The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 14-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is 4-months and responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to. Must be available Monday"s 4:30-6:00 PM PST for The Borgen Project"s national conference call. – Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District. – Represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events. – Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets. – Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation. – As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations. – Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.

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