Advocacy Center


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Advocacy Center

A division of the U.S. Department of Commerce that advocates for American businesses and companies internationally. That is, it lobbies for international contracts for U.S. companies in order to encourage exports and thereby create or save American jobs. It works with development banks (such as the World Bank) in accomplishing its goals.
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Lane County - Child Advocacy Center, $80,000 and $20,495 (two grants); Lane County Legal Aid Service Inc.
As stated by Teresa Huizar, Executive Director of National Children's Alliance, "We are thrilled to see the expansion of the Child Advocacy Center model and to know that more children in need will ultimately be served.
Children's Advocacy Centers of North Dakota is an accredited state chapter of the National Children's Alliance, which supports local communities by promoting and assisting the development, growth and continuation of Children's Advocacy Centers (including Dakota Children's Advocacy Center, Northern Plains Children's Advocacy Center, and Red River Children's Advocacy Center) to enhance North Dakota's response to child abuse.
The Advocacy Center is governed by a board of directors which meets four times per year and is comprised of both lawyers and nonlawyers whose personal or professional experiences have included advocacy for persons with disabilities.
Lane County Child Advocacy Center The new Lane County Child Advocacy Center's design is meant to welcome kids.
As Executive Director, Steckler will develop, implement and oversee all state chapter activities, seeking funding, support, and promoting Children's Advocacy Centers by increasing public awareness at a state and national level.
The Maine Advocacy Center is located in a two-story brick office building nestled among several marinas, windjammer docks, the Coast Guard station, municipal fish pier, and an ice plant on Rockland's Tillson Avenue.
The minister lauded the Media Advocacy Center which had taken steps for training the youth as a trained and efficient human resource was important to get desired results.
Of the county and local initiatives, the ARTBA Transportation Investment Advocacy Center notes approval of: a) 20 of the 32 measures to increase a gasoline or general sales tax for transportation investment; b) 13 of the 14 measures to issue local bonds for transportation investment; and, c) 23 of the 35 measures to increase property taxes for transportation investment.
contributed $1,500 to the Children's Advocacy Center of Ottawa County, Holland, Mich.
Caption: THE BARRY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW community celebrated the opening of the new three-story Legal Advocacy Center on its Orlando campus with a blessing ceremony held on October 7.
Over 3,000 consultations were provided for half a year, above 180 detentions and arrests were registered, said Jenish Toroev, Chief of the Human Rights Advocacy Center.
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