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What to Expect From Your Advocacy Software

What to Expect From Your Advocacy Software

By Chris Rodriguez | September 27, 2019

Meredith Whipple, the digital content manager at Public Knowledge, has watched her organization’s advocacy program transform over time. One major catalyst was the move to professional advocacy software.  “In the beginning, we did a lot of it manually,” she said, describing lists spread across systems, activity tracked in spreadsheets and a hard-coded button on the…

How to Sharpen Your Advocacy in an Election Year

How to Sharpen Your Advocacy in an Election Year

By Chris Rodriguez | August 30, 2019

Ask yourself what the 2020 election will bring. The biggest turnout ever? The most expensive races in history? The first time Millennials and GenZ realize their political strength? An opportunity to tell your story? That’s exactly what we asked the panel at our latest webinar, How to Sharpen Your Advocacy in an Election Year, and…

How to Engage Lawmakers in the District

How to Engage Lawmakers in the District

By Chris Rodriguez | July 30, 2019

With August upon us, capitol buildings across the nation are starting to empty as lawmakers in Washington and state capitals head back to their districts. Smart advocacy organizations will follow them home. Reaching lawmakers in their district, when they are free of the hustle that comes with a session, is a solid opportunity for organizations…

Webinar: How to Engage When Legislators Are Out of Session

Webinar: How to Engage When Legislators Are Out of Session

By Chris Rodriguez | July 24, 2019

  Take a look at a congressional calendar and you’ll see a funny thing. Eleven months of the year, lawmakers spend significant time in session. Even in December, the House and the Senate get work done before breaking for the holidays. But August is always almost completely blank. The late summer is a political and…