Every citizen advocacy relationship is unique, but they all illustrate the role interpersonal identification plays in shaping each person. This video of Deb and Michelle has been provided by Citizen Advocacy Sunbury & Districts and beautifully exemplifies how such a relationship draws each person to become a fuller reflection of who they are.
Our latest newsletter is now out. It’s a quick newsy read but importantly, it contains a great article by the late Adam (AJ) Hilderbrand you won’t want to miss. It contains such insightful perspectives when a family is present within a Citizen Advocacy relationship. It helps clear up some issues but also reminds us of …read more
Our latest Newsletter is now out with some exciting news,important information, stories and updates. Download it here:
Just leaving aside our discussion of Principles for a moment (we’ll be coming back to them), we have Bob Lee back with his delightfully clear and straight forward style discussing Who is the Advocate? Where do you find these people? This is a question often asked of Citizen Advocacy Coordinators who often just don’t know where …read more
Mitchel Peters has written this piece for us concerning the next Principle of Citizen Advocacy:Here’s a proverb that you’ll be familiar with: “He who pays the piper calls the tune.” That proverb applies to the first principle of Citizen Advocacy, Advocate Independence, discussed in a previous post. But it’s also applicable to one aspect of …read more
Effective advocacy is informed by a set of principles. Citizen Advocacy is no different. As we discussed in the 1st June post, fundamentally, advocates need to be independent. This is especially true when a protégé’s life is surrounded by formal paid service requiring an advocate to see themselves as completely independent of those structures.They will …read more