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.
NICVA are proud to support the #MakeOurFutureFair Campaign. Led by the Human Rights Consortium, the newly launched campaign calls for the delivery of a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland.
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.
Campaigning on important issues is essential to a healthy democracy. The voluntary and community sector has expertise, evidence and experience across a range of issues and plays an important role in influencing policy and effecting positive change.