All Content: advocacy training

The Colombian Government Must Take Clear, Concrete Steps to Protect Human Rights

In a Letter to the Minister of the Interior, WOLA Calls for Action
Analysis & Commentary
WOLA expresses concern over the continued violence against human rights defenders, Afro-Colombians, and trade unionists in Colombia and looks to the Interior Ministry for concrete results.

Peace Talks: An Opportunity to Fill Colombia's Deficit to Afro-Colombian Women

Analysis & Commentary
As the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) embark on historic peace talks in Havana, Cuba, an end to hostilities is not the only desirable outcome. The negotiations offer an opportunity to address Colombia's legacy of exclusion of women--especially Afro-Colombian women--from politics and society.

WOLA: Promoting Human Rights, Democracy, and Social Justice

Video
As the year winds to a close, we hope you will enjoy this video about how WOLA works with partners in the region to advance human rights in Latin America. If you have not done so, we hope you will consider making a donation to WOLA to support our continued efforts. Your support makes a difference.

August Colombia Delegation Report

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WOLA, USOC, and LAWG report back on findings of their August 2007 delegation to Colombia.

Spring 2007 Latin America Policy Research Guide

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A guide to U.S.-Latin America policy issues for first-term Members of Congress

Oaxaca Roundtable Discussion

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Thirty Years of Advocacy for Human Rights, Democracy and Social Justice

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The history of the Washington Office on Latin America. Written by Coletta Youngers

Building a Media Strategy for Political Advocacy

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This guide is aimed at civil society groups in Central America that wish to influence public policy and programs through advocacy initiatives.

Advocacy Training Manual

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The "Manual for Facilitators of Advocacy Training Sessions" offers conceptual and methodological tools to increase the effectiveness of individuals and organizations that seek to strengthen and assist advocacy initiatives through training, planning, and evaluation efforts.

Advocacy Training Manual

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The "Manual for Facilitators of Advocacy Training Sessions" offers conceptual and methodological tools to increase the effectiveness of individuals and organizations that seek to strengthen and assist advocacy initiatives through training, planning, and evaluation efforts.

CrossCurrents Vol. 6 No. 2

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The November 2004 issue of CrossCurrents, which celebrates WOLA's 30th anniversary and reviews its work and accomplishments over the years.

Popular Version of Advocacy Methodology

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This popularized version of the advocacy manual offers the basics of advocacy strategy in an easy to use format perfect for groups and community development work. Only available in Spanish.

Basic Advocacy Manual

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The Basic Manual presents the fundamental principles for an effective advocacy campaign in an accessible and practical fashion. The manual was designed for civil society groups and other organizations that wish to effect policy change.

Themes and Debates in Public Security Reform: A Manual for Civil Society

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This series examines selected key aspects of police reform, drawing on lessons from Central America, the United States, and the world.