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January 15, 2019

Katherine Grainger promoted to partner, joining Civitas co-founders Patrick Guerriero and Bill Smith to lead one of the nation’s most respected advocacy and public affairs firms.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Civitas Public Affairs Group announced today that Katherine Grainger, a sought-after strategist and national thought leader, is being promoted to partner. This is the first time the firm has named a non-founding partner. Katherine will lead Civitas alongside founding partners Bill Smith and Patrick Guerriero. Since joining Civitas seven years ago, Katherine’s legal, policy, and political […]

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December 11, 2018

Marc Solomon in Slate: Progressives Won Key Victories Trying a New Campaign Tactic in 2018. They Can Do Even Better in 2020.

Civitas Principal Marc Solomon is featured in Slate discussing three big victories at the ballot for equal rights and how these campaigns can provide a roadmap for 2020. In the op-ed. Marc looks at at three big victories for equal rights in states across America and how these campaigns can serve as a roadmap for 2020. In Florida, […]

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September 6, 2018

Opportunity at Civitas: Senior Associate/Associate

Civitas Public Affairs Group is a values-based public affairs firm that delivers winning advocacy campaigns for our clients and the communities they serve. We enlist experts, leverage relationships, and build coalitions to address some of the most pressing political and societal challenges of our day. Our bipartisan firm brings proven experience developing innovative advocacy campaigns […]

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April 3, 2018

Meet Nathan Smith, our new colleague!

WASHINGTON, DC – Civitas Public Affairs Group announced today that Nathan Smith is joining the firm’s Washington, DC office as a senior associate. Most recently, Nathan was director of public policy at GLSEN where he advocated for the passage of federal anti-bullying and nondiscrimination legislation, managed a coalition of 120+ national organizations, and developed strategies […]

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October 24, 2017

Krithika Harish Joins Civitas as Associate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Civitas Public Affairs Group announced today that Krithika Harish is joining the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as an associate. “Krithika knows how to mobilize big networks to take actions that advance public policy. Her experience working with global organizations to bridge the gap between grassroots activists and policy makers will be a […]

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September 15, 2017

Becca Guerra Joins Civitas as Senior Associate

NEW YORK – Civitas Public Affairs Group announced today that Becca Guerra, former head of State Voices Florida is joining the firm’s New York office as a senior associate. “Becca has proven she knows how to make real and substantive progress at the state level,” said Katherine Grainger, Civitas principal and managing director of the […]

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June 7, 2017

Denise Feriozzi Joins Civitas as Principal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Civitas Public Affairs Group announced today that Denise Feriozzi, one of the country’s leading campaign strategists with an expansive network of relationships with political leaders and elected officials across America, is joining the firm as a principal. She will be based in Civitas’ Washington, D.C. office. “Denise Feriozzi is a first rate, […]

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April 18, 2017

Patrick Guerriero: “Three Questions That Transformed A Movement”

Civitas Founding Partner Patrick Guerriero was featured in the Stanford Social Innovation Review on difficult questions that any serious, winning advocacy campaign should ask. This post is based on a speech given by Patrick at Harvard Business School: The marriage equality movement in the United States was transformative. It not only changed the laws of the land, […]

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February 20, 2017

Civitas Goes West!

Civitas is expanding west and has opened a Denver office. For the last three years, I have had the opportunity to run our Washington, DC office while leading our client work to build bipartisan coalitions and strategies for gun violence prevention, money-in-politics reform, eliminating the rape kit backlog, voter engagement, and several other state-based efforts. […]

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February 8, 2017

Alicia Diaz joins Civitas as office manager in DC office

Washington, D.C. – Civitas Public Affairs Group announced today that Alicia Diaz is joining the firm as office manager in the Washington, D.C. office. Alicia brings a combination of government and administrative experience to Civitas. Most recently, she served as a staff assistant for the Presidential Personnel Office at the White House under the Obama Administration. […]

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