Definition of advocacy
: the act or process of supporting a cause or proposal : the act or process of advocating (see 2advocate) something known for his advocacy of gay rights
Recent Examples of advocacy from the Web
The Club for Growth, a conservative Washington advocacy group, teamed up with Tea Party Patriots in the attack on Portman and others.
A quick extension would also bolster Brown’s global advocacy for climate action.
Some members of the liberal advocacy group Indivisible FWTX contacted Granger’s office earlier this year and had a sit-down meeting with her in April.
Paul said that some officials and advocacy groups have slowed the process to fine-tune the policy, while others are hoping that a slower pace of discussions will derail the debate.
HA: So there are three aspects to BAJI’s work — public policy advocacy, organizing, and direct legal services.
Emly Beauregard, the executive director of Kentucky Voices for Health, a coalition of health advocacy groups, told the Courier-Journal that association health plans are not the solution to individual market woes.
In her first job out of college as the youngest State Director for a national Democratic advocacy group in the country, Aries burned out.
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Legal Definition of advocacy
1 : the profession or work of an advocate
2 : the action of advocating, pleading for, or supporting a cause or proposal a consequence of his moving advocacy — W. O. Douglas
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