Soon after becoming a Citizen Advocate, I remember having a long conversation with an acquaintance about what my role would be.
Bob Lee and John Armstrong discuss ideas and strategies for Advocacy for people with disability in meeting situations.
How is Citizen Advocacy Different? We are often asked for information about citizen advocacy by people who are generally familiar with the ways other organisations provide services to people with disability, and who notice that we seem to have a quite different approach. It is true that many of the features of citizen advocacy are… Continue reading How is Citizen Advocacy Different
Anyone involved in doing advocacy will know that it is not something people talk about all that much. Many people don’t know what the word means, cannot spell it, and often have difficulty saying it. (I find practise helps) Indeed we often talk about it as though it is an activity indulged in only by… Continue reading Why Is Advocacy Needed?