Category Archives: Politics

IN THE NEWS: New methods needed to win grass-roots support for pipelines, Posted on by fivecorners

The best way to win support for large pipeline projects is to develop grass-roots support along the routes, Kallanish Energy learns. That may require going door to door to answer questions from pipeline neighbors and to win them over to your side, said Tom Ahern of Massachusetts-based Five Corners Strategy. He was part of a panel discussion on dealing with …

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Amplify Your Stakeholder Engagement With Online/Social Media Communications, Posted on by Terry Lee

Still not sold on digital and social communications as an integral tool in your stakeholder and community engagement strategy? Here are eight ways digital/social media communications can dramatically  improve your engagement results: Align measurable objectives with communications Identify and segment your audience Build your brand Send messages that get read Increase channels, increase engagement Engage, then reengage Befriend automation Analyze, rinse, …

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Community Engagement Is Not A Field of Dreams, Posted on by Terry Lee

The success of your project depends largely on how well you are able to engage your community. Community/stakeholder input can help you shape your project vision, ensure you are responding to local needs, and help you to build support for your development ideas.

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An Interview with Five Corners Strategies Founding Partner, Frank Rizzo, Posted on by Janderson

Five Corners Strategies, one of the nation’s leading grassroots public affairs firms, has expanded its California office. With established offices in Boston, Washington DC, Harrisburg, PA and Saint Louis, the firm’s increased activity in California made the Bay Area an easy choice for expansion – and as we found out, having Frank Rizzo lead the charge makes even more sense. We …

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Five Corners Strategies opens Harrisburg office, Posted on by Frank Rizzo

Five Corners Strategies is pleased to announce it has opened an office in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to support our growing work in the Keystone State. The team at Five Corners Strategies has worked on over 175 grassroots campaigns across Pennsylvania. We have worked with some the Commonwealth’s largest retailers, health care companies, and many of the largest natural gas companies operating …

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Getting the Community to Advocate for Your Company, Posted on by Frank Rizzo

Public Outreach: Getting the Community to Advocate for Your Company (This article appeared in the April 2013 issues of Waste Advantage Magazine) We crowded around a small table at a landfill’s operation center to discuss an ongoing problem. The neighbors were angry and had mobilized to fight a proposed expansion of the facility. The opposition had already caused costly delays …

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