Student ‘ambassadors’ lobby members of US Congress

Taipei Times
Date: Jun 28, 2015
By: William Lowther  /  Staff reporter in Washington

Sixteen students have been racing through the halls of the US Congress over the past two weeks lobbying politicians to improve Taiwan-US relations.

They were members of the “Ambassador Program” organized by the Formosa Foundation to encourage Capitol Hill to improve trade relations, arms sales, military cooperation and Taiwan’s meaningful participation in international organizations.

This was the program’s 13th annual “Congressional boot camp,” which was designed to help the students develop grassroots advocacy and campaign skills.     [FULL  STORY]

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