Every month, AFJ is mapping where in the country nonprofits are making strides for fairness, equality, economic opportunity, and other social justice values. Check out some of September’s wins…
Bolder Advocacy Blog
Posted by Andrew Phifer on October 29, 2014
AFJ’s new Member Spotlight is the National LGBTQ Task Force, which advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people. Their goal is to create a world where you can be you, without barriers. In the spotlight, the organization talks about their new name change and #StopTransMurder campaign.
Posted by Nayantara Mehta on October 29, 2014
Advocates have many ways to influence public policy, including participation in the budget process. Bolder Advocacy Counsel Nayantara Mehta recounts the lessons learned from working to change a California law through budget advocacy.
Posted by Leah Salgado on October 22, 2014
Alliance for Justice’s Bolder Advocacy initiative is excited to participate in the new Stand for Your Mission campaign, which promotes board and trustee support for advocacy. Complete with guides on how to begin a conversation about advocacy and why groups should get involved, the campaign encourages boards to use advocacy as a tool to fulfill their organization’s mission.
Posted by Rebecca Cappy on October 21, 2014
Recent executive orders were largely the result of months and years of hard work by advocates from nonprofits and other organizations across the country. Such advocacy is made possible because working on executive actions and regulations does not count as lobbying toward nonprofit’s annual lobbying limit.
Posted by Abby Levine on October 15, 2014
All 501(c)(3)s know that they cannot support candidates in partisan elections, such as for the U.S. Senate, House of Representatives and governorships. But occasionally overlooked is that c3s cannot support or oppose ANY candidate for public office, even in nonpartisan elections.