Since 2004, Caplan Communications has specialized in issues at the vanguard of today’s social and cultural concerns. Our mission has helped to shape powerful messages, educate stakeholders, and enlighten public opinion all while generating millions of audience impressions.
Our agency is comprised of former journalists, broadcasters and veteran media trainers who are experts in public policy, skilled at message development and proficient at securing influential earned media.
An independent 2021 analysis by Brown University into the role public relations influence on climate politics found:
- “the Environmental Movement’s engagement pattern with PR firms is dominated by Caplan Communications.”
- 96% of our work supports nonprofits in the environmental sector.
The study, “The role of public relations firms in climate change politics,” found that Caplan Communications which represents over 25% of all PR firm hirings in this sector.
Among our most distinguishing assignments, Caplan launched the “Save the EPA” campaign for the largest federal workers’ Union, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE). We defended the jobs of 9,000 scientists and engineers and the integrity of the agency for two years.
John O’Grady, president of the AFGE National Council of EPA Locals #238 said, “Without Caplan Communications, the EPA as we know it may not even exist today. AFGE Council 238 hired Caplan to assist in rapid response. The firm was also vital to encouraging former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to leave his position and fought strenuously for a stronger and better-funded EPA.”