Service Learning @ CDNIS
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What is Advocacy?
Advocacy is defined as any action that speaks in favour of, recommends, argues for a cause, supports or defends, or pleads on behalf of others.
(Justice for Alliance NGO)


If you have a favourite saying about the spirit of taking action, email us the quote, person who said it,
and a brief about who that person is, as you see in the examples below!  
Let's showcase the various cultures we represent and beyond!

"Courage my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world"
Tommy Douglas (20th century Canadian politician)

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has" 
Margaret Mead (20th century American cultural anthropologist)

"先之勞之。-  Work yourself before you work others"
Confucius (5th century BC Chinese philosopher)

"The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others"
Mohandas Karamchand 
(Mahatama) Gandhi (20th century Indian independence activist)

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in” 

Greek proverb

"On ne voit bien qu'avec le coeur - we see well only with our heart"

Antoine de Saint-Exubéry (French author of "Le Petit Prince")

"助人為快樂之本  -  Helping others is the origin of happiness"

Chinese proverb

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