Movement-driven strategic communications

Media placement:

We’ll work with you to deliver hits on TV, radio, print, and online.

Content creation:

Got too much to do and need to get that press release out the door? Let us help! We can draft press releases, talking points, internal communications and social media posts, allowing you to focus on getting your work done.

Atkins Strategies is a creative, dynamic, mission-driven strategic communications firm that helps progressive organizations and campaigns meet their objectives through effective communications strategies. Our services include public relations, content creation, empowering organizations through staff training, and helping to navigate clients through times of crisis. Our goal? To build progressive power. Let’s work together.

Our Founder and Principal

Dante AtkinsDante Atkins is a public relations, communications, and qualitative research professional based in Washington, DC. Dante has over 15 years’ experience in strategic communications and consulting for campaigns, nonprofits, unions, government, and the private sector. Dante has served as a campaign manager and communications staffer for campaigns ranging from small city council races to statewide campaigns in California, and worked for over three years on the Hill as a Press Secretary and Communications Director for senior Democratic Congressman John Garamendi of California. Dante is an experienced qualitative researcher for political and nonprofit clients, as well as ethically responsible private sector businesses. He has over a decade of experience in qualitative research of all formats, including focus groups, gang sessions, individual depth interviews, and ethnographic research.

Dante’s political, nonprofit, and private-sector clients have included:

  • Better World Group
  • Buttonsmith, Inc.
  • Consumer Watchdog
  • Courage Campaign
  • Covered California (California’s official health benefits exchange)
  • Dentsu Macromill Insights
  • Friends of the San Gabriel Valley National Monument
  • Honda
  • Los Angeles County Democratic Party
  • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
  • NextGen Climate
  • Nielsen Research
  • San Diego County Democratic Party
  • Speaker Emeritus John A. Pérez of California
  • Toyota
  • Vangie Williams for Congress

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