The Blue Ox Story

Your Values.
Elevating your Issues.
Amplifying your Voice.
Telling your Story.

Minnesota is made great by people dedicated to coming together, solving problems, and moving forward. No matter the challenge, Minnesotans know that trusted relationships are key to making great things happen.

The face of the midwest is changing and leaders are emerging from diverse communities. New voices and energy are now part of the decision-making process. Relationships are more important than ever as people build their power to move their communities forward.

From public affairs to government relations to advocacy work, BLUE OX STRATEGIES has the relationships, experience, and leadership necessary to make great things happen for all communities. We take pride in our ability to strategically organize, communicate, and advocate. We will work with you to implement a plan that wins elections, advocate on behalf of your issues, and create awareness for your cause.

Our team has decades of experiences in public affairs, issues management, and political campaigns. We know your issues, we know your audience and we can help you to develop a winning strategy.

We’ve worked with fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, member-driven groups, labor unions, business associations, and campaigns on local, statewide and national level. In working with BLUE OX STRATEGIESyou will have a partner in progress.

Meet Corey Day

For the past eight years, Corey Day served as the Executive Director of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party. From fundraising to electing progressive leaders, the Minnesota DFL is noted as one of the strongest, well-funded, and best managed Democratic parties in the nation. From holding back red waves to making electoral history at both the state and national levels, Corey was at the center of building a state Democratic Party that has become the Midwest’s North Star.

With a background in managing campaigns, building coalitions, and grassroots organizing, Corey played a key role in this success. Corey is bringing this incredible wealth of experience to BLUE OX STRATEGIES.

Corey has worked coast-to-coast building strong relationships with influencers in progressive politics, noted corporate leaders and decision makers at local, state and national levels of government. From working for the mayor of Los Angeles to serving on multiple presidential campaigns, Corey has earned a reputation for his visionary leadership and ability to make resourceful decisions to reach ambitious goals.

Corey’s experiences include overseeing million dollar budgets; designing successful campaigns focused on grassroots; building lasting, valued relationships with activists, labor leaders, and elected officials; and inspiring the next generation of diverse leaders.

Through BLUE OX STRATEGIES, Corey will leverage his experience and work with clients as a partner in progress to make great things happen.

Our Services

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Multicultural Outreach

From bringing new voices into the political process that led to historical electoral gains in 2018, we’ve had the conversations that invite people into the process. We value relationships and the progressive gains that are made when all voices are heard.

Issue Management

Getting results is about knowing how to effectively reach your audience. Our focused strategies will tell your story to build and solidify supporter infrastructure.

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Grasstop Advocacy

We know how to best build relationships with key opinion leaders, community activists, and supporters to deliver your message in a way that produces results.

Field Management

Field programs win campaigns. We have extensive experience in best investing in boots-on-the-ground, paid phones, targeted mail, text messaging, and digital engagement to identify supporters, make personal connections, and turn them out when it matters most.

Coalition Building

Coalitions are not built overnight, but through years of building relationships. Through our relationships, we bring key stakeholders to the table to engage your most sought-after constituencies. We will build coalitions in a concerted effort on your behalf.

Guerrilla Campaigns

With the growth of social media and people getting information from a variety of sources, we know that sometimes embracing the unconventional, outside-the-box tactics is key when promoting issues, brands, or messages. Savvy campaigns can raise brand awareness with large audiences without a large investment in money.

Digital Outreach

If done correctly, social media platforms are a cost-effective way to reach targeted audiences. We know how to stay within a message frame and produce digital media that catches the attention of your target audiences, key advocates, and the media.

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Public Affairs & Media Outreach

Crafting a powerful message that members of the media and targeted audiences will connect with is vital. We have the relationships and know-how to get your message delivered through traditional and social media.

What Blue Ox Offers You

At BLUE OX STRATEGIES we understand that no two campaigns or issues are the same. We have a track record of proven success in campaigns, advocacy, public affairs, and outreach to diverse communities. We will use this experience to partner with you for success.

The team at BLUE OX STRATEGIES strives to keep a fresh perspective in all walks of life. We stay on top of local trends, pop culture, and what’s happening on the ground. With this awareness, we ensure we can facilitate meaning conversations  for our clients and their brands regardless the issue matter.

With our relationships and experience, you can always count on BLUE OX STRATEGIES to ensure your story is heard and for great things happen.

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