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State of the Union January 2020

Best of 2019 Every year, The Borgen Project selects one member from each team who went above and beyond in their work with the organization. This year, we asked eight team members, “What motivated you to go the extra mile?” Regional Director, Julian Mok  A strong force in the fight to end global poverty, Julian […]

State of the Union December 2019

Political Updates Great News! On December 3rd, the End Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Act (H.R. 3460) passed in the House of Representatives! But our work on this bill isn’t over. Now, let’s turn our attention to the Senate to get this legislation across the finish line. Let your Senators know the importance of scaling up […]

State of the Union November 2019

  Political Updates   Lobbying and Advocacy Efforts Total # of Lobbying Meetings in October: 65 Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2019: 696 Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2019: 775 Advocacy Emails Total # of Advocacy Emails in October: 5,917 Total # of Advocacy Emails in 2019: 90,754 Advocacy Emails Goal for 2019: 80,000 % […]

State of the Union October 2019

Political Updates   Lobbying and Advocacy Efforts Total # of Lobbying Meetings in September: 73 Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2019: 615 Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2019: 775 Advocacy Emails Total # of Advocacy Emails in September: 7,178 Total # of Advocacy Emails in 2019: 84,837 Advocacy Emails Goal for 2019: 80,000 % of […]

State of the Union September 2019

Political Updates Lobbying and Advocacy Efforts Total # of Lobbying Meetings in August: 86 Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2019: 443 Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2019: 775 Advocacy Emails Number of Advocacy Emails in August: 12,951 Advocacy Emails Goal for 2019: 80,000 % of Congress Emailed in August: 98% Congressional Office Meetings   Town […]

State of the Union August 2019

Political Updates Lobbying and Advocacy Efforts Total # of Lobbying Meetings in July: 109 Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2019: 334 Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2019: 775 Advocacy Emails Number of Advocacy Emails in July: 19,304 Advocacy Emails Goal for 2019: 80,000 % of Congress Emailed in July: 97% Congressional Office Meetings Political Affairs […]

State of the Union July 2019

Political Updates   Lobbying and Advocacy Efforts Total # of Lobbying Meetings in June: 36 Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2019: 225 Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2019: 775 Advocacy Emails Number of Advocacy Emails in June: 14,324 Advocacy Emails Goal for 2019: 80,000 % of Congress Emailed in June: 95% Congressional Office Meetings Town […]

State of the Union June 2019

Political Updates Three Poverty-Reducing Bills Pass in the House On Monday, May 20th, three poverty-reducing bills passed in the House of Representatives with the help of a bipartisan push from Committee of Foreign Affairs Chairman Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY-16) and Ranking Member Rep. McCaul (R-TX-10). Global Fragility Act – The Global Fragility Act would stabilize […]

State of the Union May 2019

Political Updates   Lobbying Efforts Total # of Lobbying Meetings in April: 32 Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2019: 108 Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2019: 775 Advocacy Emails Number of Advocacy Emails in April: 6,430 Advocacy Emails Goal for 2019: 80,000 % of Congress Emailed in April: 82% Congressional Office Meetings Political Affairs Team […]

State of the Union April 2019

WIN A ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY! Would you like to head to Washington, D.C. this May to lobby Congress with Clint Borgen and The Borgen Project’s Board of Directors? We will select one lucky winner to attend Congressional meetings and watch the magic happen firsthand. Eligibility Requirements: Any volunteer or intern who has met the following […]