CARE Action Network

Join the CARE Action Network Today!

Work with CARE to ensure that the empowerment of women and girls is at the forefront of U.S. foreign policy.

Come Advocate With CARE!

Join us at our annual conference, May 12 and 13, 2015 at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC.

Share Your Voice!

Take action with CARE right now! Send messages to your elected officials demanding they pass legislation addressing the root causes of poverty.

Get Your Student Action Toolkit!

Interested in bringing CARE to your school or university? There are many exciting ways to get your teachers and classmates involved with CARE!

About CAN

The CARE Action Network (CAN) is comprised of over 200,000 advocates across the U.S.

As a member of CAN, you will have the opportunity to communicate with your legislators about issues critical to the fight against global poverty, learn about upcoming CARE events happening in your community and become part of a global movement standing up for the rights of women, children and poor families around the world.

Our CAN members work with CARE and each other to achieve incredible milestones. Read some of their stories below.

Be the voice of courage

Tell your Representative you demand an end to the tacit acceptance of rape, abuse and violence against women right now.

Sign our petitions

Share your voice on behalf of marginalized women, girls and their families everywhere. Browse our petitions on education, violence against women, food aid reform and more to speak out for an issue you're passionate about.


LS: CAN Box 4

Host a screening for Nick Kristof’s “A Path Appears”


Find a CARE Advocacy Coordinator in your area!

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LS: CAN Webinar Grassroots Media

Grassroots Media for Social Change Webinar

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LS: IVAWA Introduced

Violence Against Women Act Introduced in the House!


Rep. Fortenberry of  Nebraska, who recently traveled with CARE, writes  about the importance of foreign aid after visiting programs in Guatemala and Honduras. “We...

CARE advocates across the country wrote in to their local newspapers in support of farm bill reforms that would improve how food aid is distributed around the world. ...

The farm bill recently signed into law by President Barack Obama took years to clear Congress - and triggered showdowns over everything from food stamps to agricultural...

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Every day, CARE is advocating for change on the local, national and international levels.

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