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Increase your skills and make new contacts to build your career as a public affairs/government professional. The Public Affairs and Government Section provides training and resources relevant to communicators in all levels of government and branches of the military, as well as those at counseling firms, corporations and associations who are responsible for communicating with various audiences on public policy or public safety issues.

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  • Section Conference:
    2017 PRSA Public Affairs and Government Summit
    Rough and Ready: Wrangling the Public Sector's Biggest Issues
    June 23-24, 2017 | Dallas, Texas
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  • Teleseminar:
    "Planning and Implementing Strategic Communications"
    Playback Now Available
  • Webinar
    "Online Influencer and Stakeholder Mapping:
    Are You Connecting with Opinion Leaders and Influence Leaders in Your Industry?"
    Playback Now Available

  • PR Journal Article
    "Developing an Integrated Crisis Context Approach for Crisis Management"
    This research explores how unique situational factors, particularly challenges and opportunities within local governments and their operating environments, affect crisis management.
  • Teleseminar
    "How to Be a Master Storyteller: Tips and Tricks for Connecting with Your Audience"
    Playback Now Available



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  • Section Award
    The Lloyd B. Dennis Distinguished Service Award recognizes individuals who have used their public affairs skills to promote truth, demonstrated high standards of integrity and honesty in business dealings and helped effect positive change within an organization. Lloyd B. Dennis was a leader in public affairs and former chair of the Public Affairs & Government Section.
    More Information & Nomination Form
  • Section Newsletter
    March Edition Available
  • Training Tool
    PRSA-NY Google+ Hangout Replay
    "Why You Need to Add Google+ Hangouts to Your Digital Communications Strategy"
    Featuring The New York Times' Social Media Editor Sona Patel and other leading communicators.

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