Blazing New Trails for Changemakers: Fenton + Change Research

Blazing New Trails for Changemakers: Fenton + Change Research

POST BY: Abbe Solomon Vacek ON October 31st, 2017

Tearing down the walls that hold amazing people, great causes, transformative companies and leaps ahead for children and women has been a constant in my career and today it’s with great joy and excitement that I announce two new ways … READ MORE

Wave of Wonder Women

Wave of Wonder Women

POST BY: Abbe Solomon Vacek ON October 30th, 2017

Pink pussy hat power is carrying over to the 2017-2018 elections, and Change Research is part of a wave of new start-ups fueling the rise of women activists and candidates. Meet a few Wonder Women: Jessica Alter leapt into action … READ MORE

How We Talk About California Schools

How We Talk About California Schools

POST BY: Abbe Solomon Vacek ON October 30th, 2017

  The heart of PR & Company’s work has always been our advocacy for women and children. That’s why I am so very grateful to be working with Fenton, a team with unmatched passion, commitment and expertise in leveraging communications … READ MORE

Five Ways to Use Fast, Affordable & Accurate Polling

Five Ways to Use Fast, Affordable & Accurate Polling

POST BY: Abbe Solomon Vacek ON October 30th, 2017

1. Test Your Message(s) How often have you put hard-won resources into messaging around a new project without testing whether it REALLY works on your intended audience? Now you can pinpoint exactly the right message for precisely the right audience, … READ MORE

Change Research is Born

Change Research is Born

POST BY: Abbe Solomon Vacek ON October 30th, 2017

Change Research was born from passion and belief in a better future. Here is the story of the birth of Change Research, as shared in a recent DemLabs newsletter. A fundamental part of DemLabs‘ mission is finding technology that is … READ MORE

5 Tips for Breaking Into Any News Cycle

5 Tips for Breaking Into Any News Cycle

POST BY: Abbe Solomon Vacek ON October 23rd, 2017

Remember slow news days? We’ve forgotten what those feel like. From email scandals, to Russian hacking, to the attempted repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act the news cycle has been nonstop – and that’s just domestic news. With … READ MORE

New Media Models We Love

New Media Models We Love

POST BY: Pat Reilly ON August 8th, 2017

It’s no secret that traditional journalism business models have struggled in recent years. From the gutting of the Los Angeles Times to the loss of formerly great regional leaders like the Rocky Mountain Press, outlets across the country are fighting … READ MORE

5 Ways to Make the Most of a Name Change

5 Ways to Make the Most of a Name Change

POST BY: Pat Reilly ON August 8th, 2017

Starting a business, launching a product, or introducing a new campaign or initiative is hard. Even with a great idea or product, without the right branding and messaging, you won’t reach your audience and make the impact you want. When … READ MORE

Uniting Education Advocates for Student Success

Uniting Education Advocates for Student Success

POST BY: Pat Reilly ON July 20th, 2017

There are two separate sets of convenings and conversations happening around education policy in California.  One is well-attended by equity advocates, policy-makers, academics, electeds and the heads of education associations like the CSBA, ACSA or PTA.  Then there are another … READ MORE

Big Changes and Even Bigger Successes

Big Changes and Even Bigger Successes

POST BY: Pat Reilly ON June 23rd, 2017

The last few months have brought exciting changes to PR & Company. We’re so happy to welcome Managing Director Abbe Solomon Vacek, a leader with more than 25 years of diverse senior communications experience spanning enterprise software, nonprofits, and travel. … READ MORE