Term Advocacy
Code FP-0500
Definition Programs that intercede on behalf of individuals and/or groups to ensure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible and that organizations within the established service delivery system meet the collective needs of the community; that attempt to marshal public support for a particular issue or cause; or that seek to influence legislation, local ordinances or administrative rulings in order to benefit specific interest groups or achieve specific social, political or environmental goals.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 5/29/08
Use References
See Also References Advocacy/Ombudsman Volunteer Opportunities (PX-1850.4000-030)
Crime Victim Accompaniment Services (FN-1900.0500)
Legal Counseling (FP-4000)
Organizational Advocacy Program Development (TP-5900.6500)
External Classification Terms Advocacy for Animal Protection and Welfare (UW
Advocacy for Child Protection (UW
Advocacy for Consumer Protection and Safety (UW
Advocacy for Cultural and Spiritual Development (UW
Advocacy for Disaster Preparedness and Relief (UW
Advocacy for Education (UW
Advocacy for Environmental Quality (UW
Advocacy for Food, Agriculture and Nutrition (UW
Advocacy for Health (UW
Advocacy for Housing (UW
Advocacy for Income Security (UW
Advocacy for Individual and Family Life (UW
Advocacy for Juvenile Justice (UW
Advocacy for Mental Health (UW
Advocacy for Social Development (UW
Advocacy for the Arts (UW
Advocacy for the Humanities (UW
Advocacy for the Protection of the Aged/Infirm/Handicapped (UW
Advocacy for Transportation (UW
Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (AIRS LE-450)
Legal/Public Safety (CAN LP-450)
Legal Services (NPC I05)
Legal Services (NTE I80)
Ombudsman for Community Peace and Justice (UW
Ombudsman for Cultural and Spiritual Development (UW
Ombudsman for Education (UW
Ombudsman for Environmental Quality (UW
Ombudsman for Food, Agriculture and Nutrition (UW
Ombudsman for Health Programs (UW
Ombudsman for Housing (UW
Ombudsman for Income Security and Economic Opportunity (UW
Ombudsman for Individual and Collective Safety (UW
Ombudsman for Individual and Family Life (UW
Ombudsman for Social Development (UW
Ombudsman for Transportation (UW
Organization for Social Action and Advocacy for Public Good (UW
Related Concepts Advocacy/Rights Protection
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