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ADVOCACY Figure 9-1. Advocacy Activities

43%

As state and local gover nments are cutting funding for services, has your organization tried to influence policy makers on behalf of your clients?

57%

50%

50%

In the past year, meet with public officials or their staff (either elected or appointed) 41%

In the past year, participate in coalitions with other organizations for the purpose of influencing public policy?

59%

31%

69%

In the past year, participate in development or revision of regulations related to public policy? 30%

70%

In the past year, provide public education policy issues? 27%

73%

27%

73%

In the past year, provide testimony on public policy issues? In the past year, pay dues to an association or belong to a coalition that advocated or lobbied on your behalf?

25%

75%

In the past year, participate in gover nment commissions or committees? 23%

77%

In the past year, lobby for or against specific legislation? 9%

91%

In the past year, participate in demonstration or boycott? 0% Yes

20%

40%

60%

80%

100%

No

Source: 2010 Los Angeles Nonprofit Survey

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2010 State of the Nonprofit Sector in Los Angeles  

Hard Times: Impacts, Actions, Prospects. For the second year in a row, the Center for Civil Society surveyed a representative sample of Los...

2010 State of the Nonprofit Sector in Los Angeles  

Hard Times: Impacts, Actions, Prospects. For the second year in a row, the Center for Civil Society surveyed a representative sample of Los...