Advocacy groups from both sides of the aisle, including Organizing for Action and Republicans for Immigration Reform are joining forces to sponsor a “virtual march” on Washington for comprehensive immigration reform May 22 and 23.
The Pew Internet and American Life Project released a report last week, Civic Engagement in the Digital Age, which examined how social networking sites (SNS) have played a role in Americans’ overall “political involvement, learning and debate.”
We’ve seen how corporations use ‘big data’ to inform their strategies, on everything from product design to marketing to operations. But how can cause-driven organizations harness the power of information, now that it is widely available and ready for the taking?
Failure to keep abreast of developing social media techniques will quickly leave government affairs executives behind as their ability to connect with potential advocates will lessen against the onslaught of social media messaging in many public policy debates.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is diving head-first into DC politics: he recently announced that he is spearheading the creation of an issue advocacy group that will focus on immigration reform.
From interest and advocacy groups to trade associations and political candidates, Phone2Action aims to engage supporters with “in-the-moment calls-to-action.”
While a number of resources exist for tracking federal policy, following lawmakers and legislation at the state level has not always been so easy. Until now, that is.
President Obama’s latest grassroots movement, Organizing for Action (OFA), has launched a new digital ad campaign, geographically targeting Republican lawmakers’ home districts.
Progressive activists searching for a tool to help them streamline their viral campaigns online need look no further than ShareProgress, a company that offers organizations a way to drive user sharing.