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==History of the issue of advocacy - why do we need to advocate for the humanities ==
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== What the statistics say ==
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Statistics Canada
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'''Statistics Canada'''
* 2006 Census Data - [http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/tbt/Rp-eng.cfm?LANG=E&APATH=3&DETAIL=0&DIM=0&FL=A&FREE=0&GC=0&GID=0&GK=0&GRP=1&PID=93615&PRID=0&PTYPE=88971,97154&S=0&SHOWALL=0&SUB=0&Temporal=2006&THEME=75&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=| Labour Force Activity - Major Field of Study]
* 2006 Census Data - [http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/tbt/Rp-eng.cfm?LANG=E&APATH=3&DETAIL=0&DIM=0&FL=A&FREE=0&GC=0&GID=0&GK=0&GRP=1&PID=93615&PRID=0&PTYPE=88971,97154&S=0&SHOWALL=0&SUB=0&Temporal=2006&THEME=75&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=| Labour Force Activity - Major Field of Study]
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NACE - National Association of Colleges and Employers
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'''NACE - National Association of Colleges and Employers'''
* [http://www.naceweb.org/uploadedFiles/NACEWeb/Research/Salary_Survey/Reports/SS_ExecSummary_Sept2012.pdf| NACE Salary Survey September 2012]
* [http://www.naceweb.org/uploadedFiles/NACEWeb/Research/Salary_Survey/Reports/SS_ExecSummary_Sept2012.pdf| NACE Salary Survey September 2012]
* ''New York Times'' article [http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/03/20/career-counselor-bill-gates-or-steve-jobs/your-college-major-matter-less-over-time| "Just Wait 10 Years"] - "liberal arts graduates frequently catch or surpass graduates with career-oriented majors in both job quality and compensation"
* ''New York Times'' article [http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/03/20/career-counselor-bill-gates-or-steve-jobs/your-college-major-matter-less-over-time| "Just Wait 10 Years"] - "liberal arts graduates frequently catch or surpass graduates with career-oriented majors in both job quality and compensation"

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Contents

History of the issue of advocacy - why do we need to advocate for the humanities

What the statistics say

Statistics Canada

Major Field of Study Unemployment Rate
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 8.7
Education 3.3
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 6.2
Humanities 5.9
Medieval and renaissance studies 9.0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 5.3
Business, management and public administration 4.9
Physical and life sciences and technologies 5.8
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 6.1
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 5.4
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 5.2
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 3.9
Dental, medical and veterinary residency programs 2.3
Personal, protective and transportation services 6.1

NACE - National Association of Colleges and Employers

Know your audience - who to advocate to

Frame your message

Ethics around advocacy

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