Step 6: Develop and implement an advocacy strategy
Types of advocacy – Different approaches and strategies
Advocacy can be described as the act of speaking on behalf of or in support of another person. Advocacy helps promoting the interests or the cause of someone or a group of people and helps vulnerable groups find their voice.
There are several types of advocacy:
Interviews of professionals’
Evidence based / research / invoking the authorities
Data/Evidence based advocacy
Uses verified, concrete information as proof to trigger change. Data is gathered, organized and analyzed to produce clear and accessible information which can influence leaders and decision makers upon an important issue.
Highlights the site of injustice and assists to navigate other systems, public servants, and the public
Refers to one-to-one support provided by advocates with a similar disability or experience to a person using services
Government and / or management related advocacy to strengthen the organization’s/group’s claims and goals.
Raising awareness campaigns
Videos, press releases, joint letters, open letters, events, conferences, workshops, meetings, social media, and other relevant media
The Storytelling approach:
Collecting real life stories and experiences / successful pathways / emotional motivation
13 October: International Day of Education in Prisons
Event organized by CUP on the occasion of the International Day of Education in Prisons.
The day is an important opportunity to highlight the benefits and importance of prison education, consider the barriers and reflect on how it can best be promoted at an international policy-making level.
Upskilling detainees in European Prisons:
What have we learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and what does the future look like?
Live Webinar to Mark
The International Day of Education In Prison 13th Octover 2020, 11:00AM-12:30PM Cest