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Like many Americans, our Government Relations and Advocacy team watched anxiously as Congress worked to pass its omnibus spending bill, which they did just in time to avert a federal government shutdown. The bill is enormous, so it’s not surprising that many Members were unhappy with the final com ...
Nobody around here likes to accept to defeat. It’s partly how we’re wired—everyone I work with throws their body and soul into their work—but mostly because we know what a victory would have meant for the clients that IJM serves, and thousands like them.For the past two years, our Government ...
As we near the end of the year – and the end of the 113th Congress – I’m looking back over the work we’ve done and feeling awfully good about it. That might surprise you, given that the 113th has been roundly trashed by all sides of the political spectrum as being uncommonly ineffective. All ...
On the Government Relations & Advocacy (GRA) team at IJM, we are always interested in getting to know you and talking about how you can get involved in the fight to end slavery, but we realize that it might be nice for you to get to know our team, too! So, we’ll be doing a little blog series, ...