Speaking for Children at the G7

June 9, 2015By WV AdvocacyEvents No Comments

In May for the Global Week of Action, advocates from across the country sent a message to President Obama– “This year at the G7 summit, remember mothers and vulnerable children. Do not leave them off the post-2015 agenda.” This past weekend, ahead of the G7 summit, World Vision workers from eight international offices carried your … Read More

Our Favorite Quotes from the Justice Conference

June 8, 2015By WV AdvocacyEvents No Comments

This past weekend, our team was in the ‘Windy City’ at the Justice Conference. We co-hosted the Advocacy for Global Poverty pre-conference track and were honored to not only be surrounded by thought leaders in this area, but to also have the opportunity to meet so many people with the heart, passion, and willingness to … Read More

We Invite You to Travel With Us: Come and See

February 17, 2015By WV AdvocacyEvents No Comments

With the current escalation of conflict in Iraq and Syria, the July 2013 re-launching of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, and the summer 2014 conflict in Gaza, eyes are once again turned toward the Middle East. In the midst of all the horrific and heartbreaking news, many people ask, where is the good? Who are the people that are seeking to follow God’s call in the midst of such chaos? Where are the peacemakers? We know that it often feels like there are more questions than answers. And so we invite you. Come and see April 14-22.

We are Live, from D.C.!

March 13, 2014By WV AdvocacyClean Water, Events No Comments

 Today is day two of H2O:DC and we are going to Capitol Hill! Visit the blog throughout the day and follow us on Twitter for live updates as 165 advocates attend over 150 meetings- because we believe that the Water for the World Act should become law. You can support us by sending messages of … Read More

Special Delivery — We Need You!

December 5, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water, Events 9 Comments

In the Beyond 5 office, postcards are stacking up! We asked you to help us get the word out about the Water for the World Act and since then, nearly 3,000 emails have been sent to Congress simply because people like you took action. Over 130 people have ordered postcards or are using a personal online … Read More

Go BIG!

November 21, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water, Events 3 Comments

In case you missed it earlier this month, we announced some BIG news…and we want to make sure your chance to go to Washington, D.C., did not get lost in the abyss of your overcrowded inbox (we know it’s scary in there)! For the next two months, we’re going BIG for clean water, so that children under 5 can grow … Read More