Issue Advocacy

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    Taxonomy Code: FP-0500.3500

    Programs that engage in a form of advocacy that focuses on marshaling public and legislative support for a particular social or political goal.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADVOCACY PROGRAMSFosters positive change in areas where problems exist for people with disabilities.SuffolkADVOCACY PROGRAMSSUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    ANIMAL PROTECTION DIVISIONSeeks to end animal cruelty and suffering by tackling issues for all animals' well-being. Pet overpopulation is a main thrust of American Humane Association's work. Assists animal shelters across the nation, rescues animals during natural disasters, provides humane education, protects animals in film and addresses legislative issues in Washington, DC.ANIMAL PROTECTION DIVISIONAMERICAN HUMANE ASSOCIATION
    ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE-NEW YORK REGIONAL OFFICEWorks toward the goals of countering and reducing hatred by fighting Anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry here and abroad, combating international terrorism, probing the roots of hatred, advocating before congress, aiding victims of bigotry, developing educational programs, and serving as a public resource for government, media, law enforcement, and the general public.ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE-NEW YORK REGIONAL OFFICEANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE-NEW YORK REGIONAL OFFICE
    BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATEProvides understanding and prevention of brain injury through education, advocacy, research grants, and community support services. Provides a Family Help-Line and Resource Center for individuals with brain injury. Educates the public through media campaigns, and publications. Conducts educational conferences, seminars, and training programs designed for medical professionals, trial lawyers, family members and persons with brain injury. Call for more information.BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATEBRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE
    CHILDREN'S DIVISIONAdvocates for increased community awareness of the problem of child abuse and neglect develops improved access to information resources on child protection issues, provides training resources in the field of child protection offers a variety of professional publications offers professional expertise in evaluation, consultation and technical assistance to public and private child protection agencies.CHILDREN'S DIVISIONAMERICAN HUMANE ASSOCIATION
    COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ADVOCACYAdvocates for quality, affordable and accessible child care in legislation and public policy for children and families. The Council collaborates and works with other child care organizations and community groups, schools, etc. to educate about and support high-quality child care. Child Care Council of Nassau outreaches to families via numerous organizations and agencies in the community through a variety of venues, including those that serve the Hispanic population (agency events, community fairs, libraries, churches, etc.). Families learn of various workshops, seminars, and webinars related to parenting in the community through email alerts from Council. Council actively participates with other child care and early education agencies in statewide efforts to create a cohesive and comprehensive agenda in Nassau County and Albany, and for clarification, support, and dissemination of statewide information.NassauCOMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ADVOCACYCHILD CARE COUNCIL OF NASSAU, INC.
    COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ADVOCACYAdvocates for quality, affordable and accessible child care in legislation and public policy for children and families. The Council collaborated and works with other child care organizations and community groups, school, etc. to education about and support high-quality child care. SuffolkCOMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ADVOCACYCHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.
    DISABILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEEProvides a formal communication link between Town Government and citizens with disabilities to establish an agenda of issues and problems confronting the disabled and develop solutions. Call for more information.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON
    ETHICAL CULTURE SOCIETY OF SUFFOLKNon religious Religion - Believe Everyone has Value. Meetings are held September thru May 1st and 3rd Sunday a month at 10:30am.SuffolkETHICAL CULTURE SOCIETY OF SUFFOLKETHICAL CULTURE SOCIETY OF SUFFOLK
    ETHICAL HUMANIST SOCIETY OF LONG ISLANDPromotes ethical humanistic beliefs and values to improve the human condition through programs, workshops, events and education. Call for more information.NassauETHICAL HUMANIST SOCIETY OF LONG ISLANDETHICAL HUMANIST SOCIETY OF LONG ISLAND
