The Unfinished Business of the Americans with Disabilities Act

My client, the Ruderman Family Foundation, is a leader in promoting greater inclusion of people with disabilities into aspects of society — schools, workplaces, religious life and many other public accommodations. So it was appropriate that Jay Ruderman, the president of the Foundation, and Congressman Jim Langevin, a Democrat from Rhode Island and a leader inContinue reading “The Unfinished Business of the Americans with Disabilities Act”

Amplify: Op-Ed on Value of Girls’ Education

Former Australian Prime Minister and Chair of (our client) the Global Partnership for Education just published this piece, which Weintraub Communications helped shape, in the WISE Ed Review. It coincides with the 2015 observance of International Women’s Day on March 8. She wrote: “Over the last decade, there has been a substantial improvement in gettingContinue reading “Amplify: Op-Ed on Value of Girls’ Education”

Amplify: Op-Ed on Role of U.S. Foreign Aid in Fighting Extremism

Weintraub Communications had a hand in this Op-Ed by General Anthony Zinni, USMC (Ret.) (right) the former Commander in Chief of U.S. Central Command, and Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret.) (left, below) former NATO Supreme Allied Commander for Europe and Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Both are co-chairs of theContinue reading “Amplify: Op-Ed on Role of U.S. Foreign Aid in Fighting Extremism”

Amplify: Boko Haram’s Threat to Education in Nigeria

Here’s a piece Weintraub Communications helped place in The Hill Newspaper for Philip Obaji, Jr., a youth advocate for (our client) the Global Partnership for Education) and the founder and general coordinator for the 1 GAME Campaign, which promotes basic primary education for vulnerable children in Nigeria. He wrote: “During four days in late October, I was on a mission toContinue reading “Amplify: Boko Haram’s Threat to Education in Nigeria”

Amplify: NY Times Op-Ed on Impact of Ebola on Education in Sierra Leone

Chernor Bah, a former refugee from the civil war in Sierra Leone, is a youth advocate for (our client) the Global Partnership for Education and a co-founder of A World at School, published this piece in The New York Times last fall with help from Weintraub Communications. He wrote: “It made me realize that whatContinue reading “Amplify: NY Times Op-Ed on Impact of Ebola on Education in Sierra Leone”

Amplify: What Makes a Winning Op-Ed?

GETTING AN Op-Ed placed is no cinch anymore – if it ever was – particularly in the highest-profile daily papers and online outlets. There are fewer such papers than a generation ago and intense competition to get in them. (I’ve heard editors of some of the bigger national papers say they can get 75 toContinue reading “Amplify: What Makes a Winning Op-Ed?”