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Voices of Annie’s List – Why Women Candidates Matter

  With women’s rights under attack nationwide, Annie’s List, a prominent Texas organization dedicated to recruiting and training women candidates statewide, came to Stones’ Phones looking to find the most compelling voices and words of their advocates. Together we created a program designed to capture the stories of Annie’s List and why electing more progressive female …

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Voices of Marriage in Maryland

  A marriage equality law was on the Maryland ballot in November 2012 and we wanted to uncover the voices of straight and allied Marylanders who supported granting the freedom to marry to same sex couples. Demographics are on the side of LGBT equality thanks to high youth support, but we found key champions across …

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Genuine Voices on School Funding

Education funding isn’t a sexy subject, but it is an area where people are not afraid to speak passionately. We wanted to capture people’s voice on what they think about public education. Using a quick auto interactive survey, we asked residents of Boston to give us their thoughts on why they supported traditional public schools, public charter …

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The Story Capture Continues: Protecting Wolves in Idaho

Stones’ Phones is a pioneer in harnessing the voices of real Americans using our Story Capture program. In the past, we’ve worked with Defenders of Wildlife and other animal rights organizations to protect wolves from unnecessary hunting. So, when Idaho Governor Butch Otter decided to use $400,000 in taxpayer funds annually to start a war on wolves, Defenders of Wildlife …

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Real Voices on the Environment

Looking for organic information about how people across the country think about the environment, we wanted to reach past the focus group attendee crowd and capture the real stories of people use in their everyday lives. We pulled together a nationwide list of 10,000 reliable voters, of which about a third were likely to be members of …

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Virginian Voices on Uranium Mining

In late 2012 and early 2013 there was increased pressure to allow  Uranium mining in southern Virginia. We knew that the best people to talk about this weren’t lobbyists or environmental leaders but real Virginians who would have to live with the consequences. We worked to capture stories from across southern Virginia that were then used as …

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