Why should we advocate for children?
When you use your voice, legislators will listen. As the next generation of change-makers, we must ensure that our government officials hear our concerns and are prepared for the future. Contacting your congressional office is one way to foster high-impact change and be an advocate for a cause you deeply believe in. At Michigan, we advocate for the rights of children around the world and seek to maintain the mission of UNICEF USA in Ann Arbor and beyond.
The Borgen Project reports that it isn’t uncommon for a Congressperson to recognize a poverty-reduction bill after as few as seven calls from their constituents. In less than 30 seconds, you could change the course of a representative's agenda.