Advocacy

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Released: 01/2015

Philanthropy plays an important role in addressing the needs and lifting up the challenges facing our country’s diverse population of newcomers. This flowchart addresses some common concerns and questions about investing in this dynamic and critically important funding space.

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Resource Type: Infographic
Audience: All Members
Funding Area: AdvocacySocial Justice



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Released: 02/2015

Since 2000, the Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing (FCYO) has sought to increase resources for young people organizing for a more just and equitable society. This paper highlights how civic engagement leaders can look to the field of youth organizing for promising new strategies to assist them in increasing voter participation, passing beneficial policies, affecting redistricting in 2021, and changing how the Millennial Generation thinks about values and policies for their lifetimes.

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Resource Type: Report



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Released: 08/2015

This analysis provides greater insight into the extent to which Black and Hispanic adults with health coverage face disparities in access to and utilization of care and whether these disparities vary between Medicaid enrollees and privately insured adults. It is based on data from the 2014 Kaiser Survey of Low-Income Americans.

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Resource Type: Funder Briefing
Audience: All Members
Topic: Advocacy
Funding Area: Health



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Released: 12/2015

Prioritizing gender can lead to a deepened understanding of many pressing and complex social issues, and opens up political opportunities to address them. A gender justice approach to civic engagement helps ensure that everyone can participate in community, state, and national policy discussions. Active and informed constituents can improve conditions for themselves and others by shaping policies, holding elected officials accountable, and demonstrating organized political power.

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Resource Type: Report
Audience: Women and Girls
Funding Area: Advocacy



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Released: 12/2015

This report offers practical guidance on philanthropic organizations can use advocacy effectively to advance their mission.

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Resource Type: Best Practice