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Advocacy Campaign Goals UAP believes that it is through this role as an advocate that we are able to positively impact the communities in which we live and work. We aim to make these impacts in many ways: • • • • • • 32 2018-2019 Annual Report Promote the value of architects and the architecture profession and demonstrate how we can help solve the important issues of our time Shape and improve the built environment around us, by forming and maintaining strong relationships with allied professionals and stakeholders (i.e. manufacturers and suppliers) Educate the public in several areas such as sustainable design, historic preserva- tion and others To expand and strengthen relationships with local and national government officials and agencies to position architects as strong advocates for the value of design in solving larger community issues Support architects in public service by regularly communicating with them about issues of concern and developing resources they can use to effectively advocate for the profession Develop a platform for monitoring issues of professional interest and getting the word out to our membership and the communities that we serve