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Protectors of Progress

If you’re looking for a dose of motivation, look no further. We’re launching a series about action. 2019 will be a pivotal year for advancing global progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). From achieving zero hunger to protecting life on land, the SDGs offer a roadmap toward a more prosperous, peaceful, and healthier future. That’s why every month, we’re going to highlight the stories of everyday individuals across the globe who are stepping up in their communities to help realize the promise of the SDGs. These are today’s #ProtectorsofProgress, and they are moving the world forward even in times of division and challenge.

Nominate a Protector of Progress

Do you know a Protector of Progress? Whether it’s a friend, family member, colleague, or someone in your community who inspires you, we want to feature their story!

Email cgreen@unfoundation.org and maltman@unfoundation.org with their name, location, and a short description of what they’re doing to drive progress on the Sustainable Development Goals.

Submissions can be sent to: Chandler Green (cgreen@unfoundation.org) and MJ Altman (maltman@unfoundation.org)

EVA JONES

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Meet Eva.

She’s raised more than $13,000 for girls’ education, helped passed a law to support education for refugees, & testified before Congress.

Oh, and she’s 16 years old: http://bit.ly/2SisHXX

#ProtectorsofProgress

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Meet 16-year-old Eva from Hood River, Oregon. She’s a gender equality advocate who shows us that progress is possible -- even in challenging times.

Learn her story: http://bit.ly/2SisHXX

#ProtectorsofProgress

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Social Copy: Eva didn’t consider herself an “advocate.” But her passions for #genderequality & education led this 16-year-old from Hood River, Oregon to testify on Capitol Hill.

Learn how Eva went to Washington: http://bit.ly/2SisHXX

#ProtectorsofProgress

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