For many social enterprises, engaging in policy work can be daunting. However, it is a great way to have a broad impact and to make systemic change. Let’s explore the different types of policy work, how nonprofits can engage their government leaders, and real life examples from social enterprise and government so that you can feel confident and bold with your advocacy.

 

2016-04-13 15:23:58

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Laying the Foundation

An overview of the main approaches to advocacy

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2016-04-13 15:46:23

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Limits on Lobbying

An overview of what is, and isn’t, permissible according to government regulations

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2016-04-13 15:24:27

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Perspectives on Policy

Social enterprises should be ambidextrous and prepared to present the strongest case depending on their audience. Social enterprise & government share perspectives on effective advocacy.

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These policy resources were originally developed and shared in conjunction with SE4Jobs.

SE4Jobs is a REDF led working group that aims to increase connections and learning among social enterprises. United by a common purpose of scaling job creation in America for individuals facing the greatest barriers to work, SE4Jobs hosts quarterly webinars to address topics of interest to its group of social enterprise leaders and operators, consultants and support providers, employers, investors, and workforce partners.

If you are interested in becoming a part of SE4Jobs, we encourage you to register.