Lessons Learned from Amazon’s New York Campaign

The dust is still settling on Amazon’s decision to pull out of their Queens HQ2, citing community opposition and other challenges.   It's a great case study on why organizing and community engagement are important additions to a lobbying and PR strategy....

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The Local Campaign Coaching Program (Coming Soon)

I've been thining about how to best help local races and am excited to tell you about the local race coaching program. After working on campaigns in seventeen states and seven countries, I've started to see models and tactics that are effective for local campaigns. nd...

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The North Now Offers Custom Websites for $1,000-$1,500.

The North is now offering websites as part of our start-up package and as a stand-alone product priced at $1,000 and $1,500.  We focus primarily on helping Democratic and issue campaigns build field, voter contact, and community engagement programs. Here’s why we’re...

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Seven Ways That Field Organizing and Voter Contact Will Change

We won't see a future anytime soon where campaigns are won solely by keystrokes. Personal direct voter contact will play a key role in elections, both in the U.S and abroad, for years to come. But we'll need to start getting smarter, use data more effectively, and...

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Our Take on the Unpaid Intern Debate

Democratic campaigns are debating whether to continue to offer unpaid internships. It's a healthy debate, and it raises good discussion about how we pay people, what kinds of opportunities we create, and how we recruit better - and more diverse - political operatives....

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Happy 2019!

Happy 2019!   We've had a busy few weeks and wanted to catch everyone up to speed. We’ve launched our new website. Our website was built originally on Squarespace.  Our design partner, Trees Cut Stars, finished a website redesign and migrated our site to the Wordpress...

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Why “The North?”

Why “The North?”

We had a few folks ask us about our name, and how we picked “The North.” Minnesotans have organized a push to call themselves “The North” as opposed to the Midwest (or plains, or “fly-over country” as our friends on the coasts like to call us).  Here’s a good article...

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