    FRIENDS OF HOSPICEOffers comprehensive information and referral about pallative and end of life care to the public and medical community. Provides public education which brings the hospice/pallative care message to the community through speakers, seminars, public programs and media presentations. Also operates a lending library which is available to the families of the terminally ill, health care professions and students.NassauFRIENDS OF HOSPICEFRIENDS OF HOSPICE
    GENETIC ALLIANCE, INC.Provides support to individuals with genetic conditions and their families, educates the public and advocates for consumer-informed public policies.GENETIC ALLIANCE, INC.GENETIC ALLIANCE, INC.
    GOLDEN HEARTS GREAT SOUTH BAY CHAPTERA volunteer movement to promote awareness within communities of the benefits of heart and lung surgical and medical procedures offered at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, N.J. Newsletter, Educational Material, Agency Brochure.SuffolkGOLDEN HEARTS GREAT SOUTH BAY CHAPTERDEBORAH HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
    ICAN - INDEPENDENT CONSUMER ADVOCACY NETWORK (MLTC/FIDA ASSISTANCE)Assists participants of NYS Long Term Care (MLTC) Fully Integrated Duals Advantage (FIDA) and Long Term Support Services (LISS) in managed care programs. Services include training and education, information and advice to caregivers and advocates, advocacy and legal representation.NassauICAN - INDEPENDENT CONSUMER ADVOCACY NETWORK (MLTC/FIDA ASSISTANCE)NASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    LONG ISLAND DIVISIONProvides professional, school and public health services and education to prevent infant mortality and birth defects. Also offers information and referral, grant proposal program, volunteer/community service activities, as well as fundraising and special daily events.NassauLONG ISLAND DIVISIONMARCH OF DIMES-NEW YORK STATE CHAPTER
    LONG ISLAND FAMILY SUPPORT CONSUMER COUNCILA council that provides a strong voice for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families on a local level, working with and through the Developmental Disabilities Service Office to plan, develop and monitor family support services.SuffolkLONG ISLAND FAMILY SUPPORT CONSUMER COUNCILLONG ISLAND FAMILY SUPPORT CONSUMER COUNCIL
    LONG ISLAND IMMIGRANT ALLIANCEAn alliance of diverse community, religious, labor and immigrant organizations working together in solidarity with all immigrants who are an integral part of our LI communities. Provide support in their struggles and affirm their legal and human rights. Also offers speakers bureau.SuffolkLONG ISLAND IMMIGRANT ALLIANCELONG ISLAND IMMIGRANT ALLIANCE
    NEW YORK STATE SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATIONServes as a statewide voice for more than 700 boards of education. Provides current information and advice on matters affecting school boards. Cooperates with other educational and related organizations to promote excellence in education. Provides advocacy information, leadership development and custom services to public school boards.NEW YORK STATE SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATIONNEW YORK STATE SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION
    NORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICEProvides financial assistance to kidney patients and education to those with and at risk for kidney disease. Programs address all stages of kidney health, including kidney disease awareness and prevention community outreach to individuals at high risk for kidney disease and treatment related support for those requiring renal dialysis and transplantation. Also advocates for patients' access to health information and education to quality care, including treatment choices and to affordable medication and health insurance coverage.SuffolkNORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICETHE AMERICAN KIDNEY FUND
    SAFE SCHOOLS TEAMProvides a dynamic group of student activists from Nassau and Suffolk counties that evaluates, directs and implements programs and services to create safer and more supportive schools for GLBT students and their allies.SuffolkSAFE SCHOOLS TEAMTHE LGBT NETWORK (THE NETWORK)
    SAN SIMEON BY THE SOUND CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATIONOperating as an outreach to the community this not-for-profit organization affiliated with Eastern Long Island Hospital offers long term care 24/7, short term rehabilitation care and Adult Day Care Health care by experienced professionals in a clean, well maintained environment. Case/care management is provided by its professional staff which includes nurses, therapists, social workers and dietitians. Services include physical, occupational, recreational and speech therapy along with counseling, advocacy and educational workshops.SuffolkSAN SIMEON BY THE SOUND CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATIONSAN SIMEON BY THE SOUND CENTER FOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION

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