State of the Union January 2019


Political Updates


Lobbying Efforts

  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in December: 11
  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2018: 774
  • Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2018: 560

Advocacy Emails

  • Number of Advocacy Emails in December: 2,683
  • Advocacy Emails Goal for 2018: 100,000
  • % of Congress Emailed in December: 98%

Warren’s Address

Listen to the latest from Warren about the goings-on in D.C.


Content Team Updates

Our website traffic continued to grow. December 2018 saw 61% more users visiting the site than in December 2017.

Professional Development Help

We are pleased to offer professional development help to our interns. To find out more go to:



Congratulations to the following team members that have achieved Borgen Project Honors & Recognition in December.

      • Leader Board Award (raised $4,000 or more): Julia Torres, HR Team
      •  Chief Closer Award (raised $1000 or more): Mary Spindler, Content Team

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


Getting the Word Out

PR Team Member Elise El Nouchi took to the streets of Paris, France for her One-Mile Campaign. Head over to our Instagram to see how it went.

PR Team member Ramon Polo pictured ready to hand-out fliers for his One-Mile Campaign.

Letters to the Editor

Mary Spindler, Content Team, in Columbia Daily Tribune: Fight poverty, not immigrants

Getting the Word Out

The Borgen Project was mentioned in a Newsweek piece about the travel ban: Can I travel to North Korea? U.S. to review travel ban despite no progress in nuclear talks.

Outreach & Mobilizing Materials

Political Affairs Team member Alex Lutton created business cards to hand out while fundraising and mobilizing members of his community.


PR Team member Elise El Nouchi PR held a bake sale and successfully fundraised $430!

Content Team member Aleksandra Sirakova held a Christmas bake sale for her fundraising campaign, which featured a spread of tasty treats.


Did you know that The Borgen Project has an Instagram? Make sure to click the follow button to be in the loop.


PR Team member Ramon Polo calls on Congressman Devin Nunes (R – CA – 22nd) to support the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act.