7 Steps to Creating a Community Advocacy Campaign

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Thinking of Starting a Community Advocacy Campaign But Don’t Know Where to Begin? Follow These Simple Steps.

Launching a community advocacy campaign can seem intimidating – where would you begin? There are countless campaign tools available to you, but they don’t mean anything if you don’t know what to do with them.

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Building a Connective Advocacy Campaign to Move the Needle

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Using Testimonials in Your Advocacy Campaign

One way to move the needle in your advocacy campaign is to highlight the human impact of your issue. By recruiting community members who have been directly affected by your issue to share their stories, you can make the seemingly arbitrary stakes of policy decisions more tangible for people.

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The Difference Between Advocacy Strategy and Advocacy Tactics

Jan 03, 2019

Do you know the difference between advocacy strategy and advocacy tactics?

You and your organization have worked hard to create a great policy book. Now, how do you get Congress or your state legislature to turn policy recommendations into policy reality? You need to advocate for it. Advocacy can come in many shapes and budget sizes. But whether it’s round or square, big or small, you need to have a plan; you need an advocacy strategy that outlines your overall goal and effective tactics that will help you cross the finish line.

7 Questions with Deepak Puri Co-Founder of Democracy Labs

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7 Questions with Deepak Puri Democracy Labs Co-Founder on the Intersection of Campaigning and Technology

Deepak Puri previously worked at Oracle, Netscape and VMware, and is now the co-founder of the San Francisco, non-profit Democracy Labs. By deploying technology and creative innovation, Democracy Labs offers affordable business solutions for progressive groups and candidates across the country. We asked Deepak 7 questions focused about the intersection of campaigning and technology. Read his insights here! 

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Advocacy Video Tips for Internet Success

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Straightforward Ideas to Get your Advocacy Video Seen and Shared 

The viral success of the Ice Bucket Challenge showed us how powerful a great advocacy video can be, but trying to copy the format of that campaign isn’t the best way to make a splash. Instead, make sure your video is unique to your mission and relevant to your audience. Check out the following tips to ensure your video get seen and shared. 
    

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