From ending segregation to providing women with the right to vote, nearly every wrong ever righted in history was achieved through advocacy. The Borgen Project addresses the big picture. We operate at the political level advancing policies and programs that improve living conditions for those living on less than $1 per day.
HOW WE OPERATE
Advocate: We meet with U.S. Congressional leaders to secure support for crucial poverty-reducing legislation.
Mobilize: We mobilize people across the globe behind efforts to make poverty a political priority.
Educate: We teach basic advocacy skills that allow citizens to communicate with their government.
Issue Message: We build awareness of global issues and innovations in poverty-reduction through our online and community presence.