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Students Advocate for Malaria Funds

Students gather on Capitol Hill to support global fight against malaria

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Forty-five students and their leaders representing 15 colleges and universities have come here for an education and advocacy event called “Imagine No Malaria Student Days on the Hill.”

The College Connection is providing training on how to be an effective advocate to members of Congress. The group will then make visits to their elected officials to urge the U.S. government to continue its support of efforts to eradicate poverty-related diseases, such as malaria.

The event is co-sponsored by the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) and the Imagine No Malaria College Connection. Read more >>

Several students shared their thoughts about what it means to be part of a movement to end malaria deaths. Visit the gallery >>
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