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California Campaign Consultants

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California Campaign Consultants (CCC) is a multidisciplinary organization that teaches students the basics of professionalizing campaigns, including: campaign strategy, graphic design, voter mobilization, and debate techniques. Faculty in political science, behavioral psychology, graphic design and art, communication studies, theater, and journalism share their expertise with students. Members use their skills to manage campaigns for student government president. Two campus leaders laid the groundwork for the unique group, which is funded by the Student Association, Inc.                

Objectives

  • CCC members apply campaign manage techniques to student government campaigns.   
  • CCC members apply their knowledge and skills by working on candidates campaigns for public office.
  • CCC members run for public office.
  • CCC members pursue graduate degrees in related fields, such as campaign management, public administration, public policy, and legal studies.

Career Linkage

  • Several CCC members hold public office (e. g., mayor and city council) or work in government
    (e .g., legislative assistant, state party caucus research and policy assistant, state party media relations, and the Department of State).
  • Several CCC members are pursuing or have earned graduate degrees in applied campaign management, public administration, public policy and law.

American Association of Political Consultants

2016 Annual Pollie Awards & Conference

Adisa Hargett-Robinson attended the 2016 American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) Pollie Awards & Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where she had the opportunity to network she had the opportunity to network with industry professionals and hear presentations focused on key issues facing political consultants.

Dr. Melanie Blumberg judged entries in the following categories:  Direct Mail: Best Use of Negative or Contrast and Ballot Initiative Division: For Membership Organization/Best Use of Vote-By-Mail Ballot Requests/Best Use of Bilingual/Multilingual/Foreign Language .

Faculty Co-Advisors

Portrait of Dr. Melanie J. Blumberg
Dr. Melanie Blumberg
Faculty Adviser
Department of History & Political Science

blumberg@calu.edu

 

Greg Harrison portrait.
Greg Harrison

Faculty Adviser
Department of Art & Design

harrison_g@calu.edu