Fall Advocacy Launch Webinar: Learn about how we define advocacy for PIH Engage, the network goals for this year, and a snapshot of what your semester might look like as an advocacy lead! Download the slides here.

Spring Advocacy Kickoff Webinar: The end of 2015 resulted in a disappointing federal global health budget for Fiscal Year 2016. This means we have to ramp up our efforts to get funding up to stable levels for Fiscal Year 2017 and beyond. Here we discuss our updated strategy to make this happen. Slides available here!

Meeting with Congress Webinar: Learn how to have a successful meeting with your Senators and Representative this fall. Review talking points on our current appropriations campaign, what to expect at the meeting, and how to follow up and move your members of Congress up the global health champion ladder! Download the slides here

Spring 2016 Congressional Asks: Review our asks for Congress for the FY 2017 budget on HIV/AIDS and TB programs.

PEPFAR, Global Fund, and TB One-Pager: Learn about the importance of these global health programs and why now is an important time to be fighting for increased AIDS and TB funding.

Congressional Visit Leave-Behind: Print and bring this to your meetings with Congress, and leave a copy or copies for the staffer(s) you meet with! The leave-behind include background information about the AIDS and TB epidemics, what Congress can do, and our specific funding level requests for FY17.

FY17 Senate PEPFAR and Global Fund Dear Colleague Letter: A letter authored by Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Chris Coons (D-DE) supporting FY17 funding levels for PEPFAR and the Global Fund. Ask your Senators to sign on to this letter! 

  • Closed for sign-ons on March 15th - Final signers below:

Signers for FY17 Senate PEPFAR & GFATM letter:Chris Coons (D-DE), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Barbara Boxer(D-CA), Richard Burr (R-NC), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Michael B. Enzi (R-WY), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Al Franken (D-MN), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI), Ed Markey (D-MA), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Chris Murphy (D-CT), Jack Reed (D-RI), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Chuck Schumer(D-NY), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Ron Wyden(D-OR)

FY17 House PEPFAR and Global Fund Dear Colleague letter: A letter authored by Rep. Barbara Lee (CA) supporting FY17 funding levels for PEPFAR and the Global Fund. Ask your House members (Representatives, not Senators) to sign-on to this letter!

  • Closed for sign-ons on March 16th - Final signers below:

Signers for FY17 House PEPFAR & GFATM letter - 123 signers: Barbara Lee (D-CA), Brad Ashford (D-NE), Karen Bass (D-CA), Ami Bera (D-CA), Donald Beyer (D-VA), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Suzanne Bonamici(D-OR), Robert A. Brady (D-PA), Corinne Brown (D-FL), Lois Capps (D-CA), Michael E. Capuano (D-MA), Andre Carson(D-IN), Matt Cartwright (D-PA), Kathy Castor (D-FL), Judy Chu (D-CA), David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Katherine M. Clark (D-MA), Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO), Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), Stephen Cohen (D-TN), Gerald E. Connolly(D-VA), John Conyers (D-MI), Joseph Crowley (D-NY), Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Danny K. Davis (D-IL), Susan Davis(D-CA), Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Diana DeGette (D-CO), John K. Delaney (D-MD), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Suzan DelBene(D-WA), Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Dan Donovan (R-NY),Donna F. Edwards (D-MD), Keith Ellison (D-MN), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Bill Foster (D-IL), Lois Frankel (D-FL), Marci Fudge (D-OH), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Alan Grayson (D-FL), Al Green (D-TX), Raul Grijalva (D-CA), Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL), Denny Heck (D-WA), Brian Higgins (D-NY), James Himes (D-CT), Michael Honda (D-CA), Jared Huffman (D-CA), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Hakeem Jeffries(D-NY), Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Hank Johnson (D-GA), William R. Keating (D-MA), Robin Kelly (D-IL), Joseph Kennedy III (D-MA), Dan Kildee (D-MI), Ann Kuster (D-NH), John B. Larson (D-CT), Sander Levin (D-MI), John Lewis (D-GA), Dave Loebsack (D-IA), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-CA), Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA), Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Doris Matsui (D-CA), Jim McDermott (D-WA), James P. McGovern (D-MA),Jerry McNerney (D-CA), Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Grace Meng (D-NY), Gwen Moore (D-WI), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Donald Norcross (D-NJ), Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ), Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-NJ),Donald M. Payne Jr. (D-NJ), Chellie Pingree (D-ME), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Jared Polis (D-CO), David Price (D-NC), Mike Quigley (D-IL), Charlie Rangel (D-NY), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Raul Ruiz (D-CA), C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD),Bobby L. Rush (D-IL), Gregorio Sablan (D-MI), Linda Sanchez (D-CA), John Sarbanes (D-MD), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL),Adam Schiff (D-CA), Bobby Scott (D-VA), Terri A. Sewell (D-AL), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Albio Sires (D-NJ), Adam Smith(D-WA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), Eric Swalwell (D-CA), Mark Takano (D-CA), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Juan Vargas (D-CA),Marc Veasey (D-TX), Filemon Vela (D-TX), Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Maxine Waters (D-CA), Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), Peter Welch (D-VT), Frederica S. Wilson (D-FL), John Yarmuth (D-KY)

FY17 Senate Global TB Dear Colleague Letter: A letter authored by Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) supporting $400 million for Global TB in the FY17 budget. 

  • Closed for sign-ons on March 15th - Final signers below: 

Signers for FY17 Senate Global TB letter - 16 Total: Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI),Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Chris Coons (D-DE), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI), Ed Markey (D-MA), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Ron Wyden (D-OR)

FY17 House Global TB Dear Colleague letter: A letter authored by Reps Engel (D-NY), Young (R-AK), and Green (D-TX) supporting $400 million for Global TB in the FY17 budget. 

  • Closed for sign-ons on March 17th - Final signers below:

Signers for FY17 House Global TB letter - 66 Total: Eliot Engel (D-NY), Don Young (R-AK), Gene Green (D-TX), Ami Bera (D-CA), Donald Beyer Jr. (D-VA), Corinne Brown (D-FL), Andre Carson (D-IN), Matt Cartwright (D-PA), David N. Cicilline (D-NJ), Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Stephen Cohen (D-TN), John Conyers (D-MI), Joseph Crowley (D-NY), Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Danny K. Davis (D-IL), Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Daniel Donovan Jr. (R-NY), Donna F. Edwards (D-MD),Keith Ellison (D-MN), Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Alan Grayson (D-FL), Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL), Denny Heck (D-WA), Jim Himes (D-CT), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Joseph Kennedy III (D-MA), Rick Larsen (D-WA), John Larson (D-CT), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Sander Levin (D-MI), John Lewis (D-GA), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA), Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jim McDermott (D-WA), Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Gwen Moore (D-WI), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Donald Norcross (D-NJ), Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC),  David Price (D-NC), Charles B. Rangel (D-NY), C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Adam B. Schiff (D-CA), Terri A. Sewell (D-AL), Adam Smith (D-WA), Eric Swalwell (D-CA), Dina Titus(D-NV), Niki Tsongas (D-MA), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Juan Vargas (D-CA), Marc Veasey (D-TX), Filemon Vela (D-TX),Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY), Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), Frederica S. Wilson (D-FL)

 

The Future: Presidential Pledge Campaign

The 2015 Presidential Pledge: An online petition asking for our next president to lead in global health by meeting certain milestones. This pledge can be used in the future to show a large number of grassroots supporters for global health. 

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