We just turned a year old!

Last year we launched from a living room in San Francisco. Now we have offices and staff in San Francisco, Chicago, Washington, D.C., New York City, Boston, Austin and Los Angeles.

Scroll down to take a look at some of our work in the last 12 months.

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APRIL 11, 2013
FWD.us launches

FWD.us launches on April 11th with an op-ed from Mark Zuckerberg on the need for meaningful immigration reform.

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“We have a strange immigration policy for a country of immigrants. And it's a policy unfit for today's world.”

- Mark Zuckerberg
JUNE 17, 2013
Building new tech to make it easy to contact Congress

We launch our innovative suite of take action tools that let supporters contact Congress easily using their phones, Facebook and Twitter.

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JUNE 27, 2013
Senate passes S.744

For the first time in nearly three decades, the Senate passes comprehensive and bipartisan reform legislation.

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68 In Favor
32 Against
JULY 23, 2013
Our movement grows

100,000 supporters take meaningful actions like calling, Facebooking or tweeting Congress. To date, we've had over 250,000 individuals take action.

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AUGUST 5, 2013
Documented screens

We partner with Define American to screen a documentary about the life of Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and undocumented advocate Jose Antonio Vargas.

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AUGUST 8, 2013
“I Want to Serve”

In a TV ad, we feature Alejandro Morales a DREAMer who wants to serve the only country he’s ever known by joining the Marines, but can't due to his undocumented status. Watch the ad >>

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OCTOBER 2, 2013
House introduces H.R. 15

House Democrats introduce H.R. 15, a comprehensive bill to fix our broken immigration system. Several Republican representatives join on as cosponsors, as well.

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“We cannot let toxic obstructionism kill this common-sense proposal. … No more waiting. Now is the time to get this done.”

- Rep. Steven Horsford (NV-4)
OCTOBER 28, 2013
A nationwide grassroots movement

Our community organizing starts to expand across the country with members of the tech community coming out to show their support for reform.

To date, we've hosted 238 events in 58 cities with 6,589 attendees.

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OCTOBER 28-29, 2013
Americans for reform

We send more than 80 members of the tech community to Washington, D.C. to join top conservative faith, law enforcement and business leaders to urge Congress to fix our broken system.

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NOVEMBER 20-21, 2013
DREAMer Hackathon

We host the first-ever DREAMer Hackathon where 20 DREAMer engineers and designers build tools to help pass reform.

They didn’t sleep for 25 hours, but built awesome tools alongside Mark Zuckerberg, Reid Hoffman, Drew Houston and Andrew Mason and other tech leaders.

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FEBRUARY 19, 2014
ThinkFWD launches

We hold the first ThinkFWD chapter event to launch our new membership program, providing an opportunity for the tech community to become even more invested in moving the knowledge economy forward.

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JANUARY 23, 2014
Direct advocacy 2.0

We flip the switch on our latest advocacy tool, Push4Reform, which lets you look up where your legislator stands on reform and makes it easy for you to contact them.

Another cool fact: Push4Reform was originally built during our DREAMer Hackathon.

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JANUARY 28, 2014
“Let's get immigration reform done this year”

The President highlights immigration reform during his State of the Union address.

He says: "Leaders from the business, labor, law enforcement, faith communities -- they all agree that the time has come to pass comprehensive immigration reform."

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JANUARY 30, 2014
House GOP release
reform principles

House Republican leadership release a draft set of principles on how they will approach immigration reform.

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MARCH 7, 2014
SXSW is Built By Immigrants

FWD.us organizers land at SXSW to launch our latest product #BuiltByImmigrants, a tool that combines powerful immigration stories with direct advocacy tools.

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APRIL 8, 2014
Making selfies meaningful

We launch our latest product Selfies4Reform. It’s simple: take a picture of yourself expressing support for reform and we’ll send a postcard with your selfie on it to your representative in Congress.

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Thank you for an incredible
first year fighting for reform.

There's still plenty of work to be done and we can't afford to wait another year for Congress to fix our broken system.

Make a difference by telling Congress to pass reform in 2014:

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