The Current

Advocacy News + Updates

February 6, 2019

As someone who has been an advocate in the human rights field for more than thirty years, the one constant I count on is the unpredictable nature of working with Congress.  2019 began with a massive challenge for those of us advocating with the government: the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, which just recently ended.

Nate King
November 1, 2018

The game has changed. The landscape of influencing Congress is evolving and as advocates with a message that impacts millions lives around the world, we must adapt our tactics to make sure we’re heard.

August 15, 2018

By Joash Thomas, Regional Mobilization Manager, Southeast

At IJM, we believe that prayer is the starting point for the work of justice. As we seek justice on behalf of the poor and oppressed, we turn to God to ask for his help with work that can seem daunting. Around the world, IJM prayer partners and prayer communities comes together to enter in to the work of prayer as we press forward in areas of great darkness and serve those in need of rescue and restoration.