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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 Citizen's 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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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

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.  

Lobbying For the Greater Good

The New York Times wrote, “We don’t often hear stories like this—stories about ordinary citizens working powerfully side-by-side with elected officials—particularly citizens who don’t come bearing campaign checks. That’s why it’s important to understand how these changes were achieved and how much more may be possible than most citizens imagine.” Link to the full article […]

Author Urges Activists to Think Big

TAMPA — Consider the issue of preventable infant deaths – from malaria, diarrhea, measles and the like. In the mid-1980s, that number stood at 41,000 globally every day; it’s now down to about 18,000 a day. “That didn’t happen from trick-or-treating for UNICEF,” said Sam Daley-Harris, author, social activist and founder of the anti-poverty lobby […]

PBS Interview with Ted Capener

Sam Daley-Harris talks with Ted Capener about how he let go of his hopelessness and discouragement in the early ’80s and founded the grassroots lobby, RESULTS, to harness the power of citizens to end global poverty. Daley-Harris talks about the state of microcredit today, the work of his newest organization, Civic Courage, and his work […]

TEDx Talk: Poverty, Purpose, Pitfalls and Redemption

Sam Daley-Harris talks about how committing his life to ending global poverty has given purpose to his life, the pitfalls he must overcome in his work, and how seeing redemption in the work that he supports has returned him to his original vision and purpose.

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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