• 7 Questions with Kim Rogers

    Aug 15, 2022 by Elizabeth Rowe (she/her)

    Kim Rogers

    An Exclusive Interview with Kim Rogers

    Kim Rogers is an Executive Director at the Democratic Association of Secretaries of State (DASS) where she focuses a lot of her attention on electoral politics. The DASS is committed to both electing and protecting Democratic Secretaries of States. Rogers, along with the DASS, recognize the critical role that Secretaries of States play in ensuring voting access despite efforts to restrict it and, ultimately, in protecting American Democracy by protecting the sanctity
    of the vote.

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  • Advocacy Message: Know Your Advocacy Campaign Goals

    Feb 07, 2022 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    Advocacy Message

    What is an Advocacy Message and How Do I Get One? 

    Advocacy message development can be challenging.  Join us as we go through the basics of developing an advocacy message, as well as more advanced steps to build an advocacy message that goes the distance.  

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  • QR Codes for Politics: Should I Use QR Codes for Politics and Advocacy?

    Jan 31, 2022 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    QR Codes

    QR Codes for Politics and Advocacy: Will They Work for my Campaign?

    Thinking about how to use QR codes for politics and advocacy? Whether you are in politics, membership, or advocacy spaces and do any kind of targeted communication, you need to think about how QR codes can be useful for your work and what the limitations are.

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  • Advocacy Strategies: Approach Change Holistically

    Dec 27, 2021 by Martín Diego Garcia (he/him)

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    Building Advocacy Campaigns on Winning Advocacy Strategies

    Advocacy campaigns should be built on advocacy strategies. Simple, right? But creating a strong foundation for an advocacy campaign is sometimes easier said than done.

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  • Opposition Research for Advocacy Campaigns

    Jul 12, 2021 by Elena Veatch and The Campaign Workshop

     Opposition Research

    Advocacy Opposition Research - Don't Skip It

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  • Grasstops vs Grassroots Advocacy

    Jun 07, 2021 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    Grasstops vs Grassroots Advocacy

    Grasstops vs. Grassroots Advocacy: Public Affairs Tactics 

    Do you ever ask yourself, "What is the difference between grasstops and grassroots advocacy?" Well, you're not the only one scratching your head. 

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  • Grasstops - to Step Up Your Advocacy Campaign

    May 31, 2021

    Grasstops

    Grasstops Will Grow Your Advocacy Program

    A grasstops campaign seeks to persuade the people who can influence key decision-makers. Legislators are often inundated with calls, emails, petitions, meetings, and other communications about a wide variety of issues. Breaking through that noise is tough, and grassroots campaigns, unless they reach critical mass, may not be enough on their own. When those efforts are paired with the authority of grasstops supporters, their impact will be greater, and your campaign will be more likely to succeed.

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  • Advocacy Campaign Tips for the Win

    Mar 29, 2021

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    Advocacy Campaign Goals Win Your Public Affairs Campaign

    Running an effective advocacy campaign takes skill and planning. As we head into 2021, there will be a lot of competition for different advocacy issues to take a spotlight, so you need to be ready to hit the ground running. We put together five tips to help you run a winning advocacy campaign.

    Have a clear and measurable goal.

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  • Advocacy Engagement Funnel

    Mar 08, 2021

    Advocacy Engagement Funnel

    Advocacy Engagement Goes Further with A Funnel

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  • Advocacy Tactics and Strategies Evolved

    Feb 15, 2021 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    Advocacy Tactics Have Shifted Over Time

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  • User-Generated Content for Everyone -Storytelling for Advocacy

    Feb 08, 2021 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    User-Generated Content Tools to Build Storytelling for Advocacy

    During the time of COVID -19, getting together and sharing stories is an impossibility. So, when my mom turned 80, my sister came upon an easy user-generated content tool to organize friends to send a message to my mom for her friends and family. Five days and a few tutorials later, using Video Hug, we had organized a couple dozen 80-year-olds to send a message to my mom you can see the finished product here.  

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  • Advocacy Website RFP: What Questions Should I Ask?

    Jan 18, 2021 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    An Advocacy Website RFP Can Help You Build A Winning Website

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