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Legislative Advocacy

Programs that attempt to influence the introduction or review of pending bills, ordinances or administrative rulings with the objective of having an impact on the passage or defeat of such legislation or its content.

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Government Reform Groups

Organizations that support basic changes in government policy, the way government is organized and/or the way government services are financed and delivered. Included are groups that support health care reform, drug policy reform, campaign finance reform, immigration policy reform, welfare reform, tax reform, term limits for elected officials and other similar initiatives.

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Political Organization and Participation

Programs that encourage citizens to participate in the political process by providing opportunities for political involvement, access to public officials or information that is necessary to make informed decisions at the ballot box.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.


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