I came across the Borgen Project (via listening to the Generation App podcast on Craigslist, hearing Cara talk about finding roommates & being interested due to our recent focus on sublets, looking at her Twitter bio).

The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. We’re the innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy.

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Yep, as you can imagine based on prior writing, that seems like a worthwhile mission to me.