The Wright Group is a government relations consulting firm fundamentally committed to providing our clients a bridge to policy makers and resources that will significantly foster their ability to achieve their budgetary and legislative goals. We connect our clients to the tools and resources they need to strengthen and grow the delivery of services to under-served communities throughout New York City and New York State. blue box

beth_rasin_resizedAs a front-line social change organization, PowerPlay NYC has invaluable expertise to share with policy makers, and unique programming to offer to underserved youth. TWG creates opportunities for PowerPlay to share that expertise so that policy outcomes meet the real needs of the people we serve. TWG also made it possible for PowerPlay to expand its programming by introducing us to city leaders who are enthusiastic about supporting our programming. – Beth Rasin, Executive Director Emeritus, PowerPlay NYC.

raun_rasmussen_resizedIt’s The Wright Group’s commitment to the people who are the beneficiaries of our programs, and to our core mission, that makes them such a valuable partner. They have helped us to communicate a clear message to policy makers which has resulted in support for our initiatives.” – Raun Rasmussen, Executive Director, Legal Services NYC.

“The Wright Group’s in-depth understanding of major governmental initiatives has helped us tailor our programs so that they work in concert with broader social policies. Working collectively we are having a greater impact.” – David Freudenthal, Director of Government Relations, Carnegie Hall.

A SAUTI YETU CASE STUDY

Background

The Wright Group’s pro bono client, the Sauti Yetu Center for African Women and Children, provides culturally competent services to low-income families in African-immigrant communities. Their case managers are fluent in over 20 languages.

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October 2015- The Wright Group host Legislative Training Session on Policies and Procedures with The New York Lawyers for Public Interest

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On Sunday June 17, 2013, thousands marched silently down Fifth Avenue from 110th Street to protest the Police Departments stop and frisk policies. In attendance were protesters from Civil Rights groups and activists in an effort to bring awareness to the defiance of “Stop and Frisk” tactics employed by city police.

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On Friday March 22, 2013 the Staten Island NFP Association hosted its Third Annual Staten Island not-for-profit Conference. Along with other panelists. John Wright spoke on the topic “The 2013 Election- A Changed City Government”. John provided insight on the anticipated change in government.