Politics, Public Policy, and Activism

Politics, Public Policy, and Activism


This Harvard Law School article provides information on the different types of political campaigns and how to get started working on them.


For information on careers in political consulting, contact the American Association of Political Consultants.

1775 Tysons Blvd., 5th Fl.
McLean, VA 22102-4285
Tel: (703) 245-8020
Email: info@theaapc.org


For a directory of associations, many of which lobby or advocate public policy issues, contact the American Society of Association Executives.

1575 I Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20005-1105
Tel: (888) 950-ASAE
Tel: (202) 371-0949
Fax: (202) 371-8315
Email: ASAEservice@asaecenter.org


For information about politics at the state level, contact the National Conference of State Legislatures.

444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 515
Washington, D.C. 20001-1543
Tel: (202) 624-5400
Fax: (202) 737-1069

The Hills is a Web site that features news about political developments in Washington.


For an official guide to all federal agencies, visit the Web site of the United States Government Manual.