Celebrating May Successes

June 4, 2016By WV AdvocacyMaking History No Comments

Update: While this bill was technically presented in June, it was all of your work in May and the months before that undoubtedly helped make this happen! This morning the appropriations subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services presented their bipartisan bill for consideration. The bill includes $91.125 million for the International Labor Affairs Bureau, … Read More

Celebrating Your Advocacy for Moms and Children!

April 1, 2016By Lisa BosHealthy Moms and Kids, Making History No Comments

Engaging in advocacy isn’t always easy. It takes persistence and patience. New laws and policies can sometimes take years to get passed, which is why we need to celebrate when we have successes in our journey along the way.

A lot of you have been raising your voice on the Reach Every Mother and Child Act through meetings, emails and phone calls. This outreach to your Members of Congress has been incredible and it’s working!

Thank You, Advocates!

January 26, 2016By WV AdvocacyMaking History No Comments

This month we have spent time exploring advocacy – from its history in the Bible, to how a bill finally becomes a law. Throughout the whole process, I think it is obvious how important our advocates are ─ how important you are!

A Sincere Thank You

December 17, 2014By Lisa BosClean Water, Making History 1 Comment

Lisa Bos, World Vision’s senior policy adviser for health, education, and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), has been working on the other side of the Water for the World Act for the past three years– on Capitol Hill, in the halls of Congress. She knows everything that has gone into passing this bill and even … Read More