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DIGITAL JOURNAL

May 11, 2022

Sole Strategies on Why Local Elections are the True Engine Behind American Politics

Sole Strategies believes more people — especially aspiring politicians — need to know that local elections are the true engine behind American politics.

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INSIDER

May 6, 2022

Online communities mobilized after the Roe leak, saying they are not just pro-choice, but 'pro-abortion'

When the news broke that Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling for abortion rights, could be overturned, TikTok and Twitter erupted.

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PR NEWS ONLINE

May 4, 2022

Explaining Decisions on Russia: Begin with Why and Don’t Over-Communicate

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YAHOO

April 26, 2022

Podcast: The Fragility of Women's Rights after Roe v. Wade

Social Strategist Amani Wells-Onyioha Discusses the fragility of women’s Rights Even After Roe v. Wade With Qamar Zaman on Subject Matter Experts

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MARKET WATCH

April 25, 2022

Press Release: Social Strategist Amani Wells-Onyioha Discusses the fragility of women's Rights Even After Roe v. Wade

With abortion banned after 4 weeks, often before many women realize they're pregnant, the bills are yet another attack on reproductive rights and health.

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NTD NEWS

April 26, 2022

The Russia-Ukraine War

Analyst Questions Effectiveness of Biden’s $800 Million Ukraine Aid Amid Russian Ambitions

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SOCIAL MEDIA MONTHLY

March 17, 2022

Sole Strategies’ Founder on What Makes a Strong Brand

Your brand is so much more than a logo. It incorporates your messaging, campaign slogan, images, colors, and social media content to deliver a holistic experience.

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ON BRAND PODCAST

April 25, 2022

Podcast: Lessons from Political Brands with Zee Cohen-Sanchez

Zee discusses what personal brands and organizational brands can learn from political brands, on the On Brand podcast.

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MILITARY FAMILIES MAG

March 10, 2022

War, a refugee crisis and sudden deployments: How to talk to children about what’s happening in Ukraine

ow should parents ― especially deployable parents in the military ― talk with children about war in Ukraine and Russia?

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KRHD NEWS

March 8, 2022

KRHD News: Voter Turnout

Amani comments on voter turnout and suppression in Texas.

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LIBERAL OC

March 11, 2022

How Teens Can Educate Themselves and Get Involved in Political Issues

Today’s youth are extremely politically aware. So many activated teenagers and college-level kids care deeply about the issues we’re facing. I’m excited to see what will come from this generation.

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FOX SOUL

February 2022

Business of Being Black with Tammi: Filibuster

Tammi and her guests will discuss the senate filibuster and if it should be eliminated. Plus, a lot more.

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SUPERCREATOR

February 25, 2022

In conversation with Amani Wells-Onyioha

The 28-year-old political organizer on Texas politics, progressive values and more. Plus: Biden speaks on US-Russia relations a day after Putin’s invasion.

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LA WEEKLY

February 16, 2022

Top 25 CEOs and Founders

These professionals must also possess the foresight, business acumen, and emotional intelligence necessary to operate companies that are able to remain resilient in the face of adversity while also continuing to deliver valuable products and services to their customers.

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ODYSSEY

January 31, 2022

Sole Strategies Is Inspiring A New Wave Of Activism: Both Politically and Professionally

Companies such as Sole Strategies are forming to help people run grassroots campaigns, giving them incumbent-level results without the backing of big business.

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SEATTLE GAY NEWS

January 18, 2022

Podcast: Sole Strategies in Radio SGN

Radio SGN features Zee Cohen-Sanchez and Amani Wells Onyioha to talk about politics, capitalism, identities, and much more.

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CALIFORNIA BUSINESS JOURNAL

January 14, 2022

Sole Strategies Is Reinventing The Wheel Of Political Campaigning

In an industry dominated by consultants, Sole Strategies stands apart: Traditionally, political consultants earn money proffering advice on campaign techniques such as raising funds or creating a website.

