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 May Successes

June 4, 2016By WV AdvocacyLearn about Advocacy, News 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, 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!