Advocate. Champion the Cause.
Pronunciation: \ ad-və-kət, – kāt\; Function: noun; Etymology: Middle English advocat, from Anglo-French, from Latin advocatus, from past participle of advocare to summon, from ad- + vocare to call, from voc-, vox voice; Date: 14th century
- one that pleads the cause of another; specifically : one that pleads the cause of another before a tribunal or judicial court
- one that defends or maintains a cause or proposal
- one that supports or promotes the interests of another
Anyone can CHAMPION THE CAUSE! Whether you’re speaking out to improve our community, reaching out to members of Congress, or wearing the LIVE UNITED shirt to show your support, you can help inspire hope and improve lives in your community.
Here are some examples of how you can ADVOCATE:
- By volunteering in your community
- By raising awareness of community issues
- By advocating for working families with local government officials
- By making a donation to United Way
- By wearing the LIVE UNITED shirt
- The List is Endless!