Advocacy Committee
US Chair:  Luci Rexroad 
CA Chair:  Dora Stinson

 How to Hold Meetings with Elected Officials ~ Step by step tips for requesting and preparing for a visit, and follow-up ideas to make the most of the effort.

The Bipartisan Campus Accountability and Safety Act ~ Colleges must create an environment where more students feel comfortable coming forward to report sexual assault so more perpetrators can be brought to justice.

The Equal Rights Amendment ~ We are asking our Senator to commit to supporting and co-sponsoring S.J. Res. 5 and H.J. Res. 53 removing the deadline and allowing for the final three states to be ratified.

UNFPA Funding to End
The United States' Administration has made the devastating decision to end all U.S. support to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). UNFPA works on the frontlines of more than 150 countries ...

NEW Power Point: Council of Europe Anti Trafficking Convention
At Convention in Nice during the Leadership Training, D-Advocacy Committee Chairs judged in unison human trafficking as one of the most grave human rights violations to fight as it happens in all countries ...

To provide a complete picture on instruments fighting trafficking in human beings this PPT also covers on two foils the most important criteria of the “UN Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons”.


Zonta International mission seeks to improve the legal, political, economic, educational, health, and professional status of women at the global and local level through service and advocacy; work for the advancements of understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of executives in business and the professions; promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms; be united internationally to foster high ethical standards, implement service programs, and provide mutual support and fellowship for members who serve their communities, their nations and the world.

Advocacy Resources and Links


Club Advocacy Reps
16 Days of Activism Projects
Advocacy News 01/2016
Club Advocacy 2015-16
Advocacy Policies and Guidelines
ZD01 Advocacy Platform
Club Advocacy 2014-15
Other Resources (Outside of ZI)