State of the Union May 2021

Political Updates

Lobbying and Advocacy Efforts

  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in April: 38
  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2021: 101
  • Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2021: 700

Advocacy Emails

  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in April: 15,018
  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in 2021: 69,418
  • Advocacy Emails Goal for 2021: 330,000
  • % of Congress Emailed Year to Date: 100%

Congressional Office Meetings 

Regional Director, Jesus Quinones, attended a coffee with constituents with Rep. Eskamani

Regional Director, Javid Javadikhomami, bird-dogged Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA)

Kim Thelwell, Alyssa Alvarez, Chloe Webster, Clare Dumler, Emre Kantarci, Gabriel Ratner, Kieran Graulich, Skyla Chiorando, Seth Morer, Sydney Zaremba, Paige McDonald, and Aidan Shor meet with Sachin Mathur, Senator Gillibrand’s Legislative Correspondent in April



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


Political Affairs Team member, Olivia Potthast, hosted a living room summit

Political Affairs Team member, Ariana Salcedo, hosted a swarm

HR Team member, Biani Benitez, hosted a swarm

Political Affairs Team member, Aria Davis, hosted a swarm



Information Events

Regional Director, Alexa Blake Sinclair, presented to her class about her position and shared a link with the class for volunteer and internship opportunities


One-Mile Campaigns & Mobilizing

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HR Team member, Kristie Ortiz