Stones' Phones

Stones' Phones

Telephone Town Halls and Live Ids for Grassroots Organizing

A Campaigns and Elections magazine article recently highlighted “Vote No on Propositions 1,2 & 3,” an Idaho initiative that worked to repeal State Superintendent Tom Luna’s unpopular education laws in November 2012. Parents and teachers launched the effort and Stones’ Phones coordinated the telephone strategy, a key component to the repeal’s victory. Due to the state’s geography …

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State of the Environmental Union

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy joined Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) President Fred Krupp for a live Telephone Town Hall response to President Obama’s State of the Union speech. They discussed topics ranging from carbon pollution standards to natural gas to the importance of taking your kids outside to play. Administrator McCarthy took time to lay out the Obama Administration’s environmental …

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Telephone Town Halls Help Affordable Care Act Reach 7 Million Sign Ups

The White House announced today that over 7 million people enrolled in health coverage under the Affordable Care Act before the March 31 deadline. Stones’ Phones hosted many telephone town halls with a diverse array of organizations in attempt to sign up the uninsured for health coverage in the Affordable Care Act exchanges and educate people on the law. …

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Groups Join Together for Women’s Economic Opportunity Telephone Town Hall

A large coalition of organizations committed to women’s economic equality held a Telephone Town Hall on the fifth anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and the day after President Obama’s State of the Union to highlight paycheck equity.  The Telephone Town Hall featured House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Representative Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Representative Donna Edwards (MD-4), …

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Virtual Town Hall Ripple Effect

A Congressional Management Foundation report titled “Online Town Hall Meetings: Exploring Democracy in the 21st Century”, comes to some impressive conclusions about virtual town hall meetings. The study found that those who attended an online session created a “ripple effect” with those who participated because of their enthusiasm and willingness to talk to others about their experience on the …

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Real People Love Telephone Town Halls

Think voters get annoyed by phone calls about politics?  Think again! People love to participate in our Telephone Town Halls. They feel a personal connection to their political or community leader on the other end of the line.  Also, they love asking questions directly to their representative! Functioning much like a radio call-in show, Telephone …

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NYT: Manual Texting Programs ‘Translate to Dollars and Votes’

Manual Texting has become a highly effective GOTV and fundraising instrument that provides campaigns the ability to form personalized connections with voters in real-time according to a recent article from the New York Times. The successful upset campaigns of Senator Doug Jones in Alabama and Democratic nominee for Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York recognize Manual …

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