State of the Union October 2021

Political Updates

Lobbying and Advocacy Efforts

  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in September: 18
  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2021: 224
  • Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2021: 700

Advocacy Emails

  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in September: 9,982
  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in 2021: 147, 813
  • Advocacy Emails Goal for 2021: 330,000
  • % of Congress Emailed Year to Date: 100%

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


Regional Director, Aria Davis held a Living Room Summit to get the word out about our cause

Information Events

Political Affairs Team member, Kyla Foley, held a presentation about The Borgen Project


One-Mile Campaigns & Mobilizing

Political Affairs Team member, Melissa Rostran implemented her one-mile campaign in San Francisco, CA

Melissa created further materials for her outreach

Political Affairs Team member, Tim Lyons

Political Affairs Team member, Emily Osman

Political Affairs Team member, Suzy Ott implemented her one-mile campaign this past week in Montclair, NJ

Political Affairs Team member, Rahaf Albateni

Political Affairs Team member, Shannah Sacco implemented her one-mile campaign in Chicago, IL

HR Team member, Kirsta Rodriguez-McKee

Regional Director,
Paulina Jachimski

HR Team member, Pooja Patel

Political Affairs Team member, Tejas Das implemented his one-mile campaign in Annandale, VA

Political Affairs Team member, Will Gorringe

HR Team member, Miata Smith

Political Affairs Team member, Imaan Chaudhry











Letters to the Editor

Nonprofit Leadership Team

Content Team 

PR/Marketing Team 

Regional Directors and Advocates

Outreach & Mobilizing Materials

PR/Marketing Intern, Konya Bangura made a t-shirt with The Borgen Project logo and wore it at a neighborhood event in support of the organization.

Regional Director, Sreyas Yennampelli

Political Affairs Team member, Julia Haas


Political Affairs Team member, Sarah Nemshick held a Labor Day Weekend Mini-Flea Market

Content Team member, Anna Prafcke created these fantastic cards for her fundraiser

Political Affairs Team member, Sophie Morey hosted a fundraising event where all proceeds from her concession stand at a volleyball game at her school were donated to The Borgen Project!

Sophie’s concession stand prepped and ready to go!





The Borgen Project is now on TikTok! Give us a follow @theborgenproject.

Have an idea for a TikTok? Please email them [email protected].

@sophmorey#theborgenproject #reduceglobalpoverty @theborgenproject♬ FEEL THE GROOVE – Queens Road, Fabian Graetz

Political Affairs team member Sophie Morey


PR/Marketing Team member, Noor Esseili

PR/Marketing Team member, Ethan Chen

PR/Marketing Team member, Brooke Whipple

PR/Marketing Team member, Alexis LeBaron