Why U.S. Foreign Assistance Matters

March 7, 2017By WV AdvocacyForeign Assistance, Learn about Advocacy 2 Comments

Currently, U.S. foreign assistance is at risk of cuts between 30-40 percent. These cuts would not only be disproportionate, but they would also severely impact millions of people being helped by life-saving programs that are funded by U.S. foreign assistance. Many countries experience unparalleled suffering and loss of life due extreme poverty, disease, natural disasters, … Read More

17 Things to Read in 2017

January 10, 2017By Zoey WilsonLearn about Advocacy No Comments

It’s a new year, which means new opportunities to learn and advocate, so why not tie the two together and learn more about advocacy? We have compiled a list of 17 books, articles, and more to give you the opportunity to learn about advocacy, God’s call for justice, and issues that impact the global poor. Growing … Read More

Recap: Post-Election Conference Call

November 17, 2016By WV AdvocacyLearn about Advocacy 2 Comments

This week, World Vision Advocacy hosted a post-election conference call – What do the election results mean for World Vision programs, the type of work that we do, and our advocacy priorities moving forward? More than 100 people signed up to join the call. If you missed it, listen below! Recording begins at 2:25. Here … Read More

Six Tips to Advocate Socially

July 12, 2016By Zoey WilsonLearn about Advocacy No Comments

Many advocates want to increase their impact, but don’t know where to start. Doing more does not have to be overwhelming — there is an easy way to grow your impact at your fingertips! Use social media to engage your friends and family in advocacy and reach members of Congress in ways that emails and phone … Read More

10, 5, & 3

May 13, 2016By WV AdvocacyLearn about Advocacy 1 Comment

This week, we had the pleasure of hosting a conference call to talk about mobilizing around the Reach Every Mother and Child Act! We heard from director of government relations, Lisa Bos, policy associate, Aaron Brose, mobilization specialist, Amanda Mootz, and advocate, Ruthi Hanchett. Thank you to everyone who was able to call in, and for … Read More

Make Your Global Op-ed Local

February 29, 2016By WV AdvocacyLearn about Advocacy No Comments

By Christina Bradic and Beth Ann Saracco Advocacy can take many different forms. One of the easiest ways to advocate is to simply raise awareness of issues by speaking to others. Finding an audience is not always easy, but the good news is that your local newspaper has a section reserved just for you — the … Read More