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General Advocacy Resources

Advocacy from the American Alliance of Museums (AAM)

The AAM provides the most comprehensive set of digital Advocacy Resources specifically for the museum community.  These include:

Special Focus Advocacy Resources

  • Archaeology Activism: Get Out There! from the Florida Public Archaeology Network, has seven simple tips for giving public comment at a local government  meetings and a sample proclamation.
  • Preservation Action – is a national grassroots lobbying group dedicated to historic preservation.  The website hosts many resources including reports, training opportunities and other tools to better engage elected representatives in preservation efforts.
  • Underwater Archaeology Ethics Press Kit by American Council of Underwater Archaeologists is an example of an advocacy statement around a specific cultural heritage issue.
  • Artifact Collecting Clearinghouse page  and Protection of Artifacts on State Land were created by the Florida Public Archaeology Network to provide information to the public relevant to a specific metal detecting concern.  The site includes sample letters, blog posts links and newspaper articles.

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