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Mapping advocacy networks

If you are an advocacy organization, wouldn’t it be nice if you could tell who among your network of contacts is taking up your message and effectively spreading it as your champions? 1,407 more words

GlobalGiving Storytelling Project

//bike beyond//day forty-three

July 16, 2017
Start: Denver, Colorado
End: Denver, Colorado
Mileage: our leggies get a rest
week seven//day forty-three
@julietdebaubigny got each of us our own rooms for this stay in denver. 204 more words


Refocus on Mental Illness

I have played with a memoir on and off for five to six years.

So much to write: being a parent of a child with autism, family rejection, the non-cliche 32 year age difference between my husband and me, social rejection, being pregnant while working two jobs during graduate school, my career, and postpartum depression.   900 more words


Advocacy Building Blocks

At the 2013 SAA Annual Meeting, I (as the Council liaison, 2013-2016) attended a meeting of the Government Affairs Working Group (GAWG) with myself, Past President Frank Boles, soon-to-be President Kathleen Roe, and SAA Executive Director, Nancy Beaumont. 740 more words


Scarlet Letter "P"

Just five months into living with a central line and already Saylor @thatkidwiththeunkepthair deftly illustrates what life on the line is like for her. Thank you for your willingness to share! 213 more words

A Time To....

By Rev. Tamara R. Jackson

Ecclesiastes 3:1,3,7

Current movements like #MeToo and #ChurchToo have once again brought issues often quieted by a “holy hush” in faith communities to light. 555 more words


Advocacy is not "One Size Fits All"

Not too long ago, someone told me that my blog wasn’t really a form of diabetes advocacy, a point that I strongly refuted.

Advocacy looks different to everyone, and people can be advocates in countless ways. 212 more words