• How to Talk to Your Family About Black Lives Matter

    Oct 07, 2020 by Heidi Job

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    A Conversation About What the Black Lives Matter Movement Is and Why We Need It

    Across the country and around the world, we have seen protests demanding an end to systemic racism and police brutality in our country as well as justice for the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Rayshard Brooks, Elijah McClain and countless others. 

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  • Common Pitfalls to Avoid when Issuing an Advocacy RFP

    Aug 24, 2020 by Ben Holse

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    How to Go About Writing a Great Advocacy RFP

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  • Timelines and an Advocacy RFP Template

    Aug 17, 2020 by Shelley Rees

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    Using an advocacy RFP template can help streamline the process of hiring the right partner for your next project. The exercise of filling out the template should help you identify your goals, any constraints on the project, and strengths and weaknesses in your organization.

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  • Top Tips for Hiring a Nonprofit Consultant

    Jul 09, 2020 by Claire Regan

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    Anyone who has worked in the nonprofit industry for long enough will tell you that it is full of quirks and choosing the nonprofit consultant that is right for you is no easy task. Time and time again, we have nonprofit clients come to TCW after hiring the wrong firm.

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  • Measuring the Success of Your Digital Advocacy Campaign

    Jun 11, 2020 by Claire Regan

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    Every digital advocacy campaign is different and has unique goals. Therefore, there are a variety of metrics that you should focus on depending on your goals.

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  • How to Bring Campaign Communications to Life

    May 28, 2020 by Joe Fuld

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    Storytelling Tips to Strengthen Your Campaign Communications

    Storytelling in campaign communications can have a powerful impact on your advocacy campaign, member outreach or political communications. There are many ways to bolster your message, from numbers and statistics to expert testimony to eye-catching visuals, but one tactic that sometimes gets overlooked is storytelling. 

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  • Taking a Long-Term Approach to Nonprofit Storytelling

    May 18, 2020 by Sophie Thurber

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    Build Better Advocacy with a Plan for Nonprofit Storytelling

    Nonprofit storytelling is a powerful tool, but it often falls off the radar when push comes to shove, probably because it takes significant time and people resources to do well. This post will walk you through why it should always be part of your planning and priorities, how to weave it into things you’re already doing (it doesn’t have to be a heavy lift if you do it a little at a time) and some of the elements of compelling storytelling. 

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  • Advocacy Strategies: Approach Change Holistically

    Apr 23, 2020 by Sophie Thurber

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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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  • Alison Schwartz Guest Post: Remote Work for Non-Profits in the Time of COVID-19

    Apr 22, 2020 by Alison Schwartz

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    With what feels like the entire country moving to remote work, I have been thinking a lot about what a successful culture looks like when it comes to remote work for non-profits.

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  • Issue Advocacy Campaign Guide

    Apr 02, 2020 by Joe Fuld

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    Issue advocacy campaigns start with the best intentions. We begin with a coalition that cares about our issue and wants to make a real difference. But without a bit of strategic planning and issue campaign know-how, you will fall off track.

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  • Find the Right Advocacy Training For You

    Feb 24, 2020 by Martín Diego Garcia

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    We strongly believe in continued learning and leadership development and advocacy training at The Campaign Workshop. We even budget resources for our own staff to continuously learn throughout the year, ensuring they’re constantly growing in the areas that they’re interested in.

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  • Advocacy Strategies for Health Reform Advocacy Groups

    Feb 06, 2020 by Hope Rohrbach

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    Our Top 3 Advocacy Strategies to Cut Through the Noise

    If you work for a health advocacy group and are in search of advocacy strategies that apply to your specific industry, then you’ve come to the right place. In this blog we outline strategies that will help you maximize your impact, increase engagement, and move people to the polls on your behalf. 

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