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March 12, 2024

Ask WSPTA: Advocacy vs. Lobbying

What’s the difference between advocacy and lobbying?   Advocacy is the act of speaking for, in support of, or to plead a cause on behalf of others. For example, PTAs advocate when they inform members or decision-makers on a topic of concern.   Lobbying is attempting to influence a specific decision.  For example, an activity is lobbying when it involves asking…
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Category: Advocacy , Training