State of the Union February 2024


Political Updates

Lobbying and Advocacy Efforts

  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in Janaury: 32
  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2024: 32
  • Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2024: 390

Advocacy Emails

  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in January: 4,552
  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in 2024: 4,552
  • Advocacy Emails Goal for 2024: 84,000
  • % of Congress Emailed Year to Date: 65%

Congressional Office Meetings and Bird Dogging

Senior Program Manager Amy Jenkins, Boyana Nikolova and Samantha Morales met with Representative Crow’s [(D-CO-6) Senior Legislative Assistant, Mackenzie Fallt.

Senior Program Manager Amy Jenkins and Kylie Burgel met with Drew Martineau, Senator Brown’s (D-OH) Legislative Assistant.

Senior Program Manager Amy Jenkins, Alex Li and Amman Alkayal met with Senator Warren’s (D-MA) Legislative Correspondent, Nikhil Srinivasan.

Jenkin (Santos) Yuen had a lobbying meeting with MP Chrystia Freeland’s Constituency Manager (Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister)

Regional Director Lucrezia Gentili held a lobbying meeting with MP Stephen Timms (Labour, East Ham)

Political Affairs Team member, Diya Thomas met with her MP, Annelise Dodds (Labour and Co-operative, Oxford East)


Updates from DC

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Getting the Word Out


PR/Marketing Team member Francis Nwobodo in the UK mobilizing the community


Information Events

Political Affairs Team member Swalha Ali Abdulcadir tabling an event to mobilize in the UK

Political Affairs Team member Robert Hill presented to 2 classes in Georgia


One-Mile Campaigns

Political Affairs Team members:

Eleanor Anderson in Minnesota

Alejandra Contreras in Downtown LA

Norhan Abdelaziz in Sevenoaks, Kent, UK

Natalie Bookout completed her 1 mile campaign in Charlotte, NC

Yi Nian Mercedes Cheung in County Durham, UK

Rosmond Thomas, New York, NY

Akhil Ponnam completed his campaign in VA

Martha Ross-Smith completed her campaign in Hitchin, UK

Amy Stoneman completed her campaign in Newcastle, UK

Parth Nikalje completed the campaign in Bristol, UK




PR/Marketing Team:

Bianka Nemesova

Amelia Beuscher hanging posters at her college campus

Nonprofit Leadership Team:

Dawson Schatz completed his campaign around the local office of Representative Peters

Madelyn Snyder




Outreach & Mobilizing Materials


Political Affairs Team member Anisa Rashid created this infographic to share around her university campus

PR/Marketing Team member Lila Russell is focusing on The MINDS Act

PR/Marketing Team member Anna Barbour has done an amazing job on her outreach materials for The SAFE Act

PR/Marketing Team member Brianna Boen in support of The SAFE Act

Political Affairs Team member Piper Treacy

Nonprofit Leadership Team member Yijun Ni

Nonprofit Leadership Team member Udita Das created this great photo for her outreach

Content Team member, Arman Ahmed

Content Team member Abraham Ikongshul


Content Team member, Sam Waterkeyn cycled from London to Land’s End over the course of 5 days. Same rode over 300 miles and raise £500.

Political Affairs Team member Olivia Shipman completed a winter swim fundraiser in the UK – very brave! 🥶

PR/Marketing Team member Lila Russell started her fundraising campaign with a bang!



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Political Team

Camila Tinjaca Pino

Benjamin Luu

Bisrat Muluneh

Jack Evans

Olivia Shipman

PR/Marketing Team

Amelia Beuscher

Anna Barbour

Brianna Boen

Lila Russell

Gabriel Seriki