Committed to the Issues — That’s the ACS Difference

Passion + Experience = Powerful Impact. Passion drives change. Advocacy & Communication Solutions (ACS) harnesses that passion for strategic communication, government relations, policy analysis, media relations and strategy development services for national, state and local organizations. We help our clients use the power, importance and added value of strategic advocacy and communication to deliver positive impact to the communities they serve. We only take on causes we care about. We focus on a purposeful and select client portfolio. That means we guarantee complete dedication to the communication and advocacy efforts of each organization we work with, including regular interaction with ACS partners. This approach reflects our deep commitment to issues that are critical to our clients and those they serve. We know our work, because we’ve been there. All told, our staff team has more than 50 years of collective experience as legislative and communication staffers and leaders within the education; health and human services; and workforce and economic development sectors at the local, state and national level. We are successful for our clients because we have been in their shoes. Our range of experience includes:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • K-12 Education
  • Medicaid
  • Health & Human Services
  • Workforce Development

Latest News

A new ESSA Data Requirement and Its Potential Impact on the Future of School Spending

In 2019, a new requirement in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)* will require schools to report per-pupil spending data. Currently, school districts allocate their resources however they see fit – evenly across every school, more in schools with higher need, or less in schools with higher need. Requiring schools to share this data will Read More

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Why Aren’t We All On The Same Page?

Want to drive positive change at the national or state level? Leveraging affiliates, members or chapters at the state or local levels is a great strategy. Here are 7 Lessons for Improving Affiliate Communication and Engagement.