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  • They carried me forward with their noise and the power of their advocacy.†   (source)
  • Her interest in advocacy began with a leaflet on global activism handed to her outside a subway station.†   (source)
  • Priests openly involved in civil rights advocacy were menaced with rumors that they were immorally involved with women.†   (source)
  • Others demonstrated courage through their acceptance of compromise, through their advocacy of conciliation, through their willingness to replace conflict with co-operation.†   (source)
  • A few months after that, in October 2011, my father told me he had received an email informing him I was one of five nominees for the international peace prize of KidsRights, a children's advocacy group based in Amsterdam.   (source)
  • She is a member of several anti-poverty advocacy groups.
  • An older woman from a victim's advocacy group blinked.†   (source)
  • This kind of citizen advocacy is essential to create change.†   (source)
  • Millions of state and federal dollars were authorized to create advocacy groups for crime victims in each state.†   (source)
  • Following my first McMillian argument, we had filed almost two dozen death penalty appeals, and the court was starting to respond to our advocacy.†   (source)
  • Developing the trust of clients is not only necessary to manage the complexities of the litigation and deal with the stress of a potential execution; it's also key to effective advocacy.†   (source)
  • Action had been his metier, advocacy his strength, and the vice presidency offered opportunity for neither.†   (source)
  • I was often embarrassed by how much Bo preferred me to my teammates, but I also needed his gende and uncritical advocacy of me—I would always need people like Bo in my life.†   (source)
  • CECILIA MUÃ'OZ is vice president of the Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation at the National Council of La Raza.†   (source)
  • And it is well that the teacher should study something of it, partly because of its suggestive-ness in many parts of his work, and partly to be on guard against the exaggerated statements of extremists, and the uncritical advocacy of freedom from all discipline, based upon them.†   (source)
  • Logan Rourke-her trial advocacy professor; her old lover; her daughter's father-headed into the building and closed the door.†   (source)
  • Though I will always be a visitor to Charleston, I will always reThe Lords of Discipline / main one with a passionate belief that it is the most beautiful city in America and that to walk the old section of the city at night is to step into the bloodstream of a history extravagantly lived by a people born to a fierce and unshakable advocacy of their past.†   (source)
  • Camfed alumni have also formed a social network, trading ideas and engaging in public advocacy on behalf of women's rights.†   (source)
  • It had started innocently enough-Logan Rourke, her trial advocacy professor, calling her into his office to tell her that she commanded the courtroom with competence; Logan saying that no juror would be able to take his eyes off her-and that neither could he.†   (source)
  • The International Women's Health Coalition, based in New York, is best known for advocacy, but it also awards grants to small organizations around the globe that support women.†   (source)
  • The article led to a global advocacy movement on behalf of maternal health, and it coincided with Allan's appointment as dean of Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health.†   (source)
  • Advocacy groups like the International Women's Health Coalition fought heroically for evidence-based policies on sexual health, and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney battled tenaciously for UNFPA programs, but the White House wasn't listening.†   (source)
  • A rift had opened between them after the trial when Cyril had not joined in his procession; those advocacies of the girl had increased it; then came the post-cards from Venice, so cold, so unfriendly that all agreed that something was wrong; and finally, after a silence, the expected letter from Hampstead.†   (source)
  • He asked that the child's stubborn heart be softened and that the sin of disobedience be forgiven him also, through the advocacy of the man whom he had flouted and disobeyed, requesting that Almighty be as magnanimous as himself, and by and through and because of conscious grace.†   (source)
  • Her advocacy did not make Amelia angry any more than Rebecca's admiration of him.†   (source)
  • As you may possibly know, my husband is prominent in Congregational circles all through the state for his advocacy of church-union.†   (source)
  • It had been preceded by an equal zeal for socialism, which had in turn replaced an energetic advocacy of Christian Science.†   (source)
  • 'I am much obliged to you for your kind advocacy of my cause when it most needed an advocate,' said the young man, laughing, and drawing a card from his pocket.†   (source)
  • The duteous merciful constancy of his wife had delivered him from one dread, but it could not hinder her presence from being still a tribunal before which he shrank from confession and desired advocacy.†   (source)
  • With the glow-worm lights of country places, how could men see which were their own thoughts in the confusion of a Tory Ministry passing Liberal measures, of Tory nobles and electors being anxious to return Liberals rather than friends of the recreant Ministers, and of outcries for remedies which seemed to have a mysteriously remote bearing on private interest, and were made suspicious by the advocacy of disagreeable neighbors?†   (source)
  • His advocacy of /deef/ for /deaf/ had popular support while he lived, and he dredged up authority for it out of Chaucer and Sir William Temple, but the present pronunciation gradually prevailed, though /deef/ remains familiar in the common speech.†   (source)
  • …brethren, make out clearly that though they have punished you for your faults, the punishments you are about to endure do not give you much pleasure, and that you go to them very much against the grain and against your will, and that perhaps this one's want of courage under torture, that one's want of money, the other's want of advocacy, and lastly the perverted judgment of the judge may have been the cause of your ruin and of your failure to obtain the justice you had on your side.†   (source)
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