In its simplest form, advocacy is an education and motivation process: identifying issues of need, getting information about those issues to decision-makers, and motivating them to create public policy that truly serves people’s needs.
The Family Foundation seeks to strengthen the leadership capacity of nonprofit organizations to engage in effective advocacy based on their missions, thereby creating a healthier, more responsive society. We believe that by equipping nonprofit boards, executives and staffs with the knowledge, skills and vehicles required to effect positive change, we can improve the quality of life in our communities.
Building nonprofit leadership capacity to advocate on behalf of the clients they serve:
The Family Foundation’s efforts to better communities include promoting civic engagement and facilitating public policy development on behalf of Southwest Louisiana’s children and families.
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