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Steven Cruz, Strategic Partner, RedEdge

GrassScoops: An Interview Series – Steven Cruz, RedEdge

Steven Cruz, Strategic Partner at RedEdge, works with organizations and political campaigns to develop strategies for issue advocacy and communications. We recently spoke with Steven about the digital tools he uses in his work, trends he sees in advocacy campaigns today, and the future of grassroots advocacy. Tell us about your professional background and how you got into advocacy.…

GrassScoops: An Interview Series – Carlos Mark Vera, Pay Our Interns

Carlos Mark Vera is the founder of Pay Our Interns, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing paid internships across the county. Using a variety of advocacy efforts, from federal lobbying to social media campaigns, Pay Our Interns has tasted success with high-profile wins, including campaigning the Senate Appropriations Committee to set aside five million dollars…

GrassScoops Veterans Cannabis Coalition

GrassScoops: An Interview Series — Eric Goepel

Eric Goepel is an Army veteran who recently founded a nonprofit called Veterans Cannabis Coalition. Focused on making cannabis-based medicines available to veterans, VCC engages in a spectrum of advocacy efforts that range from direct federal lobbying, organizing and training veteran advocates in key states, and creating messaging campaigns that highlight the positive impact that…

GrassScoops: An Interview Series — Jamie Carracher

Jamie Carracher, Executive Director of Digital Engagement at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), dropped by our office in Rosslyn to discuss all things advocacy for the latest in our series of interviews with changemakers in grassroots, GrassScoops. Jamie works with a team of five to execute digital strategy for AHIP—the largest trade association that represents health…

GrassScoops: An Interview Series – Adam Nielsen

Our interview series GrassScoops features grassroots advocacy changemakers from leading associations, nonprofits, and corporations each month. This month, we spoke with Adam Nielsen, Director of National Legislation and Policy Development at the Illinois Farm Bureau, a grassroots, statewide organization dedicated to enhancing the people, progress and pride of Illinois and its farming community. Can you tell us about…

GrassScoops: An Interview Series – Eric Ebenstein

Our interview series GrassScoops features grassroots advocacy changemakers from leading associations, nonprofits, and corporations each month. This month, we spoke with Eric Ebenstein, Head of North America Public Policy at DJI, the world’s largest civilian drone manufacturer. Eric dropped by our office so we could conduct the interview in person. DJI advocates on the local, state, federal,…

GrassScoops with Kwan Graham

GrassScoops: An Interview Series – Kwan Graham, PEFNC

Welcome to our newest installment of GrassScoops: An Interview Series, in which we chat with grassroots advocacy changemakers from leading associations, nonprofits, and corporations each month. We highlight the challenges they encountered, lessons learned, and best practices they recommend so that we can all learn from their experiences. In this edition, we are excited to…

GrassScoops: An Interview Series – Meredith Nethercutt

Welcome to our latest installment of GrassScoops: An Interview Series. We will be chatting with grassroots advocacy changemakers from leading associations, nonprofits and corporations each month. We will highlight the challenges they encountered, lessons learned, and best practices they recommend, so that others may learn from their experiences. In this edition, we are excited to chat with…

grassscoops jay tandan

GrassScoops: An Interview Series – Jay Tandan

Welcome to the second installment of GrassScoops: An Interview Series! We will be chatting with grassroots advocacy changemakers from leading associations, non-profits and corporations each month, and highlighting the challenges they encountered, lessons learned, and best practices they recommend, so that others may learn from their experiences. We talked to Jay Tandan, US Digital Marketing Manager…