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Collaborating to #EndHunger and Pass the Global Food Security Act of 2016

The passage of the Global Food Security Act of 2016 by the U.S Congress represents an impressive feat in collective action and collaboration to #endhunger. Over the course of almost a decade, organizations of all types and sizes connected to mobilize advocates, schedule meetings with members of Congress, host briefings with Capitol Hill staff, and discuss strategy together.

Guidelines for NGO Coordination with Military Actors During Humanitarian Crises

(InterAction Director for Humanitarian Practice, Julien Schopp, testifying before the U.S. House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities)

InterAction Forum: Courage of Our Convictions

At InterAction Forum 2018, leaders of member organizations, Islamic Relief USA, Catholic Relief Services, American Jewish World Service, and CARE, shared individual accounts of how our community came together to oppose legislation threatening to defund one of our partners in the fall of 2017.

Featured Speakers:

Anwar Khan, President, Islamic Relief USA

Michele Broemmelsiek, Vice President, Systems and Operations, Catholic Relief Services

Islamic Relief USA Features Together Project in Podcast

InterAction Together Project program manager, Princess Bazley-Bethea, was the latest guest on the Islamic Relief USA "What a Relief!" podcast published October 10, 2017. The interview was recorded with hosts B.C. Dodge and R. Mordant Mahon during InterAction Forum 2017 in June. Bazley-Bethea explains the focus of the Together Project on creating a hub of advocacy and solidarity for U.S.

A Collaborative Effort in Celebrating National Ag Day

This year for National Agriculture Day on March 15, InterAction led over 140 other organizations and individuals in a conversation on the importance of agricultural production to ensure we leave no one hungry around the world. While National Agriculture Day was started in 1973, international nonprofits have joined the conversation in recent years to increase public awareness of agriculture’s vital role in the U.S. and other countries around the world.

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