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    Programs that attempt to influence the introduction or review of pending bills, ordinances or administrative rulings with the objective of having an impact on the passage or defeat of such legislation or its content.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesProvides an opportunity for college, high and mid school students to learn about, promote and advocate the legislation and public policy regarding the selling, marketing, and the negative impact of tobacco.ClintonANTI TOBACCO ADVOCACYCHAMPLAIN VALLEY FAMILY CENTER
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesProvides an opportunity for those with cerebral palsy or developmental disabilities to meet and discuss the needs of those in the group, and find ways to advocate a solution for a single person or the group regarding physical, political, discriminatory or other obstacles in the community.ClintonCROSS ROADSCEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATION OF THE NORTH COUNTRY
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesAdvocates for public policy and legislative changes at state and federal levels to promote accessible and quality end of life care.AlbanyEND OF LIFE CARE ADVOCACYHOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesWorks to change public policy and advocate for those issues and positions that relate to local United Ways, community building, and fund raising activities.AlbanyPUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACYUNITED WAY OF NEW YORK STATE
    Advisory/Advocacy ServicesAdvocate at the local, state, and federal levels to improve standards for low-wage workers—including efforts to increase wage rates, provide equal access to identification for immigrant residents, and advocate for the rights of workers in specific industries that lack adequate protections.UlsterWORKER ADVOCACYWORKER JUSTICE CENTER OF NEW YORK
    Advocacy ServicesAdvocate for children and families in the community, and getting everyone to speak out about the need to pass legislation that prevents abuse and protects children, and encourages the public to get involved by contacting state legislators and urge them to act on specific child abuse prevention measures.RensselaerCHILD ABUSE LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACYPREVENT CHILD ABUSE NEW YORK
    Advocacy ServicesAdvocates for the legal rights and the change of legislation regarding issues which impact the poor in New York state, and find just cause when local or county government is not correcting a problem.AlbanyRIGHTS ADVOCACYEMPIRE JUSTICE CENTER
    Evaluation/Inspection ServicesResearches current consumer issues, develops legislation to properly respond to consumer needs and works with government and industry to address issues of consumer concern.AlbanyLAW, POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTIGATIONS UNITNEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF STATE DIVISION OF CONSUMER PROTECTION
    MEDICARE RIGHTS CENTERA national consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and individuals with disabilities through counseling, advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives. Assists with Medicare questions through consumer and professional hotlines, educational material, and training.MEDICARE RIGHTS CENTERMEDICARE RIGHTS CENTER

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