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July 10, 2017

Open Position: Associate, Washington, DC

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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July 10, 2017

Open Position: Senior Associate, New York City

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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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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January 11, 2017

Nick Magrisso Joins Civitas

CHICAGO, IL – Civitas Public Affairs Group announced today that Nick Magrisso will be joining the firm’s Chicago office as an associate on January 23, 2017. “Nick has a proven track record of knowing what it takes to get impactful legislation passed into law,” said Civitas principal and Chicago office director Dave Horwich. “Considering Civitas’ […]

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October 21, 2016

Principal Joanne Schwartz’s Op-ed: “Breathing Life Into Our Political System”

Civitas Principal Joanne Schwartz’s op-ed on the importance of state-focused work was published in Morning Consult on Oct. 21, 2016. Check out the full article here. Breathing Life Into Our Political System As the longest presidential campaign season in our history draws to a close, meaningful policy remains deadlocked in Congress, and many Americans believe […]

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June 13, 2016

Orlando

Dear colleagues, family, and friends, I feel compelled to write just a few words to you this morning after the unfathomable horror and tragic massacre in Orlando. I do so, first and foremost, as a proud American. I also do so as a proud member of the LGBT community. Over the last 24 hours, many […]

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