About IDA Advocacy

IDA and its members are experts in advocating for healthy downtowns. In this section, you will find tools and resources to help you advocate for your downtown as well as policy updates on issues relevant to IDA members. Explore the policy initiatives IDA advocates for in North America and learn about the report on investing in Canadian downtowns the recently compiled by the Canadian Task Force.

Advocacy Links

American Policy

IDA advocacy efforts in the United States including tools to advocate for your downtown.

Canadian Policy

IDA research and reports on Canadian policy issues.

Legislative Summits

Information coming soon on policy roundtables.