Mobilizing Others


National Alliance to End Homelessness

Toolkits | February 3, 2011

Files: PDF | 2.86 MB | 9 pages

An important part of advocacy also involves encouraging others to take action. Where one voice can be effective, dozens of voices can be exponentially more so. This toolkit suggests key strategies and tips for mobilizing your network, colleagues, and others to get involved in advocacy.

In addition to discussing whom to mobilize and how to create action alerts, the toolkit also covers key strategies, including:

  • Explaining why action is needed now;
  • Making advocacy as easy as possible;
  • Being specific;
  • Maintaining a feedback loop;
  • Being strategic; and
  • Personalizing requests.

In addition to several helpful tips and five key steps for success, this toolkit also includes:

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