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57 DRAFT PROGRAMME ADVOCACY COURSE DAY 1 SESSION 3 Policy analysis – what is the problem Quiz 2 Defining the problem Obtaining information to assess the problem SESSION 4 Policy analysis – what is the solution? Opportunities and strengths analysis Vision of change Alternatives for solving problem Sound bite 2
58 Source: Advocacy Center at ISC. http://www.advocacy.org/
59 Questions to guide triangular analysis 1.Is a new or improved law or policy needed? 2.Is the existing policy or law being implemented or enforced adequately? 3.Do people know the law and believe that they have rights in order to pursue solutions or make demands on the system?
60 “ACT – ON” A - Advantages refer to organizational or internal capacity C - Challenges T - Threats refer to societal or external environment O - Opportunities N - Next steps refers to initial plan of action Source: Advocacy Center at ISC. http://www.advocacy.org/
61 What is our vision of change? With a vision, a group can: Focus and make strategic decisions when faced with turning points or setbacks Identify common ground and build cohesion Motivate people who do not yet believe change is possible Evaluate alternative solutions Identify practices and behaviours that can be enacted in the present Imagine a future world that is different for their children and grandchildren Call members to action now to build toward changes that may not be realized in their lifetimes Bring forth a sense of purpose as a significant sustaining force
62 What is our vision of change? To create a vision for your group, ask yourselves: If the changes we want happen, what would be different? Whose lives would be improved? How? If we created a world based on our values of a just, decent society, what would be different? Will the solutions we want help to create this world? How? What can we do now to begin to create this world on a smaller scale - in our personal relationships, families, communities, organizations, and/or civil society? Imagine that we resolve all the problems we described. Imagine a morning five, ten, twenty, fifty years from now. When people awaken, how do we want the world to be?