooted in assisting each survivor in her/his healing process. Advocacy may involve taking a hotline call, meeting someone at a hospital for a forensic exam, explaining the legal process
www.pta.org/advocacy/?navItemNumber=505 The Legislative Committee guides the legislative and advocacy activities of National PTA. They work closely with the Government Affairs staff to develop the National PTA Public Policy Agenda and guide the advocacy activities of the organization.
www.ala.org/pla/advocacy ... to convey to their communities the value of the library. Advocacy, ... You are at: ALA.org » PLA » Advocacy. About PLA; Advocacy. Edge Initiative; Every Child Ready to Read; Smartest Card; Turning the Page Online; Awards & Grants;
www.cccnewyork.org/about/what-is-effective-advocacy We believe engaging as many people as possible in fact-based advocacy is the best way to ensure budgets, laws, policies, services and practices meet the needs of children, youth and their families.
www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/advocacy.page Centers Engaged in Advocacy are ready to put you in touch with legal teams, state and specialty organizations, government at all levels and helpful resources available for download that will help you enact the change needed to improve our health care system.
www.acr.org/Advocacy The ACR advocates on behalf of the radiology profession and ACR membership with Congress, federal agencies and state legislative and regulatory bodies. All ACR advocacy activities are conducted and funded by the American College of Radiology Association (ACRA).
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advocacy_group Advocacy groups (also known as pressure groups, lobby groups, campaign groups, interest groups, or special interest groups) use various forms of advocacy to influence public opinion and/or policy; they have played and continue to play an important part in the development of political and social ...
mda.org/advocacy Since MDA was founded more than 50 years ago, advocacy always has been the undercurrent of our programs and services. In September 2007, MDA launched a formal National Advocacy office to effectively project the voice of our MDA community, and protect the interests of the individuals and families ...
namitexas.org/advocacy NAMI Texas’s role as an advocacy organization grew from the need of its members – individuals with mental illness and their families – to effect a positive change in the response of society, government and business to an individual with a mental illness.
www.naadac.org/advocacy NAADAC is committed to advocating for the best interests of its members, clients, communities and the profession overall. Without the dedicated advocates who stand up for the profession, our members will not have a voice.
socialworkers.org/advocacy/default.asp Legislative Advocacy Network. Take Action Today! - Join the Advocacy Listserv NASW's Public Policy staff is fighting hard to make the voice of professional social workers heard on Capitol Hill.