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Emma Yingst

Emma Yingst
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Jun 15
Each year thousands of companies open their doors to youth talent. However, far too often, the talent pools lack diversity. Expanding access to opportunity through shifting practices around recruitment, marketing and pay is essential to building a more equitable workforce. Join us for a discussion on methods for developing and sustaining equitable paths for junior talent. This program is eligible for 1 Elective credit toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 1 Elective credit toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Jul 07
Interested in learning how to grow your professional credentials with the Council? Tune in to learn more about our professional certifications in PAC & Grassroots Management, Public Affairs Management, and Government Relations & Lobbying.
Jul 15
Organizations and managers often work with teams across continents, countries and cultures. Join this webinar to hear practical insights and best practices on how public affairs leaders can build and manage global teams effectively, while following culturally sensitive and inclusive practices - including in an age of remote work.
Jul 27
Are you surfacing the innovative ideas of your employee resource groups (ERGs)? Harnessing the suggestions and experience of your ERGs will empower and engage staff as well as advance your organizational goals. Join us for a conversation on how ERGs can be effective partners in your advocacy initiatives. This program is eligible for 1 Elective credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management, 1 Specialization credit toward the Government Relations and Lobbying Certificate and 1 Elective credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Aug 11
Competition is key when motivating people to take action. Why not integrate it into your advocacy strategies? Gamification for grassroots programs has become increasingly popular as organizations look for creative ways to excite their advocates and encourage participation. Join us to explore advocacy gamification success stories as well as tips and tricks for making gamification work for your grassroots program. This program is eligible for 1 Grassroots credit toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.
Aug 12
Strong leadership skills can maximize your efficiency, build your personal brand and help you achieve professional and organizational goals. Effectively managing up is an important way to build this skillset - regardless of your position. At its core, managing up will allow you to create value for your boss and employer, motivate and inspire others, and become a stronger leader in your own right. This program is eligible for 1 Elective credit toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management, 1 Specialization credit towards the Certificate in Government Relations & Lobbying and 1 Core credit toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Aug 19
It’s always important to think ahead, accept new challenges and push yourself to continue evolving as a professional. Whether you are looking to expand your role within your organization or apply your experience to a new career path, our discussion will help you translate your expertise into professional growth. This webinar will focus on short- and long-term career planning, including how to communicate your value and skillset to get the job and take control of your next career move. This program is eligible for 1 Elective credit toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management, 1 Specialization credit towards the Certificate in Government Relations & Lobbying and 1 Elective credit toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Aug 24
Silos are easy. Coordination is hard. While you’re doing the on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes policy work, your communications department is often tasked with sharing your story with the public. How can you improve coordination to ensure unity in external messaging? If you’re looking for ways to create better flow so your messaging to all stakeholders carries maximum value, our experts have you covered!
Aug 24
Interested in learning how to get the most out of your Council membership? Join us for a member orientation to get up to speed about all of the Council’s major services.
Sep 14
All the facts in the world won’t matter if the feeling’s not right. Speechwriters need to match the tone and language of the principal to create authentic prose; and public speakers need to understand that every message has a time and a place. Join us for a webinar to learn the basics of speechwriting. This program is eligible for 1 Grassroots specialization credit toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 1 Elective credit toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Sep 14
Webinar exploring the public affairs landscape in Mexico and the neighborhood (Central America), what are the main trends impacting companies operating in the region, and tips for public affairs professionals operating in/with Mexico and Central America. This program is eligible for 1 elective credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Sep 30
Are your CSR programs boosting your bottom line? Coupling innovative research and design with robust marketing and communications will position your CSR program as a revenue generator. Join us for a conversation on executing results-driven CSR initiatives. This program is eligible for 1 Elective credit towards the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management, 1 Core credit towards the Certificate in Public Affairs Management, and 1 Elective credit towards the Certificate in Government Relations and Lobbying.
Oct 05
Interested in learning how to get the most out of your Council membership? Join us for a member orientation to get up to speed about all of the Council’s major services.
Oct 13
It’s coming: the deadline for your organization to file lobbying reports using either the LDA or IRC method. We’ll cover the major differences between what’s tracked and reported in the two systems and how to navigate which method is appropriate for your organization. This program is eligible for 1 compliance credit toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 1 compliance credit toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Nov 04
Even during social distancing, hearings remain a focal point of the legislative process. Whether in-person or virtual, providing testimony is an essential part of any state advocacy toolkit. Join us to strengthen your understanding of the ins and outs of hearings. Experts will also share key components of compelling testimonies, including when delivering the message directly or preparing a volunteer advocate. This program is eligible for 1 Specialization credit towards the Certificate in Government Relations and Lobbying.
Dec 01
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was a Congressional fundraising event. This webinar will take you through the written and unspoken rules of candidate fundraisers and tips and tricks to build relationships and advance your goals. This program is eligible for 1 Elective credit toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management, 1 Specialization credit toward the Certificate in Government Relations and Lobbying and 1 Core credit toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Dec 07
Join us for our annual briefing on China to learn more about the public affairs landscape, discuss the main political and business trends, and identify best practices for public affairs professionals. This program is eligible for 1 Elective credit toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Dec 08
The final year-end deadline for 2020 LDA filings is January 20. Join us to ensure you’re up-to-date on lobbying compliance rules. We’ll also give you tips and tricks for managing and tracking activities to avoid scrambling to gather last-minute information. This program is eligible for 1 compliance credit toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 1 compliance credit toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Dec 09
Interested in learning how to grow your professional credentials with the Council? Tune in to learn more about our professional certifications in PAC & Grassroots Management, Public Affairs Management, and Government Relations & Lobbying.
Dec 14
Are you prioritizing diversity and inclusion in your campaigns and communications? Whether you are developing a plan for connecting with lawmakers or building a grassroots advocacy program, investing in purpose-driven strategies will lead to meaningful change. Join us for a conversation on how to incorporate these key values into your public affairs program. This program is eligible for 1 Elective credit toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 1 Elective credit toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.