State of the Union September 2022

Political Updates

Lobbying and Advocacy Efforts

  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in August: 38
  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2022: 368
  • Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2022: 300

Advocacy Emails

  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in August: 8,471
  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in 2022: 63,390
  • Advocacy Emails Goal for 2022: 200,000
  • % of Congress Emailed Year to Date: 96%

Congressional Office Meetings and Bird Dogging

The Borgen Project met with Senator Duckworth (D-IL), Senator Schumer (D-NY), Senator Hickenlooper (D-CO) and Senator Warnock’s (D-GA) offices.


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.

Letters to the Editor

Political Affairs Team

Nonprofit Leadership Team

HR Team 

PR/Marketing Team 

Getting the Word Out

One-Mile Campaigns & Mobilizing

Vincent Pandey of the NPL team completed his 1-mile campaign in the area around Representative Perlmutter’s office (D-CO-7)

Political Affairs Team member, Nina Gulbransen

Nonprofit Leadership Team member, Maddi Kalous

HR Team member, Kemmerly Chipongian

PR/Marketing Team member Gianna Bruno

Political Affairs Team member, Nina Gulbransen

Political Affairs Team member, Delmy Rodriguez

PR/Marketing Team member, Tara Boehringer

Nonprofit Leadership Team member, Isabella Peitz completing her 1-mile campaign in Representative Malliotakis’ district (R-NY-11)

Nonprofit Leadership Team member, Ellen Benson put up posters on the blocks in front of her Senator’s offices in downtown Milwaukee.

Political Affairs Team member, Henry Mitchell

Political Affairs Team member , Nina Gulbransen


PR/Marketing Team member, Sara Fikree


Political Affairs Team member Debra Thomas

Nonprofit Leadership Team, member, Aansh Raiyani


Political Affairs Team member, Larisa Lombardo

Media Outreach & Mobilizing Materials

Political Affairs Team member, Zachary Rousseau

Political Affairs Team member, Emma Benardete’s canine assistant supporting the cause!


A series of Memes by Political Affairs Team member, Asher Block



PR/Marketing Team member, Ayda Hailu


Two memes by HR Team member, Yusra Sohail



A series of TikToks created by John Rivera, PR/Marketing Team member

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PR/Marketing Team member Xiarui Zhang

Political Affairs Team member Rowshan Mahdiya Mizan, asking for support for Overseas Development Aasistance