advocacy pwpt - REV. CEDRICK D. BRIDGEFORTH, Ed D

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EQUIPPING FOR ADVOCACY
Rev. Cedrick D. Bridgeforth, EdD
[email protected]
C D Bridgeforth, Ed D
MALCOM X
“I for one believe that if you give
people a through understanding
of what confronts them and the
basic causes that produce it,
they’ll create their own program,
and when the people create a
program, you get action.”
C D Bridgeforth, Ed D
UNDERSTANDING ADVOCACY
ADVOCACY
:the act or process of advocating or supporting a
cause or proposal
INTERCESSORY
ADVOCATE
:one that pleads the cause of another; one that
defends or maintains a cause or proposal; one
that supports or promotes the interests of
another
INTERCESSOR
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WHAT IS THE CONTEXT?
PERSONAL
• Congregational
• Denominational
• Institutional
• Community /
Neighborhood
• National
• Global
CHANGE / TRANSFORMATION
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What do you desire?
CHANGE
TRANSFORMATION
• External
• Understood
• Actions are acceptable
• Internal
• Known
• Behavior is aligned
[And] to what end?
C D Bridgeforth, Ed D
”To live is to change, and to be
perfect is to have changed often.”
–John Henry Newman
C D Bridgeforth, Ed D
The term: Burning Platform is a business
lexicon that emphasizes immediate and
radical change due to dire circumstances.
CAUSE / ISSUE
A
S
E
• What is happening that should not
be happening?
• What is the origin of this?
• Why is this happening this way?
• What would be different if this
were not the case?
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Am I the only one?
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he
stands in moments of comfort and convenience,
but where he stands at times of challenge and
controversy.” –M.L. King, Jr.
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C
A LLIES / ASSETS
S
E
• Who cares about this?
• Who is impacted by this?
• Who no longer cares? Why?
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PG 7
INSTITUTIONS
ASSOCIATIONS
INDIVIDUALS
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C
A
TRATEGY
/
PLAN
S
E
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What shall we do?
Who will do it?
When will it be done?
What will be lost if we do nothing?
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C
A
S
E NGAGEMENT / EVALUATION
• “Ain’t nothing to it but to do it!”
• What worked? What didn’t work?
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C
A
CONTACT
vs
IMPACT
S
E NGAGEMENT / EVALUATION
COMMUNICATION
How will you share the message?
INCLUSION
Who has been considered?
EXCLUSION
Who may never know?
• “Ain’t nothing to it but to do it!”
• What worked? What didn’t work?
C D Bridgeforth, Ed D
EQUIPPING FOR ADVOCACY
Rev. Cedrick D. Bridgeforth, EdD
[email protected]
C D Bridgeforth, Ed D

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