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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More importantly, this means that the more than 300 children who will be served by the Dakota Children's Advocacy Center in Bismarck this year will gain a Huge advantage in healing after trauma.
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.
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.
We know that in this economy it's a challenging time for nonprofits and charities in our state," said Humana Gulf States Region Senior Products Market President Jeffrey Fernandez, "so we're pleased and proud that we can provide this transformational grant to Rapides Children's Advocacy Center to advance their great work.
167,268 to the Athens Limestone Childrens Advocacy Center in Athens, which serves child abuse victims in Limestone County.
Child Advocacy Center of Grafton & Sullivan Counties
Addressing the closing ceremony of Training programme on Electronic Journalism held under the auspices of Media Advocacy Center here, he said that such trainings not only played an effective role in the countrys progress but effectively polished the abilities of youth also.
When cases are referred to a children's advocacy center, all interviews of the alleged abused or neglected child conducted at the children's advocacy center shall be audio-recorded or video-recorded.
The approved measures will provide nearly $21 billion in additional funds for transportation projects, reports the American Road and Transportation Builders Association Transportation Investment Advocacy Center.
This study was conducted in response to a request from the National Children's Advocacy Center in Huntsville, Alabama for information that could be used to expand and enhance training for family victim advocates working within child advocacy centers.
ON FEBRUARY 14, 2014, I was proud to participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony of the nation's newest building housing a children's advocacy center, Montgomery County's CARE House.
contributed $1,500 to the Children's Advocacy Center of Ottawa County, Holland, Mich.
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