Government Relations

Laws change the world, and turning your ideas into legislation shouldn’t be complicated or intimidating.

Organizations play a crucial role in addressing human rights concerns. At Ascend, we understand the importance of government relations for organizations who are focused on social and societal change. We know that effective government advocacy and strategic partnerships with government leaders can amplify your impact and create lasting change. Every organization can benefit from having a strong voice in Washington, D.C.

When it comes to choosing a government relations firm, it’s vital to find the right partner – especially for human rights issues. At Ascend, we have extensive knowledge and experience in navigating the political landscape. Our team is comprised of seasoned professionals who understand the intricacies of government processes and policymaking.

We are unique because we specialize in human rights advocacy. With experience driving policies on some of the largest human rights efforts in Congress, we help you navigate the complicated federal landscape and establish your organization as a policy leader in Washington, D.C. and beyond. We also establish effective coalition building and grassroots engagement strategies on your behalf to accomplish systemic change.

We also have deep connections and established relationships at various levels of government, enabling us to effectively advocate for your organization’s interests. We work closely with you to develop a customized advocacy strategy tailored to your unique goals and ensuring that your message reaches the right ears. Together, we can achieve remarkable results. With the right government relations firm by your side, you can:

  • Shape policies that align with your mission and values.
  • Secure vital government funding to support your initiatives.
  • Build strategic partnerships with key stakeholders and decision-makers.
  • Advocate for legislative changes that create a positive impact on the communities you serve.

Don’t underestimate the power of public policy. It can be the catalyst for truly transformative change. Let us be your ally in Congress, working side by side to write laws and  appropriation requests to ensure that your goals are achieved and your mission expands throughout the world.

The Foundation United was consistently impressed by the professionalism, enthusiasm for our cause, and dedication to accomplishing our legislative goals. We are grateful for the commitment and advocacy shown.”
– Elizabeth Fisher Good, CEO of The Foundation United