There are a lot of great resources to help learn advocacy skills. This thread is a place to document ones you like and why.
One of my favorite pieces on health advocacy is a white paper reviewing HIV activism that was done by HCM Strategists for the Milken Institute’s FasterCures program.
A PDF is available here:
Change is possible. But in order to create change, the focused voices of advocates must be heard through the din. Individuals and organizations must do the hard work of becoming ready to question the status quo, and be smart enough to present well-founded alternatives.
It speaks to 5 areas of advocacy success. They are:
KNOWLEDGE & SOLUTIONS
Making Health Communication Programs Work.
This is a health communication text book. I was required to use it as one in a master program on health communications.
It was produced by:
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service • National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute
The Lilly Digital Advocacy Institute.
Very good materials and excellent videos. Well worth signing up for to get access. Free.
Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition
The Easy Button of diabetes advocacy