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Getting the Public to Act and Vote on Climate

Getting the Public to Act and Vote on Climate

Why do only 17% of Americans and 15% of Chinese think climate change is an urgent problem, when it’s the most urgent problem facing humanity? David Fenton explores the reasons, and what to do about it, in this 15 minute …

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Fenton Names Zain Habboo as new Chief Digital Officer

Fenton Names Zain Habboo as new Chief Digital Officer

New Chief Digital Officer Brings Deep Creative & Social Good Experience to Fenton

We’re excited to announce that Zain Habboo will join our team as Fenton’s new Chief Digital Officer! Zain brings with her 20 years of creative, diplomatic and …

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Fenton Names Ben Wyskida as New CEO

Fenton Names Ben Wyskida as New CEO

Progressive Communications Strategist to Lead Social Change Firm; Current CEO Michael Huttner To Assume New Role at Fenton 

Big news! We’re excited to announce progressive communications strategist Ben Wyskida, as our next CEO. Ben is an accomplished political strategist and …

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Fenton Launches Protect Progress Network

Fenton Launches Protect Progress Network

Partnering to protect people, progressive policies & programs from Trump

Fenton, the social change agency, announced today the Protect Progress Network, a 50-state effort to protect progressive policies and programs for all Americans. The growing network is composed of activists, allied organizations, …

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Ads to Change the World

Ads to Change the World

With the recent election, the question is more urgent than ever – what do we need to break through and make a difference?

Fenton has compiled an amazing creative team including a rapidly growing network of writers, digital and social …

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Behavior Change and Social Change

Behavior Change and Social Change

“Remember to turn off lights.”

“Please pay here.”

“Did you remember to wash your hands?”

Prompts are everywhere in our lives. I see one when I enter the parking lot of my local grocery store, where a sign reminds me …

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Hard Conversations With Other White People

Hard Conversations With Other White People

How did you feel the morning after the election? Did you feel hopeless, like you’d never climb out of that pit of despair? By now, maybe your grief has dulled. But the urgency is greater than ever. As a self-described …

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Beaten, But Not Beat Down

Beaten, But Not Beat Down

We are grieving. While we truly believe that the arc of the moral universe bends towards justice, we fear it has taken a heart-wrenching detour toward hate, fear, and divisiveness. This has been a daunting look towards an uncertain future …

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Business leaders can help fix homelessness in New York

Business leaders can help fix homelessness in New York

For every homeless person in New York City, about six millionaires walk the streets here. That’s about 60,000 homeless people and 389,000 millionaires.

Manhattan houses 70 billionaires, more than anywhere else in the world.

With so much wealth, one would …

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Fenton Hires 5 Top Communication Experts: Karen Hinton, Former…

Fenton Hires 5 Top Communication Experts: Karen Hinton, Former De Blasio Press Secretary, Others

New Staff Adds Momentum to Firm’s Expansion of its Advocacy and CSR Offerings to Clients

New York — Five top communications experts, including the former press secretary for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, are joining Fenton, the Social Change Agency, …

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Fenton on the road: The International AIDS Conference

Fenton on the road: The International AIDS Conference

The International AIDS Conference (IAC), held every other year, is a major gathering and rallying point for the global community focused on the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS. This year, the IAC was held in Durban, South Africa, the first …

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Fenton Day of Service: Working Together to Help Our…

Fenton Day of Service: Working Together to Help Our Community Flourish

This summer Fenton has been working with the DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI), a nonprofit based in Washington D.C. dedicated to ending multigenerational poverty in the Kenilworth-Parkside community of Ward 7. Their model is unique, in that they support locally-driven …

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New TV Ad: Trump Pushes Nuclear Launch Button

New TV Ad: Trump Pushes Nuclear Launch Button

Donald Trump launches nuclear missiles while saying “You’re Fired!” in a new campaign television commercial airing on the Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer on CNN network Thursday September 15th.

National security veterans from both parties have raised concerns about the …

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Do you believe in data?

Do you believe in data?

For years we’ve heard about big data affecting the way we do business. Proven successful in the corporate world, it has started to impact social change organizations, yet most don’t know where to start. Recent Stanford Social Innovation Review and …

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How to Communicate Climate Change

How to Communicate Climate Change

Our Founder David Fenton on how to increase a sense of public urgency on this critical issue facing humanity. From his remarks at American Renewable Energy Day in Aspen, CO. Video runs 15 minutes.

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Getting the Most from Facebook’s Branded Content

Getting the Most from Facebook’s Branded Content

Use Facebook to pair your mission to an influencer

 

Facebook rolled out a new tool to enable branded content. It allows verified pages to collaborate with brands and causes to benefit both parties. For social change organizations, this development …

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Behavior Change 101

Behavior Change 101

How to get people to do what’s good for them and the planet

 

Do you reuse towels when you stay at a hotel? Turns out there’s a science behind those little message cards they leave in your bathroom. While many …

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Make the Most of Instant Messaging

Make the Most of Instant Messaging

Platforms to consider for your next campaign

 

The emergence of instant messaging platforms presents a unique opportunity for you. WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger lead the charge, but Google is not prepared to go down without a fight. It recently …

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