Policy Impact Hub
The Policy Impact Hub will showcase examples of good practice and innovation in policy influence and development from within the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland.
A key role of the voluntary and community sector is to inform and influence the development of public policies and laws which will benefit society, drawing on its experience, knowledge and expertise in a vast range of issues.
Many voluntary and community sector organisations in Northern Ireland and beyond are raising issues and bringing forward solutions to policy problems, bringing their unique perspective and knowledge
The hub will aim to highlight case studies of how the sector has helped inform and develop positive policy developments and solutions for the greater good.
Case Studies: Examples of campaigns and their outcomes
Case Studies: Examples of effective campaigns and lobbying strategies carried out by the sector
Resources to assist organisations in running a successful campaign
Registering to Lobby? Information for the Voluntary, Community, and Social Enterprise Sector in Northern Ireland
Lobbying and campaigning is carried out by many within the VCSE Sector, as a way of informing and influencing public policies and legislation, so as to advance their charitable aims and benefit society.
Following the implementation of Government policies and strategies in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, WRDA identified the disproportionate impact on women.
This case study explains how the Save Childcare Vouchers campaign helped approximately 60,000 families across the UK access financial support with their childcare costs through the Childcare Voucher scheme prior to it being closed to new entrants.