• 12
    Dec
    2014

    If you’re like us, you’re not just getting ready for the holidays- you’re getting ready for the new Congress.  Whether the results of the midterm elections were good news or bad news for you, you’ll still need to introduce your organization and issues to the new folks on the Hill.

    Where to begin?  Here are four tips for engaging new Members and their staff:

    1. Welcome Them – It’s so simple, but often forgotten.  Send new Members a letter to introduce yourself, your organization, and your issues.  Don’t make an ask just yet and be patient with a…

  • 08
    Sep
    2014

    You’d think we’d have the hang of it by 2014, right?  But as social media continues to evolve, so do the tools we use to participate and the audiences that we try to reach.  This can be even more challenging for advocacy professionals where social media is often just one of a long list of responsibilities.

    So we were thrilled to have Colin Delaney present to a packed room on how social media can help with advocacy at

  • 29
    May
    2014
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    May
    2014
  • 24
    Sep
    2013

    Your government affairs team might have some good relationships on the Hill, but what about your members, activists, and grassroots voices?  It’s your buzzing bees that can have the most significant impact on policymakers thanks to in-district relationships, authentic stories, and a natural passion for the issues impacting them most.

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