Engaging your Board in advocacy (

How a bill becomes a law

An article in the FBI National Academy Associates Magazine on the benefits of police involvement in afterschool programs, including an Iowa model

From Independent Sector, a report detailing Essentials of Successful Advocacy and other information

From the Alliance for Justice, a document detailing nonprofits' advocacy rights and lobbying restrictions

From the Iowa Afterschool Alliance, a guide for local advocates specific to afterschool programming

From the Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest, how to make a difference for your cause in 3 hours per week or less

From the Afterschool Alliance, a report focusing on afterschool in rural communities (from America After 3PM)