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LOS ANGELES WIRE

January 13, 2022

​​The Future of Campaigning Is Progressive: Sole Strategies is Paving The Way Forward

“Political campaign” may evoke cliches of smoke-filled back rooms, but the young founders of Sole Strategies have a very different vision: a progressive, one-stop shop that creates powerful movements, one “sole” at a time.

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PORTLAND NEWS

January 12, 2022

Self-Starting in the Age of Covid

Although field operations is a year-round activity, uncertainty surrounding Covid created a dry period. Cohen-Sanchez compensated by serving more organizations and nonprofits. As the cycle normalized, Sole Strategies refined its strategy.

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USA WIRE

December 13, 2021

How Zee Cohen-Sanchez Started a Business Unlike Anything in Politics

Sole Strategies came from her aspiration to elevate working class voices, becoming the first people-powered political activist organization, with a novel twist on grassroots campaigning.

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US REPORTER

December 13, 2021

Why Our Government Must be More Representative of America’s Communities

America is more diverse than ever, and people want to see someone who looks and sounds like them enacting laws and acting as their voice when it counts.

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LEAN TO THE LEFT PODCAST

December 8, 2021

Podcast: Two Fearless Women in Politics

In this episode of The Lean to the Left Podcast, we to talk with a couple of young progressives who are cracking that glass ceiling, and they've got a lot to say.

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AUTHORITY MAGAZINE

November 28, 2021

Female Disruptors: Amani Wells-Oniyoha of Sole Strategies On The Three Things You Need To Shake Up Your Industry

"The work we do isn’t easy, but I do believe it’s my calling and there is nothing else I would rather be doing."

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AUTHORITY MAGAZINE

November 23, 2021

Zee of Sole Strategies: Five Things I Learned As A Twenty-Something Founder

Learning how to be a good leader. There isn’t a guide on how to do it right. So you have to listen to your gut and your team to make decisions-and you won’t always be right, so you have to learn and grow as you go.

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DIVINE MAGAZINE

November 18, 2021

How Two Women Decided to Go for It and Change the Face of Campaign Politics

Sole Strategies Founder Zee Cohen-Sanchez and Operations Director Amani Wells-Onyioha took a spark of inspiration from gross injustices in America’s political system and fanned that into a flame of action.

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WESTSIDE GAZETTE

November 10, 2021

Broken Promises and Failure to Recognize Black Press, Democrats Face Losing its Long-standing Black Voter Base

“This further proves how Democrats use the Black community to win, and they aren’t dedicated to cultivating real relationships within the community."

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WASHINGTON INFORMER

November 10, 2021

Democrats Face Prospect of Losing Long-Standing Black Voter Base

"Each cycle, after the elections are completed, those promises are packed up and saved for the next term with politicians fulfilling none of them,” Wells-Onyioha said.

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THE SKANNER

November 8, 2021

Broken Promises and Failure to Recognize Black Press, Democrats Face Losing Its Long-standing Black Voter Base

The party’s mostly convoluted messaging on immigration, and critical race theory have also turned voters off, according to numerous individuals interviewed.

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GREATER DIVERSITY NEWS

November 8, 2021

Broken Promises and Failure to Recognize Black Press, Democrats Face Losing Its Long-standing Black Voter Base

The catastrophic election night losses by Democrats – particularly in Virginia – can be traced to the party’s leaders’ failure at the federal level to pass meaningful legislation.

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NEW YORK AMSTERDAM NEWS

November 8, 2021

Broken promises and failure to recognize Black Press, democrats face losing its long-standing Black voter base

After failed promises on major legislation to protect African American citizens and voters, Democrats find themselves on the receiving end of the ire of the Black community.

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FUTURE SHARKS

November 6, 2021

Women Leading the Way by Reforming Campaign Strategy

“As Sole’s leader,” Cohen-Sanchez says, “I want people to feel they’re truly growing as a team and as individuals.

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THRIVE GLOBAL

June 16, 2021

Amani Wells-Onyioha is Passionate About Progressive Reform

Amani joined the political start-up with the goal of harnessing that passion to disrupt the system and make changes in the world around her.