• 13
    Feb
    2015

    From the Advocacy Leaders Network blog:

    Advocacy Leaders Network is designed to enhance grassroots and government relations professionals’ understanding of decision-making and operational practices in Congress. Through interactive workshops involving expert panelists, presentations, case studies and roundtable discussions, attendees gain knowledge of strategies and practices that will enrich communications and relationships between citizens and Congress.

    Our past four years of half-day workshops have been a rousing…

  • 29
    Jan
    2015

    Whether you’re heading to Key West next week for the Public Affairs Council National Grassroots Conference or hanging back (because clearly you hate fun!), we think you’ll enjoy this visualization of what we’re in for:

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    Data and palm trees aside, we’re looking forward to seeing our friends and…

  • 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

  • 01
    Jul
    2014

    Nearly every day we see the way new technologies transform traditional models of business and advocacy. For the non-profit sector, these types of changes can be disruptive, but as I learned this past Thursday, that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

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    At last week’s Nonprofit 2.0 Conference,…

  • 03
    Jun
    2014

    This past weekend, I joined a diverse group of coders, policy makers, and thought leaders at the Sunlight Foundation’s 5th annual Transparency Camp. The two-day unconference focused primarily on discovering and discussing ways to leverage open data for better social, policy, and advocacy outcomes. The event highlighted a number of exciting opportunities that could have the power to improve our ability to use data for advocacy purposes.