1. Mission Driven Programming
2. Strong Administration
3. Ability to show how the organization is affecting lives.
4. The ability to advocate for the organization.
Most of us have not taken the time to develop an advocacy plan to assure that community leadership are advocating in behalf of our mission and the people we affect.
It is essential that we make time to educate our legislatures and invite them in to experience what we do for others and also keep them informed of how the laws affect our organization and ability to meet our mission.