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!
On February 9 we asked if you would commit to taking a few minutes out of your day to call your members of Congress about the Global Food Security Act. We want to say, Thank you! In a single day, more than 250 calls were placed, reaching more than 100 members of Congress in over … Read More
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!
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
Today at 8:09 P.M. EST the United States Senate adjourned, and before they did, they passed the Water for the World Act! The bill will now go to President Obama’s desk and be signed into law. Congratulations to all of our amazing advocates. Without you, we know this would not have been possible. It has … Read More