May 31, 2019
May was an eventful month. As you know, Global Hope 365’s tagline is “Raising Awareness, Saving Lives.” Since our inaugural fundraiser in January, we have been working tirelessly to raise awareness. This month we were able to meet with a number of legislators to ask them to help us save lives. We are grateful for all of the support we received so far and look forward to more consensus building with both Federal and State legislators.
Tuesday, May 7th- The Team meets with Congressman Harley Rouda’s District Director and staff (D-48).
Friday, May 10th- Founder of Global Hope 365 and law professors from UCI Law meet with State Senator Connie Leyva (D-20).
Saturday, May 11th- The Global Hope 365 has an exhibit table for at the South County Labor breakfast. We collected more than 120 postcards for our legislative advocacy postcard campaign.
Saturday, May 11th- Rima wins an award from Sunrise USA, a nonprofit dedicated to humanitarian aid for refugees, for her advocacy for Syrian refugee children in Orange County schools.
Friday, May 28th- The Team meets with the legislative director for Congressman J. Luis Correa (D-46).
Friday, May 28th- Founder and team meets with Congressman Harley Rouda (D-48).
Thursday, May 30th-Team members attend Congresswoman Katie Porter’s Town Hall meeting in Tustin.
Friday, May 31st- Founder and team meet with Congressman Gil Cisneros (D-39).
At Global Hope 365, we will continue to advocate for the protection of all minors from Child Marriage. Updates will be posted to our blog and shared in our newsletter.
Stay tuned for more information regarding Global Hope 365’s Town Hall on Child Marriage and Human Trafficking to take place in August 2019.
Please use this tool to find your representative and ask them to #EndChildMarriage by asking for “No Marriage under 18, no exceptions” and #EndHumanTrafficking by asking for increased penalties for both Human traffickers and buyers of sex, including buyers of sex in a national registry and human trafficking education in public schools.