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Recent Posts

Calendar of Candidate Events

CLICK HERE to see a schedule of candidate forums and events, as well as other events relevant to the 2022 elections in each county. Are you organizing, or do you know of an event that is not on our list? Contact us so that we can add it!

Job Opening: Action Circles Legislative Assistant

Action Circles Legislative AssistantThis position is temporary and can be structured as an internship opportunity if needed. About Action CirclesAction Circles is a political strategy firm that offers its clients a full range of services, including political strategy and lobbying services, campaign planning, messaging & earned media, content development for print and online materials, organizational …

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Movement Building (v. Mobilizing)

Movement Building

[This post was written by Falko Schilling in 2018 when he was an associate with Action Circles. To learn more about Action Circles’ theory of organizing, read about our model here, and take a look at our educational offerings in the Action Circles Academy] The first thing to say about movement building is that it …

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