Informal Advocacy

A BRIEF DEFINITION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By informal advocacy is meant an activity that is built on a community-based

relationship and that is defined by the two people involved.

The expression was introduced to distinguish this type of advocacy from both

statutory and other types of short-term intervention advocacy.

 

‘Relationship’:

In citizen advocacy that relationship would have been matched and developed

by a Co-ordinator as a result of the partner being particularly isolated and at risk of

discrimination and/or abuse.

i Community could be either a locality or a community of shared interest, culture etc

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Community could be either a locality or a community of shared interest, culture etc