You don’t need to be a professional lobbyist to make a difference. Here are four steps that will have you meeting with Congress in no time.
“Being willing to share your story and the stories of many people around the world is such a privilege and something you want to be a part of.”
Is emailing Congress effective? Learn the latest tricks to get your email to Congress to stand out. We will show you the power of personalizing your email!
As followers of Christ, we have unique tools and gifts at our disposal when we go to advocate on behalf of others. When you partner with the Holy Spirit when you advocate, you can expect great things. You can expect God to move.
Did you know? Nearly 90 percent of Congress publicly claims faith in Christ. This means that people of faith not only have significant influence with these leaders, but also an incredible opportunity to minister to them, connecting with their hearts as much as their minds. How do you do this? Through relational advocacy. Why It … Read More
The other week, my colleague Amanda shared with you five big reasons to meet with your member of Congress this summer about global poverty. You might be wondering: What will this meeting with my member of Congress look like? What will they say to me, and what will I need to say to them? Every … Read More
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
This September I celebrated my fourth anniversary at World Vision. Working on the Advocacy and Government Relations team for such a wonderful organization has been some of the most rewarding time of my D.C. career, which has now spanned almost 20 years! Sometimes people are surprised that World Vision has an office in Washington, D.C., … Read More
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
I just celebrated the start of my 17th year in Washington, D.C. Coming here in 1997 from a pretty small town in Michigan was a little scary, but I was a political junkie and where else do you go but D.C.? I have worked in the legislative/political world my entire career, spending years on Capitol … Read More