What is Advocacy?

PTA advocacy is supporting and speaking up for children—in schools, in communities, and before government bodies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children. 

HCC PTA is committed to assisting in your advocacy efforts—there is power in united voices.  Examples of advocacy:  

  • Discuss a topic of importance to your school with leaders 

  • Host an educational event at your school on an issue

  • Attend a school board meeting

  • Work to implement strong family engagement policies 

  • Write a letter to the editor

Advocate with PTA (available in Esp)

Advocacy Strategy Chart

Advocacy Toolkit

2020-2021 Legislative Priorities

The VA PTA legislative priorities have not changed from previous years. Therefore, there are not proposed legislative policies (PLPs) requiring additional membership approval in the Fall 2020.

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HCC PTA's Advocacy Update

Aug 18, 2020: Virtual Rally to Support Funding Return to School

Oct 14, 2020: HCPS Could Lose $5M+; Return to School; Redistricting

Nov 24, 2020: Healing the Divide

Dec 19, 2020: Tell Us Your Top Education Issues

Advocacy Committee: Upcoming General Assembly Priorities
Advocacy Committee Meeting 12-16-20

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