Who We Are
Barrales Public Affairs is a Boston-based government relations and strategic communications consulting firm led and managed by leaders of color each with over 20 years of expertise in national and local political organizing, strategic and crisis communications, and community engagement. Our team has a rich history of work as top aides for city, state, and federal public officials and agencies, and careers in the private and nonprofit sectors.
We’re proud to have created a public affairs agency in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that is founded and run by all executive-level professionals of color. Barrales Public Affairs offers specialized services to many of our top public and private industries, with an added focus of helping organizations reach the growing communities and influencers of color.
What We Do
We help organizations and individual clients connect and cultivate relationships with newsmakers, policymakers, influencers, civic and community leaders, and especially the growing Latinx and other communities of color. We achieve this through high-impact, results-driven strategies in government relations, grassroots advocacy and community engagement, strategic communications, crisis management, and ethnic marketing.
Whether you are a company seeking to reach your social responsibility goals with local leaders and community groups, a non-profit aiming to expand its financial support and membership, or an organization needing a reputation overhaul as a result of a crisis or during an expansion, Barrales Public Affairs will help you share your story and expand your presence before those who make the critical decisions that affect your business and to cultivate relationships with impactful and lasting results.