By Leah Salama, Global Advocacy Assistant
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.Read More.
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.Read More.
By Milagros Lechleiter
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.Read More.
By Jos G. Linn, Grassroots Manager for U.S. Poverty Campaigns
Therefore, it doesn’t matter what bill the Senate votes on – every version the propose will have a devastating impact on millions of Americans.Read More.