Even if you are familiar with the basics of foreign assistance – also called foreign aid or development assistance – here are ten things you may not know.
Author: Christina Bradic
7 questions to ask your candidate before you vote
You have the power to refocus the conversation toward the things that genuinely matter — issues that will be affected by decisions in the next two to four years.
How to push the ‘What Ifs’ away!
Read answers to questions we often receive when someone is hesitating to take action. See why it’s always a good idea to contact your elected officials!
The Power of Personalizing an Email
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!
Ten things you may not know about foreign assistance
Even if you are familiar with the basics of foreign assistance, here are ten things you may not know – ten reasons to urge Congress to preserve this critical funding. During Hurricane Katrina, 95 countries offered foreign assistance to the United States, and this number increases to more than 150 if you include offers of medical … Read More
What I Learned at the Congressional Prayer Breakfast
On Tuesday, October 2, following World Vision’s Day of Prayer, World Vision US partnered with Food for the Hungry, Catholic Relief Services, and Christian Connections for International Health to bring together a bipartisan group of members of Congress, government officials, and pastors, to pray for mothers and children around the globe. The event was opened … Read More
House Passes Anti-Trafficking Bill!
Yesterday afternoon, the House passed the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017 (TVPRA) without objection! Since the bill was introduced in April, advocates have continually reached out to their Representatives communicating the importance of this bill, especially for the more than 20 million people in the world who are trafficked and … Read More
Talking to Congress – Via Your Local Newspaper
In March, an advocate in Chicago caught the attention of her senators and representative when she publicly called out her members of Congress in The Chicago Tribune. Last week an advocate who is disheartened by the situation in Syria turned the crisis into an opportunity to raise awareness and publicly speak to her senators in the North Jersey section … Read More
Celebrating World Health Worker Week
April 2-8 is World Health Workers Week. Celebrating health workers goes beyond doctors and nurses – there is a whole community of workers and volunteers around the globe who are critical to reaching people in the hardest to reach places. Last summer in Kenya I was a part of a group visiting the county’s health … Read More
Talking to Congress – Let’s Talk Emails
Emails are easy. You can write one from just about anywhere using your phone or computer. They can be as long or as short as you would like, you can take your time to draft one, and you can send it anytime of the day (or night). On the other hand, our inboxes can be … Read More