What does love have to do with advocacy?
Recognizing, thanking, and showering your advocates and supporters with love is a key part of any advocacy plan.
Celebrating and recognizing advocates is one of the easiest, yet most often forgotten, tools of the advocacy world.
However, taking time to celebrate wins and acknowledge those who contributed to your success, will strengthen your future advocacy efforts and campaigns.
Celebration and recognition can take many forms.
It can be as easy as sending out a thank you note to advocates who took action and informing them of the outcome of a hearing or vote.
Or more sophisticated, like developing an advocate recognition program.
Either way, organizations with a strong culture of advocacy take care to recognize and acknowledge their advocates who significantly contribute to their advocacy efforts (including staff) each year.
I work with my clients to help them develop advocate recognition programs that reflect their culture, values, and community.
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