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Congressman Adam Smith

Congressman Adam Smith, a long-time ally for the world’s poor has joined The Borgen Project’s Board of Directors. As Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee, Smith is an influential member of the U.S. House of Representatives. With previous posts on the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Intelligence Committee, Congressman Adam Smith has traveled to many of the most troubled nations on earth, including Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan and throughout Africa. Congressman Adam Smith was first elected to public office at the age of 25 and is only the third person selected to serve as an Honorary Board Member for The Borgen Project.

Congressman Dave Reichert joins Team The Borgen Project
We are proud to announce that Congressman Dave Reichert has joined The Borgen Project’s Board of Directors. Congressman Reichert has been a strong ally for the world’s poor in Congress. In March, he introduced the Newborn, Child and Mother Survival Act and has cosponsored several key bills. Prior to serving in Congress, Reichert was a sheriff and led the Green River Task Force that solved the largest serial murder case in U.S. history.

Anacortes, Washington
— The hometown of The Borgen Project’s Founder has declared Saturday, December 6th Borgen Project Day. Anacortes is a city of 15,000 people located on Fidalgo Island in the Pacific Northwest. The Mayor and City Council passed a proclamation this month recognizing The Borgen Project‘s work and the role that Anacortes has played in the global movement.