♥ Amplifies the Good Shepherd corporate voice by linking our direct
services to work for change in the structures of society.
♥ Builds awareness and stimulates social action related to legislative priorities and relevant
social justice issues.
♥ Prepares educational materials for Good Shepherd groups in the United States, including weekly listserv updates, monthly legislative
faxes and quarterly newsletters.
♥ Lobbies and fosters relationships with members of Congress and their staffs
from districts where Good Shepherd Sisters and agencies are present.
♥ Prepares and disseminates
appropriate public statements and participates in relevant public events.
♥ Collaborates with the
Good Shepherd NGO representative at the United Nations in New York to support international advocacy efforts.
♥ Joins with other human needs advocacy organizations in coalitions to strengthen the voice for social justice.