Making SPACE: Evolution of Advocacy Networks
Advocacy is the process of supporting an idea or cause to influence outcomes such as public policy, or the distribution of local resources and information. Within community arts, the issue of the space in which we engage and work with communities is an idea that many organizations feel strongly about, but do not advocate directly upon. While it is important for groups to work towards individual goals, there are also organizations that work on behalf of common issues in the larger not-for-profit community.
“Losing space is kind of like losing oxygen for community development.”
This was the poignant statement recently made by Ann Fitzpatrick to a room full of social work, nursing, adult education, planning, and public health students at...
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