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Public Advocacy | Department of Public Service
The most basic meaning of advocacy is to represent, promote, or defend some person s , interest, or opinion. There are many definitions of policy advocacy available from multiple authors and perspectives 3. At their core are a number of ideas that continually come up, characterizing policy advocacy as follows:. In some cases, advocates can speak directly to these people in their advocacy efforts; in other cases, they need to put pressure on these people by addressing secondary audiences for example, their advisors, the media, the public. Ultimately, they should feel the urgency to take action based on the arguments presented. Trying to make a change in public policy is usually a relatively slow process as changing attitudes and positions requires ongoing engagement, discussion, argument, and negotiation.
APHA, in coordination with its members and state and regional Affiliates, works with key decisionmakers to shape public policy to address today's ongoing public health concerns. Those include ensuring access to care, protecting funding for core public health programs and services and eliminating health disparities. APHA is also working on other critical public health issues including public health and emergency preparedness, food safety, hunger and nutrition, climate change and other environmental health issues, public health infrastructure, disease control, international health and tobacco control. What is Public Health? Advocacy for Public Health.
CAA has been advocating on behalf of its Members and the mobile public since We pride ourselves on providing motorists, travellers, consumers and decision-makers with the key information they need on any mobility-related matter. Our goal is to advocate for and influence positive change on issues and initiatives that are important to Canadians. Your phone, GPS, and morning coffee are stealing your attention, and pose a serious safety concern. CAA's Driving Costs Calculator helps Canadians compare the long-term costs, including environmental costs, of owning an electric or hybrid versus a gas vehicle.