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2012-02-06 20:39:34

New study says political mobilization by elites and advocacy groups is driving factor in influencing concern about climate change Public concern about climate change has varied widely over the past few decades. For example, Gallup has been polling individuals about how much they personally worry about climate change. In 2004, 26 percent of the respondents stated that they worried “a great deal.” By 2007, this proportion had risen to 41 percent. But by 2010, this fraction...

2012-01-26 15:30:00

Small Businesses Play a Vital Role in the U.S. Economy WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Office of Advocacy released the annual Small Business Profiles for the States and Territories. This is the 16th year Advocacy has published a state-by-state profile of American small business for the United States, all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. The profiles are an invaluable resource for small businesses, legislators, academics,...

2011-11-10 13:00:00

Public Forum to be held November 10th, 2011 at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, CT Hartford, CT (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 Health Justice CT -- an innovative movement designed to use social media as the foundation for raising awareness on the issue of racial and ethnic disparities in Connecticut -- will host its first community public forum on Conversations Toward Social Change held on Thursday, November 10, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm EST at the Mark Twain House, located at 351 Farmington...

2011-10-11 09:51:00

RESTON, Va., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) - manager of the world's third largest generic top-level domain - announced the hiring of Paul Diaz as Director of Policy. A tenured representative of public policy and government advocacy, Diaz brings nearly two decades of policy development and analysis experience to the PIR policy team. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111011/DC84191) (Logo:...

2011-10-07 12:05:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As bio-pharmaceutical companies lose the ability to communicate externally because of increased regulatory and media scrutiny, the role of internal Advocacy groups will become more important to a company's success. These groups will tackle the emphasis on cost effectiveness of care by communicating concepts and arranging programs and partnerships that address the value of care. Since internal Advocacy groups are not known for large budget or...

2011-09-29 13:51:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by the Office of Advocacy looks at developments in women-owned businesses between 1997 and 2007, using data from the Census Bureau's Surveys of Business Owners. This dynamic period was marked by rapid growth overall, with a slowdown during the 2000-2001 recession, followed by strong growth in 2002-2007. Women's share of total U.S. firms increased from 26 percent in 1997 to almost 29 percent by 2007. (Logo:...

2011-09-28 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Charity Dynamics, the same company behind the nonprofit market's highly successful Boundless Fundraising(TM) solution, today introduced Boundless Voices, a suite of online advocacy applications for Facebook, email and smartphones that empower organizations to exponentially extend their reach and amplify their impact. Boundless Voices provides a way for nonprofits to engage more closely with supporters, give advocates a stronger voice, and...

2011-09-07 10:04:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Child Health Advocacy Institute of Children's National Medical Center, the Diana L. and Stephen A. Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Life Pieces To Masterpieces, and the Healthy Babies Project have chosen to honor Perennial Strategy Group Founder and CEO, Lamell McMorris, for his individual commitment and dedicated service to the nation's children. McMorris will be recognized at a reception in his honor this Friday evening,...

2011-09-07 09:15:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DDC Advocacy (DDCA) today announced the acquisition of BlueFront Strategies, a consulting and public affairs company based in Alexandria, Va. BlueFront operations will be integrated into DDCA, the leading issue advocacy firm based in the Washington, D.C. area. BlueFront owner and founder, Sara Taylor Fagen, will join DDCA as partner and will serve on the company's Board of Directors. The acquisition expands DDCA's expertise in strategic use of...

2011-07-09 00:00:29

iCloud Communications and Female advocacy group SmartFem are partnering to bring cloud-based virtual office solutions to women owned Businesses. iCloud communications has been in the news lately due to Apple's recent announcement of it's new product line by the same name iCloud. Phoenix AZ (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 VoIP solution provider, iCloud Communications, and woman's advocacy group, SmartFem, will offer, virtual office solutions to women-owned businesses. iCloud communications has been...