Advocacy & Public Policy

Dreamers: They are America’s Children

This is the only country most have ever known.

They speak English, and it’s often their main language.

They have one of the highest college completion rates – 85% – according to a recent study.

They serve in the armed forces.

They are married. They have children.

They own homes, have started businesses, completed law school.

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Why advocate?  And how to get started.

One of my favorite books on not-for-profit management is called Forces for Good by   Leslie Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant. The authors posit that there are six practices that define high-impact independent sector organizations. The first best practice on their list is this: Work with government and advocate for change.

Why?