Advocate U
Welcome to Advocate U, an online university created to inspire, educate, and give you the resources you need to be a leader in the fight against global poverty. We’re so glad you’re here!

Worldwide, 1.2 billion people live in absolute poverty and most of them are women and girls. You can change that.

What We Do

You’re joining a network of more than 27,000 CARE Action advocates dedicated to change – changing U.S. foreign policy and changing lives for the better around the globe. Our advocates represent a wide range of backgrounds, levels of experience and perspectives, but we all share a common passion – to eradicate poverty and improve the lives of women and girls worldwide. 

From The Blog

7 Ways You Can Advocate For A Better World
7 Ways You Can Advocate For A Better World
How to Call Your Member of Congress with CARE Action
How to Call Your Member of Congress with CARE Action

Explore Our Issues

Together with advocates, CARE and CARE Action are advocating for lifesaving legislative intiatives, foreign assistance policies and funding that support programs to empower women and girls, foster strong, resilient communities, eradicate poverty, and increase humanitarian aid.

Foreign Assistance Budget

Foreign Assistance

Gender Empowerment


Humanitarian Emergencies

Humanitarian & Emergency

Food and Nutrition Security

Food and Nutrition

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Sexual & Reproductive
Health & Rights

Women's Economic Empowerment

Women's Economic

Your Voice, Your Vote
Your Voice, Your Vote
The 2018 Midterm Elections are a crucial time for us to engage with candidates and elect champions for women and girls around the world.
Find a Meet-Up Near You
Find a Meet-Up Near You
Our network of advocates spans the entire country - from Maine to Alaska. Find CARE Action Network events happening near you on our Facebook page.

Who We Are

CARE Action is a sister organization of CARE, supporting effective citizen-based advocacy and lobbying efforts. It’s a powerful force that has the potential to influence and change U.S. policy for a safer world.

We are a community of advocates who support CARE's work and advocacy goals, who want to be global change-makers, and who are passionate about women and girls.

Get Local
Get Local
Questions? Want to engage with other CARE Action advocates in your community? Connect with a member of CARE Action’s team – no matter where you are!