What is (or isn’t in) the President’s Budget?

May 23, 2017By WV AdvocacyCall to Action, Foreign Assistance 5 Comments

Today the Administration released its fully detailed proposed budget for FY 2018. In this greater than 1500 page budget directed at Congress, the President addresses ‘reprioritizing Federal spending so that it advances the safety and security of the American people’ along with ‘a moral commitment’ and ‘countering economic stagnation.’ Unfortunately, the budget also includes 32 … Read More

Conference Call Review: Analysis of the President’s FY18 Proposed Budget

March 23, 2017By WV AdvocacyCall to Action, Learn about Advocacy No Comments

If you missed the World Vision Advocacy Conference Call: Analysis of the President’s FY18 Proposed Budget earlier this week, you can listen to the recording below. https://www.uberconference.com/getmp3/AMIfv96PcWmQDGQ7JMepZbXOJBDdwPJFzcp2-9eElTjpuGdjVtfL83VzRKF7ZWXYsOpXVxDtW1l7ido4dqaaz7AqzeHoD373BEDURphvkb1vgOF66fopia5uB896_776m-NVoP90DViALriw2EDgshEo6Vf0LvNhTw.mp3 Recording Starts: Amanda Mootz, Advocacy Mobilization Specialist opens the call and introduces the issue — proposed cuts to U.S. foreign assistance; timestamp 04:10 On March 16, the President … Read More

Making the Next 33 Days Count

July 26, 2016By Amanda MootzCall to Action 1 Comment

Sign up for an in-district meeting with Congress Thirty-three days. Thirty-three is the number of voting days remaining in the 114th Congress – the time left for members of Congress to pass the Reach Act, fund programs to fight child labor, and pass a budget that protects the most vulnerable. The good news is, you … Read More