Act! Speak! Build! Week resources

First-time participants

  • First-time participant guide
    This guide offers sample schedules and advice on organizing, registering, planning and implementing a successful advocacy plan.
  • Answering tough questions
    Here are some simple answers to some of the tough questions you might get about Habitat for Humanity.

Local Habitat affiliate guide

The local Habitat affiliate guide provides local Habitat affiliates with advice on organizing and planning Act! Speak! Build! Week in partnership with local youth.
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Advocacy resources

For information on local housing issues, please contact your local affiliate about legislation they’re endorsing.


Media relations tools

The following resources can help you gain attention for your group’s Act! Speak! Build! Week and the work of Habitat for Humanity.

Suggested activities and events

Learn how to host an advocacy event, a candlelight vigil, use the Welcome Home Housing Simulation, learn more about secure tenure and housing trust funds, paper house campaigns, panel discussions and more.
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