House passes anti-trafficking bill!

July 13, 2017By Christina BradicAct, Making History, Protecting Children No Comments

Yesterday afternoon, the House passed the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017 (TVPRA) without objection! Since the bill was introduced in April, advocates have continually reached out to their Representatives communicating the importance of this bill, especially for the more than 20 million people in the world who are trafficked and … Read More

Over, but Not Broken

December 12, 2016By Christina BradicForeign Assistance, Making History 1 Comment

On Saturday, Congress officially adjourned. You may have heard about this in the news in the context of, ‘This week Congress adjourned without doing… X.’ But behind the news headlines and media stories, behind the doors of Congress, there are people who represent you, who listen to you, working to get things done – and … Read More

What You Accomplished in August

September 2, 2016By WV AdvocacyMaking History No Comments

August has been a busy month and once again we are inspired by your persistence and passion for advocacy issues. You have contacted Congress nearly 200 times. In these emails, phone calls, and social posts, you have brought awareness to issues of maternal and child health, humanitarian aid for refugees, and ending child labor. So, … Read More

July Thanks

July 22, 2016By WV AdvocacyMaking History No Comments

This past month has been full of good news, and a lot of the credit goes to you. Your tireless effort to bring the needs of the poor to Congress’ attention has paid off in big ways, and we are grateful! On July 20th, President Obama signed the Global Food Security Act into law, which couldn’t … Read More

Celebrating May Successes

June 4, 2016By WV AdvocacyMaking History No Comments

Update: While this bill was technically presented in June, it was all of your work in May and the months before that undoubtedly helped make this happen! This morning the appropriations subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services presented their bipartisan bill for consideration. The bill includes $91.125 million for the International Labor Affairs Bureau, … Read More