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

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Latest Newsletter: ACS Today

Spring 2021 Newsletter: More Issues to Watch

More Issues to Watch 2021

In our February 2021 newsletter, we highlighted three issues to watch: K-12, infant vitality and women in the workforce. There are two more issues we’re watching closely this year: early learning and philanthropy. The Biden administration signaled early on that it would take on issues like universal pre-kindergarten and expanding access to affordable child care, among other issues that directly impact workforce and child development. Philanthropy pivoted quickly last year to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and we predict more rapid-response giving as well as racial equity will be a focus in 2021. Dive into our newsletter and learn more!

Read more here.