State of the Union December 2021

Wishing everyone at The Borgen Project a very happy holiday season and best wishes for the New Year.

You are welcome to take two weeks off from December 20th until January 3rd. Please let your manager know your plans.


Political Updates

Lobbying and Advocacy Efforts

  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in November: 47
  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2021: 303
  • Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2021: 700

Advocacy Emails

  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in November: 7,061
  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in 2021: 162,479
  • Advocacy Emails Goal for 2021: 330,000
  • % of Congress Emailed Year to Date: 100%

Congressional Office Meetings and Bird Dogging

Political Affairs Team member, Emiliano Rodriguez met with Zack Brown, the Defense Fellow from Representative James Cooper’s office (D-TN-5)

Political Affairs Team member, Aylin Avagyan met with Tony Tran, Representative Nanette Barragán’s Legislative Assistant (D-CA-44)

Political Affairs Team member, Jash Desai presented to his City Council last week

Updates from DC

Listen in to hear all of the latest updates from DC.


Congratulations to the following team members who have achieved Borgen Project Honors & Recognition

      • Chief Closer Award (raised $1,000 or more):  
        • Content Team: Jeramiah Jordan
        • PR/Marketing Team: Carlos Crawford
      • President’s Circle Award (Mobilized 50+ people):
        • Political Team: Kayla Armbruster, Jackson Lydon

Visit the Our Team Members page and read about success stories with our organization.

Getting the Word Out


Political Affairs Team member, Rylie Taylor held a swarm with her horse riding group

One-Mile Campaigns & Mobilizing

Political Affairs Team Members:

Malcolm Johnson

Kylie Dimario

Kyla Foley

HR Team Members:

Ana Casillas

Ana outside her Representative’s office

Anih Anyangwe

Fatou Kendrick

Jason Clingensmith

Liethes Ortiz

Daniel Umberger

Amelia Qasem

Nonprofit Leadership Team Members:

Charles Berg

Natalie Robinson

Alana Wilck

Mary Catherine Sperrazza

Letters to the Editor

Political Affairs Team

Content Team 

PR/Marketing Team 

Outreach & Mobilizing Materials

PR/Marketing Team member, Dominique Wyche  

PR/Marketing Team member, Marleisha Reid

HR Team member, Delaney Sears-Webb

Nonprofit Leadership Team member, Corinne Mwengwe




Political Affairs Team member, Kayla Armbruster held a garage sale and raised $225!

Regional Director, Selena Liu is getting creative for her fundraising campaign

Media Outreach



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Nonprofit Leadership Team member, Grisleda Pachuca’s reel on Instagram for finding your Congressperson

Griselda’s dog supporting the cause


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PR/Marketing Team member, Savanna Schwartz

PR/Marketing Team member, Rogelio Valdovinos