Speak out for vulnerable and impoverished children
. Send a message to your members of Congress and/or the President by using our online action form. Simply enter your information and send the message to your elected officials from this site. Visit the action center to see all of the issues that you can act on.
|From the AIDS epidemic and child exploitation, to extreme poverty and armed conflicts, children around the world need you to advocate for their protection and well-being. "A Citizen's Guide to Advocacy" provides the basic tools and training you will need to get started.|
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World Vision ACT:S is our college activism network. ACT:S is committed to:
- Exploring what our faith says about poverty and injustice
- Using creative activism to bring issues to life and change hearts on campus
- Using our voices to advocate for and end to poverty, injustice, and human suffering
The biblical book of Acts is the inspiration and foundation for our campus activism. If you are a college students or young adult, or know students or young people who are passionate about advocacy for the poor, check out World Vision ACT:s today.
By partaking in a simple meal with your community and reading stories that depict the realities of hunger, participants experience hunger and then respond by donating one meal and advocating for increased food assistance for hungry people around the world. Consider hosting a Broken Bread Poverty Meal for your friends or church community.
Learn how to advocate for children and families hard hit by poverty, hunger and injustice. Ending global poverty and injustice begins with education: recognizing the extent and causes of poverty, comprehending its effect on human dignity, and realizing our connection with those in need around the world. Use these resources to explore issues such as child labor, justice, poverty, international development, debt relief, AIDS, hunger and more. Resources available for grades 1-12 and also adults.
What is advocacy? Why is advocacy important? What is public policy? What is lobbying?
Advocacy does make a difference. See some of the ways we have promoted change, for the better, with your help.
Request a World Vision speaker for your advocacy / awareness event. Our leading experts are available to speak at your next event on topics that will inspire and motivate your audience.