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  • Breaking Down the Silos: Getting All Your Departments and Vendors Working Together 6.28.19

    This event delves into the complex relationship within your organizations and other hired hands from your peers that have been on both sides of the tussle.

  • What’s Next for the Advocacy World 10.25.19

    Hear from a forward-thinking group of practitioners who saw changes coming to the industry and what they think we are in for next.

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The Advocacy Leaders Network

The ‘Advocacy Leaders Network’ is a workshop series to assist grassroots and government relations professionals in research, strategies, and practices with the goal of enhancing relationships, communications, and understanding between citizens and Congress. This goal is achieved by providing advanced advocacy education through professional development and networking opportunities for the public affairs community. The series is hosted by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF), produced by Beekeeper Group, and sponsored by VoterVoice, a FiscalNote Company

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    From the Congressional Management Foundation blog: In the critically-acclaimed Broadway musical, Hamilton, "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story" is a powerful conclusion to a musical that encapsulates the power of storytelling through the lens of several fascinating characters. The qualities that make Hamilton's characters so compelling – empathy, determination, persuasion – are also traits that make an effective advocate both on and off the Hill, complete with a story to tell.
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    From the Congressional Management Foundation blog: This summer, Rasmussen Reports conducted a public opinion survey that found that only 21% of voters feel that most members of Congress care what their constituents think. There’s plenty of blame to go around as to the cause for voters’ cynicism. Highly polarized politics, partisan rhetoric, the media, and shows like House of Cards serve to reinforce the misperception that power in Congress is limited to just a few Members in leadership positions and constituents don’t matter.
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  • Upcoming events

    Breaking Down the Silos: Getting All Your Departments and Vendors Working Together

    When: Friday, June 28, 2019 at 08:30 AM
    Where: Offices of Beekeeper Group in Washington, DC

    Have you ever experienced the tug-of-war between [or within] government relations and communications departments? Or run into an issue managing third-party vendors and consultants? Of course you have! This event delves into the complex relationship within your organizations and other hired hands from your peers that have been on both sides of the tussle and lived to tell the tale.

    What’s Next for the Advocacy World

    When: Friday, October 25, 2019 at 08:30 AM
    Where: Offices of Beekeeper Group in Washington, DC

    Could you have imagined that advocacy professionals would be tweeting at Members of Congress? And that you would be geofencing the hill to deliver a targeted ad? Hear from a forward-thinking group of practitioners who DID see these changes coming to the industry and what they think we are in for next.