Part I Identify the focus of your advocacy efforts and give an example of an issue you would like to address as an advocate. Identify one individual or group (local policy maker, state-level legislator, corporate leader, etc.) that you can contact for support of your issue and provide a rationale for choosing this individual/group. Describe the strategies you would use to gain the support needed for this issue through individual advocacy. Describe the strategies you would use to attract the support needed for this issue through collective advocacy. Create two talking points using one concrete example for each point to demonstrate the importance of the issue. These talking points should be appropriate to use when talking to legislators or the media about the issue for which you are advocating. Part II Create a Commitment to the Profession Statement. Address the following: Describe how you will advocate on behalf of young children, their families, and the profession. Describe how you will support the development of future practitioners and leaders in the field. Refer to Figure13.1 “A Professional Continuum” and describe how your efforts will support the field away from unskilled workers and toward paradigm professionals.The Commitment to Professionalism paper Must be at least two double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center(Links to an external site.).