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Strategies for Success

If you are ready to transform your supporters into powerful advocates, we can help. As we have done for Citizens' Climate Lobby and others, we will teach empowerment and transformation strategies to your organization so your members can create champions in Congress and the media for their cause.

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From time to time we share updates on our work and its impact.

The success of Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL) stands on the shoulders of our work with Sam Daley-Harris and Civic Courage. When someone asks how they can create what CCL has created, I say, “Talk to Sam.”

Mark Reynolds, Executive Director, Citizens' Climate Lobby

Our community has always been incredibly faithful and committed, but we couldn't figure out how to scale up grassroots lobbying with limited resources. Sam Daley-Harris provided the tools to dramatically expand much deeper grassroots action at FCNL and continues to help us today.

Jim Cason, Assoc. Exec. Sec. for Strategic Advocacy, Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)

Sam Daley-Harris is a master of empowered grassroots advocacy. He is hugely effective at bringing the power of deep advocacy to organizations in ways that transform their work.

Joanne Carter, Executive Director, RESULTS

To a great extent it was because of the receptivity created by RESULTS that the U.S. funding for child survival increased so dramatically. And that led many other countries to come on board.

Kul Gautam, Former UNICEF Deputy Executive Director, on an organization founded by Daley-Harris

No other organization has been as critical a partner in seeing to it that microcredit is used as a tool to eradicate poverty and empower women than RESULTS and RESULTS Educational Fund's Microcredit Summit Campaign.

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus on organizations founded by Daley-Harris

If you want to join the fight to save the planet, to save creation for your grandchildren, there is no more effective step you could take than becoming an active member of Citizens' Climate Lobby.

Climate Scientist Jim Hansen on CCL, an organization coached by Daley-Harris

Sam is a remarkably gifted grassroots innovator who developed the RESULTS method that has proven to be the most effective anti-poverty lobby in the world, and then [coached] the Citizens' Climate Lobby group started from the same methods.

Prof. Harry Boyte, Senior Scholar, Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship

What Our Clients Say

In the Media

NYTimes: “Sam Daley-Harris literally wrote the book on citizens’ lobbying”

David Bornstein wrote in the New York Times: “The Citizens’ Climate Lobby has built an elaborate structure to support its volunteers, with regular training sessions, conference calls, debriefings and gatherings. The group has received extensive guidance and inspiration from the Center for Citizen Empowerment and Transformation, whose founder, Sam Daley-Harris, literally wrote the book on […]

Putting Citizenship Back in Congress

David Bornstein of the New York Times writes: The architect of RESULTS’ “deep advocacy” approach is its founder, Sam Daley-Harris. RESULTS grew out of Daley-Harris’s realization, almost 40 years ago, that Americans were failing to take advantage of their access to democratic institutions. Daley-Harris now teaches other organizations how to practice “deep advocacy” through a […]

Interview with Thom Hartmann

In this 7 minute interview on Thom Hartmann’s TV program The Big Picture Sam Daley-Harris discusses Civic Courage, Reclaiming Our Democracy and what it takes to empower citizens to make a difference with their voices as citizens.  

You dream big.
Now dream bigger.

Sam Daley-Harris is the author of Reclaiming Our Democracy which President Jimmy Carter calls "A road map for global involvement in planning a better future." In it Daley-Harris shares how he and the citizen advocacy organizations he has founded or coached have catalyzed the energy of thousands of volunteers to score significant legislative and policy wins.

As a result of training from Civic Courage, thousands of media placements have been made across the country. We show you how it's done.
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