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Emma Yingst

Emma Yingst
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Apr 20
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.
Apr 27
The attempted insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, was an unprecedented event that led many companies and associations to re-examine their political contribution strategies and actions. In order to help organizations in their review processes, the Public Affairs Council has developed recommendations and a sample framework that can be used to manage political involvement decision-making now and in the future. Join us for a conversation about the path forward for PACs and advice on how to best utilize this newest PAC resource. This program is eligible for 1 PAC credit toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 1 Elective credit toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Apr 28
Join us to explore the public affairs landscape in Brazil and other South American markets. Experts will cover the main political and business trends impacting companies and public affairs professionals working in and with the region.
May 05
Whether you are looking to launch a new employee grassroots program or revitalize an existing one, this webinar will help you craft a best-in-class operation. Learn from corporate grassroots professionals who have built impactful and influential grassroots programs. This program is eligible for 1 Grassroots credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.
May 25
Join us to explore the public affairs landscape in India and other Southeast Asian markets. We’ll discuss the political and business trends you need to know about and identify best practices for public affairs professionals operating in the region. This program is eligible for 1 Elective credit towards the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
May 27
Whether you are a two-person communications shop or have 200 communicators around the globe, this webinar will help you modernize this key function. Media relations, digital, creative, strategic, all require specialized strategies, skills and human talent. Join us for the webinar and learn how to leverage both internal and external resources to maximize your effectiveness. This program is eligible for 1 Core credit toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Jun 08
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.
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 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.
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!
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.
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 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.