State of the Union February 2023

Political Updates

Lobbying and Advocacy Efforts

  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in January: 45
  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2023: 45
  • Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2023: 405

Advocacy Emails

  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in January: 2,912
  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in 2023: 2,912
  • Advocacy Emails Goal for 2023: 115,000
  • % of Congress Emailed Year to Date: 53%

Congressional Office Meetings and Bird Dogging

Amy Pettigrew and our team members met with Senator Ron Johnson’s Legislative Aide, Danuta Pereira. (R-WI)

Meeting with Peter Engel, Senator Tina Smith’s Legislative Aide (D-MN).

Meeting with Senator Padilla’s Legislative Correspondent, Edward Adutwum. (D-CA)

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

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

Getting the Word Out

One-Mile Campaigns & Mobilizing

HR Team member, Brice Riddell

Political Affairs Team member, Sharan Guria completed their 1-mile campaign from Deansgate to Northern Quarter, which includes the Piccadilly transportation hub.

HR Team member, Emily Drake in New Zealand completed her one mile campaign to spark the general public’s interest.

HR Team member, Justine Kuhnle


Letters to the Editor

Political Affairs Team

Nonprofit Leadership Team


Outreach & Mobilizing Materials

Content Team member, Emma He

Regional Director, Mary Kate Gruening

Political Affairs Team member, Chesapeake Dowdy


HR Team member Ashley Piscuc painted these beautiful pieces of art for her fundraiser



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