Summer is the time to encourage your legislators to fight global poverty and influence the lives of kids around the world.
I recently had the chance for some face-to-face time with a member of the Congressional Management Foundation. This is an organization that speaks to Congress, but not in the advocacy sense. This bipartisan organization speaks to Congress and asks questions such as, “What works for you?,” “What gets your attention?”, and “What gets you to change your mind … Read More
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.
On February 13, World Vision supporters joined our advocacy conference call Hope for a World Without Hunger. Experts talked about the partnership between World Vision and the U.S. government to reduce global hunger and highlighted a simple way to encourage members of Congress to accelerate this progress! Listen to the call recording and read highlights … Read More
A young girl in Turkana County, Kenya, rejoices at the maize and USAID-provided vegetable oil available for her family through World Vision’s Food for Assets program. The program provides needed emergency food assistance for vulnerable families in Turkana County, while also helping the rural community sustainably increase agriculture productivity. There has been very little rain … Read More
Did you know? Over 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
We’ve talked about ways to contact your members of Congress. You can send them a letter via mail or email, call them, meet with them in person, write a letter to the editor, and even use social media. Today, contacting Congress just got easier, we are giving you the tools to use Facebook (a platform you … Read More
“Tell the American people what they did for me, and what they did for my family, and that without programs like this I don’t know where I would be.” –Lizamene, Haiti Each day the impact of your advocacy reaches people in need, including fragile contexts like in the country of Haiti. On October 17 World … Read More
Join us on Tuesday, October 17 at 12:00 pm PST | 3:00 pm EST for a conference call on reaching the most vulnerable people in areas affected by conflict, disaster, or violence. Hear first-hand from experts, ask your questions, and receive the latest updates from the field. By 2030, it is estimated that two-thirds of … Read More
In our conference call “Spotlight on Human Trafficking and Child Protection” we covered updates from the Hill, how World Vision approaches child protection, how current legislation can help end human trafficking, and what you can do to make a difference. If you missed it, no need to worry — we have the recording and highlights here … Read More