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Word: advocacy

Definition: support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something

Sentences Containing 'advocacy'

Advocacy constitutes a key strategy for Plan Egypt in order to influence policy change and resource allocation in the promotion of children's rights.
Advocacy for triple bottom line reforms is common in Green Parties.
Advocacy initiatives include – but are not limited to – research funding, health care costs and reform, prevention initiatives and discrimination.
Advocacy of the indemnity features on rules of principal liability; the person to commit a tort and to cause damage should pay damages arising from it.
Advocacy plays an integral role in the Association's efforts to fulfill its mission.
Advocacy regarding the legality of fan fiction.
After the sale to Journal, WFTX expanded its news department with a focus on consumer advocacy and investigative reporting as the main theme.
Although customer advocacy, for example, has always been a goal for marketers, the rise of online user generated content can take advocacy to another level.
As the peak body for the sector, the CBAA represents the sector through policy submissions, advocacy and campaigns.
As well as teaching undergraduates, she was to develop a masters course in advocacy studies.
Association activities include conferences, professional education, networking and advocacy.
BTI also participates in the community through cycling advocacy on local and national levels.
BTI was recognized for its advocacy efforts by the league of American Bicyclists, who awarded the company Gold level status in its Bicycle Friendly Business category.
BTI’s in-house advocacy team is also involved in Santa Fe City and County policy making.
Caffyn was adopted by a neighbouring gentleman as a companion to his son, and sent to a grammar school in Kent, and then to the University of Oxford; but he was expelled for the advocacy of Baptist tenets.
Federal government advocacy and state legislation.
For identity-based advocacy groups, see identity politics.
Founded in 1895, NAMIC has been serving its U.S. and Canadian members in areas of advocacy and education.
Guttman is a faculty member of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.
He is a spokesman for the Quebec Collective Against Islamophobia, an advocacy rights group established in 2013.
He is a visiting teacher of trial advocacy to students at the University of Notre Dame Law school in South Bend Indiana.
He views cultural dissemination as a tool to accomplish his advocacy, particularly through dance.
His area of expertise is Civil Procedure, the Law of Sales and both Appellate and Trial Advocacy.
His leadership and advocacy has earned him a national award for excellence in aboriginal programming.
His literary works were also devoted to the advocacy of Reform on the basis of rabbinical Judaism.
His support and advocacy in animal-related measures saw him labeled as a 2011 "Top Dog" by the Oregon Humane Society.
IITP is regarded as the voice of the ICT profession in New Zealand and undertakes significant advocacy on behalf of the profession and wider sector.
In 2010 BTI launched Advocacy Roundup a program that encourages wholesale customers to donate spare change from purchase transactions to a fund designed to promote the work of advocacy organizations.
In June 2008, Lockyer was named a recipient of the American College of Trial Lawyers "Award of Merit" for his contribution to the teaching of trial advocacy.
In the ensuing years, NMFA has been in the vanguard of advocacy for improvements in the quality of military family life.
It also works in the field of advocacy and awareness and offers support to parents and other professionals.
It supports them with education, advocacy, and research to promote effective management and awareness.
Lockyer has currently teaches trial advocacy to lawyers at Osgoode Hall Law School's annual Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop as well as to members of the Quebec Bar in its program "Techniques de plaidoirie" at the Université de Sherbrooke.
Marcus teaches "Religion and the Constitution" and "Trial Advocacy" at Brooklyn Law School.
One prominent advocacy group in favor of TABOR is Americans for Prosperity.
Others argued that the new system would give disproportionate power to the Canadian Council for Israel and Jewish Advocacy (CIJA).
Political advocacy and related disputes.
She has been criticized for her views on some medical subjects and her advocacy of the Wiley Protocol, which has been labelled as "scientifically unproven and dangerous".
The "Bee" was Nebraska's first regional newspaper, and was regarded nationally for its advocacy and success.
The academy has published hundreds of policy statements ranging from advocacy issues to practice recommendations.
The ADA is America's leading 501(c)3 nonprofit charity providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.
The advocacy of abolitionism however also brought about violent reactions from pro-slavery Virginians.
The Association’s advocacy efforts span a broad range of issues that may or may not vary depending on geographic location.
The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, a gun control advocacy group, favored the banning of all handguns as recently as 2000.
The Maternity Coalition is an Australian advocacy group which aims to improve the provision of maternity services to parents.
The organization was a nationwide nonpartisan advocacy group whose mission was to educate Generation X on issues such as Social Security reform and the national debt.
The primary service and advocacy organization in Vailsburg is Unified Vailsburg Services Organization (UVSO).
The Trainriders Northeast advocacy group was formed in Portland in 1989 with the initial goal of restarting passenger service from Massachusetts into Maine.
There are many advocacy groups, other groups and prominent individuals who are opposed to expansion: Advocacy against expansion.
Transport Action Canada is a non-profit, consumer-based organization that promotes sustainable transport through advocacy and education.

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