House Passes Anti-Trafficking Bill!

July 13, 2017By Christina BradicCall to Action, News, Protecting Children 1 Comment

Yesterday afternoon, the House passed the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017 (TVPRA) without objection! Since the bill was introduced in April, advocates have continually reached out to their Representatives communicating the importance of this bill, especially for the more than 20 million people in the world who are trafficked and … Read More

Over, but Not Broken

December 12, 2016By Christina BradicForeign Assistance, News 1 Comment

On Saturday, Congress officially adjourned. You may have heard about this in the news in the context of, ‘This week Congress adjourned without doing… X.’ But behind the news headlines and media stories, behind the doors of Congress, there are people who represent you, who listen to you, working to get things done – and … Read More

July Thanks

July 22, 2016By WV AdvocacyLearn about Advocacy, News No Comments

This past month has been full of good news, and a lot of the credit goes to you. Your tireless effort to bring the needs of the poor to Congress’ attention has paid off in big ways, and we are grateful! On July 20th, President Obama signed the Global Food Security Act into law, which couldn’t … Read More

Celebrating Your Advocacy for Moms and Children!

April 1, 2016By Lisa BosHealthy Moms and Kids, News 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!