State of the Union June 2022

Political Updates

Lobbying and Advocacy Efforts

  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in May: 40
  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2022: 181
  • Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2022: 300

Advocacy Emails

  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in May: 6,419
  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in 2022: 29,737
  • Advocacy Emails Goal for 2022: 200,000
  • % of Congress Emailed Year to Date: 95%

Congressional Office Meetings and Bird Dogging

Amy Pettigrew – Senior Program Manager, Abdullah Ibrahimzada – Program Manager and Sarah Kuhns – Political Affairs Team Member met with Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s (D-WI-04) Senior Legislative Assistant, Izmira Aitch about the International Affairs Budget, Girls LEAD Act and Keeping Girls in School Act. Rep. Moore is a strong supporter of the International Affairs Budget!


Updates from DC

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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

PR/Marketing Team member, Emmanuel Kwizera postering in Rwanda

Nonprofit Leadership Team member, Sammifay Hunter

PR/Marketing Team member, Nicholas Downing

Political Affairs Team member, Christopher Lauria in Freehold, NJ

Christopher actually did two one-mile campaigns, here is a photo of his in Newark, NJ

PR/Marketing Team member, Xiarui Zhang







Letters to the Editor

Political Affairs Team

PR/Marketing Team 

Outreach & Mobilizing Materials

PR/Marketing Team member, Kali Thomas

Regional Director, Sreyas Yennampelli

HR Team member, Cassandra Christiansen



Nonprofit Leadership Team member, Catherine Lico had a bake sale



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Political Affairs Team member, Casey Cockrell

PR/Marketing Team member, Xiarui Zhang

Political Affairs Team member, John Murphy

PR/Marketing Team member, Xiarui Zhang