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  • Episcopal Relief & Development: Great Ideas | Episcopal Relief & Development offers ideas of great ways to help create awareness and get family, friends, church and school group involved. Among the ideas are to start a book club focused on poverty and related issues, arrange a "sleep outside Saturday," or eat one inexpensive meal a week like rice and beans. Also read about the ONE Episcopalian grassroots partnership between the ONE Campaign and the Episcopal Church's Office of Government Relations and how you can become an advocate.
  • Food for the Hungry: Public Policy & Advocacy | Food for the Hungry offers resources for becoming an advocate for issues like global hunger, child & maternal health and HIV/AIDS. They suggest several forums for advocacy, including a sample letter for writing to Congress. 
  • Global Health Advocates | With a goal to mobilize society against diseases that keep people in poverty, Global Health Advocates is a group that uses state of the art advocacy, communication and marketing strategies to create and sustain and effective global movement committed to improving health. View their wide resource page.
  • Global Ministries: Justice and Advocacy | The United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) offers a list of action alerts and activities promoting education about global health and development. It also offers toolkits for various issues, including global poverty, HIV/AIDS, conflict and peacemaking, etc. The Global Advocacy and Education team focuses on raising awareness, and encouraging action in local congregations.
  • Global Refuge | Global Refuge is a global health cooperative that consists of each individual doing their part to provide relief in conflict, human persecution, and natural and manmade disasters. Do your part by recording your story and sharing it widely.
  • HEAL Africa: Get Started | HEAL Africa encourages advocacy and awareness methods such as book studies and clubs, screening films, and hosting fundraisers. Read stories about getting others involved here.
  • InterAction: Shaping the Agenda | InterAction is the U.S.' leading advocate for international relief and development programs and the prime representative of U.S.-based international NGOs in forging alliances to further common objectives. They have a
  • Share and Care Nepal | This organization shares a wide range of policies and manuals for various global health and development  activities.
  • UMPOWER Action Center | The General Board of Church & Society of the United Methodist Church offers action alerts and suggestions for advocacy concerns and awareness.
  • UNICEF: Advocacy | UNICEF's advocacy information focuses on successful stories of advocacy and education in the field. 
  • World Relief: Why Advocate? | CCIH Member, World Relief, shares information on the important role that Christians play in advocacy. They also offer the important issues of today, in which we need to be active in raising awareness.
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