All Children - All Families: Public Policy Advocacy

Child welfare professionals are uniquely positioned to protect the best interests of LGBTQ youth through LGBTQ-related policy advocacy. This advocacy may take a variety of forms, but it is particularly impactful for lawmakers to hear the stories you have to share around placing children in the best homes possible.

Many child welfare organizations have already taken action, and offer opportunities for members and outside parties to get involved. Consider by which methods your organization or agency is best positioned to act, based on the examples of public policy advocacy below:

Examples of Public Policy Advocacy

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