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We want to help you say it. Our “Use Your Voice” form is the perfect way for you to start a conversation with your members of Congress – about anything.
I recently had the chance for some face-to-face time with a member of the Congressional Management Foundation. This is an organization that speaks to Congress, but not in the advocacy sense. This bipartisan organization speaks to Congress and asks questions such as, “What works for you?,” “What gets your attention?”, and “What gets you to change your mind … Read More
We are fortunate to live in a world where there are so many ways to show love. I have three nieces and a nephew that live nearby, and ever since they were tiny my heart swells at the hugs, the screams of excitement when I ring the doorbell, and when they choose to cuddle up … Read More
The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love. – Galatians 5:6 Last week the World Vision advocacy team was privileged to witness 60 advocates put faith into action on Capitol Hill. People flew in from 16 states to meet for two days at our Pastor and Influencer Advocacy Summit. The summit started … Read More
This day should be marked as a day of significance. A day when it was once again proven that every voice, action, and prayer – no matter how small, can make a difference. We realize that we, as World Vision’s advocacy team, are some of the biggest proponents of speaking out and using your voice. … Read More
For Susan Otieno there came a day when she said, the time is now. The time is now to lift myself up. The time is now to fight for my children. The time is now to challenge harmful cultural traditions. On November 1, 2011, Susan’s husband passed away. Susan has two daughters and a son. … Read More
Despite incredible progress in preventing child death, one million children still take their first and last breath on the day they are born. Money for foreign assistance programs—including for maternal and child health programs, have directly translated to lives saved over the past 25 years. Since 1990, with the help of U.S. foreign assistance, the … Read More
Even if you are familiar with the basics of foreign assistance, here are ten things you may not know – ten reasons to urge Congress to preserve this critical funding. During Hurricane Katrina, 95 countries offered foreign assistance to the United States, and this number increases to more than 150 if you include offers of medical … Read More
Last week we shared how budget cuts could lead to a dramatic reduction in foreign assistance, depending on decisions that Congress makes over the upcoming week or so. On Monday, release of the President’s budget request reignited conversations about protecting critical accounts. But, these are not the decisions Congress is making right now, though they … Read More