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Jamie Laubach visited representatives to advocate for the BUILD Act.
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Jamie Laubach met with political leaders in DC in hopes to build support for the BUILD Act. (Photo Courtesy of Jamie Laubach.)

Poverty can be overwhelming to think about, but one TCU student is determined to be an advocate for those who don’t have a voice.

Jamie Laubach is a full-time student at TCU, mother of three-year-old Joel and a member of an organization called One.

One is a global advocacy group that is working to eradicate extreme poverty, particularly in Africa. They have teams in other countries such as Germany, England, South Africa and France just to name a few.

“One pressures governments to do more to fight AIDS and other preventable, treatable diseases in the poorest places in the planet, to empower small-holder farmers, to expand access to energy, and to combat corruption,” according to the One Campaign website.