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April 27, 2021

Celine Mizrahi joins Civitas as Principal

NEW YORK — Civitas Public Affairs Group announced today that Celine Mizrahi, whose impressive career includes advocacy at the federal, state, and local levels of government, is joining the firm as a Principal. She will be based in Civitas’ New York City office. “I have had the privilege of working with Celine throughout her career. […]

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April 5, 2021

Rubab Hassan joins Civitas as Senior Associate in NYC office

NEW YORK — Civitas Public Affairs Group announced today that Rubab Hassan, former Client Communications Specialist at Women’s World Banking and Senior Associate at High Lantern Group, is joining the firm’s New York office as a Senior Associate. “Rubab is a deeply talented strategist who has an innate skill for hearing and responding to the […]

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April 5, 2021

Sharon Cai joins Civitas as Project Coordinator in NYC office

New York, NY – Civitas Public Affairs Group welcomed Sharon Cai to the firm as Project Coordinator in the New York City office this week. Prior to joining Civitas, Sharon was the Program Assistant on the Policy and Advocacy Team at Women Deliver, where she provided direct administrative and high-level program operations support to the […]

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April 5, 2021

Madeline Albert joins Civitas as Executive Assistant/Project Coordinator in Washington, DC office

Washington, DC – Civitas Public Affairs Group welcomed Madeline Albert to the firm as Executive Assistant/Project Coordinator in the Washington, DC office this week. Madeline brings a combination of policy and campaign research experience to Civitas. Before joining the team, Madeline worked as a Research Associate with Hart Research Associates where she managed quantitative and […]

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June 19, 2020

Juneteenth

It took over two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation for all enslaved people to learn of their freedom. Juneteenth holds the depth of that truth and marks the end of slavery in the United States. It is a Black celebration of freedom in America, despite its late arrival. Civitas honors this day of delayed […]

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January 22, 2020

Exciting Changes to Our Team

There are some exciting changes to our team at Civitas! Chris Cordingley and Krithika Harish have been promoted to the position of senior associate, and Alicia Diaz has been promoted to the position of associate. They’ve each demonstrated time and again that they are superstars and we are proud to celebrate their continued growth with […]

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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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