FY18 House Foreign Aid Spending Bill Protects Poverty-Focused Accounts

By Leah Salama, Global Advocacy Assistant
August 16, 2017

At the end of July, we began to see the “RESULTS” of your First Hundred Days efforts and the many calls, letters, and face-to-face meetings urging members of Congress to increase funding for global health and education programs in fiscal year 2018. The months of appropriations advocacy and Congressional sign-on letters have led to a promising State and Foreign Operations (SFOPS) Appropriations bill that has already moved through the House subcommittee and full committee mark-up process.

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Meet Qiana: “We have to look at the bigger picture”

August 07, 2017

It was 2pm on a balmy Friday in New Orleans, and Qiana Torregano was preparing to be interviewed by a local television station. She had already been on her feet for about six hours, sprinting from classroom to classroom at the school where she is a “master teacher” providing training, mentoring and support for other teachers.

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174 Civil Society Organizations Stand Together to Protect Children’s Right to Free Education

By Milagros Lechleiter
August 04, 2017

174 civil society organizations from 50 countries have come together to ask the World Bank and other investors in for-profit, fee-charging private schools to cease these investments and to focus instead on funding the continued improvement of free, quality public education systems or private initiatives that support its provision.

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The Fight to Save Medicaid is Far from Over – Call Today!

By Jos G. Linn, Grassroots Manager for U.S. Poverty Campaigns
July 27, 2017

Therefore, it doesn’t matter what bill the Senate votes on – every version the propose will have a devastating impact on millions of Americans.

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