Direct Outreach

Venn Strategies is a nationally recognized, full-service government affairs and public affairs firm. Our specialized team is dedicated to cultivating relationships, communicating complex policy goals, and igniting local advocate support.

The most effective way to make change is by organizing at the grassroots level–those effected by an issue are the best voices to solve it. Venn Strategies finds local voices and tailors messages and outreach to cut through political noise. Policy makers listen to constituents. The current state of affairs consists of template emails and stock social media–Venn Strategies does things differently. Based on the time-proven tactic to get policymakers to listen, take note and take action our team:

  • Takes the time to get to know a community and builds lasting relationships,
  • Cultivates advocates by identifying where they can be most impactful, gives them the confidence to tell their story and helps to craft their narrative to ensure it is heard,
  • Organizes meetings with policymakers to highlight community members and manages follow-up,
  • Serves as policy experts taking the time to answer nuanced policy questions one-on-one or through trainings,
  • Ensures a constant drumbeat of new and existing voices are heard through letters, emails, social media, and traditional media,
  • Adjusts messaging according to feedback and shifts in political climate.


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