News & Releases

April 22, 2019

Lucrezia Sanes joins Civitas as Project Coordinator in NYC office

New York, NY – Civitas Public Affairs Group welcomed Lucrezia Sanes to the firm as Project Coordinator in the New York City office this week. Lucrezia brings a combination of electoral campaign, policy and research experience to Civitas. Most recently, she served as a Policy Research Fellow for the City of Providence. Lucrezia earned a […]

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March 1, 2019

The Pipeline Initiative: Key Findings from 2018 Candidate Survey

The Pipeline Initiative engaged Hart Research to direct a multi­phase research project to study the experiences of progressive candidates who ran for local office in 2018 with the goal of improving efforts to effectively recruit and support these “pipeline” candidates in the future. The universe for this research was the product of lists provided by […]

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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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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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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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March 6, 2015

Civitas Public Affairs Group Signs Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Support Marriage Equality

Civitas Public Affairs Group is proud to join with 378 other businesses advising the Supreme Court that “employers are better served by a uniform marriage rule that gives equal dignity to employee relationships.” The brief goes on to say, “allowing same-sex couples to marry improves employee morale and productivity, reduces uncertainty, and removes the wasteful administrative […]

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