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  1. advocating

    Advocacy is an activity by an individual or group that aims to influence decisions within political, economic, and social institutions. Advocacy includes activities and publications to influence public policy, laws and budgets by using facts, their relationships, the media, and messaging to educate government officials and the public. Advocacy can include many activities that a person or organization undertakes, including media campaigns, public speaking, commissioning and publishing research. Lobbying (often by lobby groups) is a form of advocacy where a direct approach is made to legislators on a specific issue or specific piece of legislation. Research has started to address how advocacy groups in the United States and Canada are using social media to facilitate civic engagement and collective action.

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  1. Advocating

    of Advocate

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of advocating in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of advocating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of advocating in a Sentence

  1. Council Chair Michelle Deatrick:

    We are advocating to ensure these recommendations are adopted in the Democratic Party platform. We have strong support, and are building a coalition of environmental groups, Democratic Party groups and more.

  2. Patrick Martin:

    I started advocating for more mental health support last year after a student had moved to my school from Parkland, Florida.

  3. Juliette Kayyem:

    It isn't a question of are they are professional enough... the question is, they should be paid, and as the secretary of any agency,( Nielsen) should be advocating for Kirstjen Nielsen employees to be paid instead of saying it's OK for them to work without pay.

  4. Rand Paul:

    Not only do we need restrictions in our country, i'm going to be advocating for an international convention of civilized countries to come together and discuss gain-of-function research and the potential harm it could cause on a global scale.

  5. Forrest Liu:

    I want to understand why they made the decisions they made last year and what they want moving forward. And what we should be advocating for.

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