VICE Impact: How Advocacy Leaders Banded Together to Save U.S. Foreign Aid from Trump’s Budget Cuts

VICE Impact: How Advocacy Leaders Banded Together to Save U.S. Foreign Aid from Trump’s Budget Cuts

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10/10/17

The U.S. is the largest contributor of foreign aid worldwide but the Trump Administration wants to change that, announcing huge cuts to foreign assistance. Not so fast, say a group of aid organizations including CARE,  who have banded together to strategize and combat the budget cuts. 

Liz Marcey, a senior policy advocate at CARE is quoted in a VICE Impact story about the NGOs' efforts.

"We are quickly pivoting from advising Congress on our points of view to being a major support for congressional offices to help challenge some of the assumptions the office of management and budget are making," she said. Read the story here

CARE provides critical assistance around the world.  

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