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Review Donaldson’s article: “Developing an Advocacy Program within a Human Services Agency,” and discuss the following questions (See link to article on Activities page).(250 words)
- The author discusses an unresolved question in the literature that examines to what extent nonprofit advocacy behavior is motivated by “self” or “agency interest? (p. 27-28). The answer could go either way or for both purposes and the author said the answer to these questions could influence the strategies of the agency: progressive advocacy or advocacy that is expert-driven and motivated by agency interest. State your position here and give supporting examples (at least two examples from the readings).
- On page 43 in the “conclusion section, what leadership styles and characteristics lend themselves to integrating a progressive advocacy progressive program within human services agencies? In your opinion, state why you think so.