By Jos G. Linn, Grassroots Manager for U.S. Poverty Campaigns
The next big test of the tax debate comes later today or tomorrow. The House will be voting on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.Read More.
By Larry Reed, Senior Fellow
In this story, we learn about Monifa and Najmul and the secret ingredient that is helping Monifa transform her life and that of her family from one destitution to one filled with dignity and hope.Read More.
By RESULTS and UPLIFT
RESULTS and Uplift are pleased to announce the launch of the Global State of Ultra-Poverty (GSUP) (www.ultra-poverty.org) as a public good to help accelerate the end of ultra-poverty, and thereby meet the Global Goal of ending poverty in all its forms, everywhere by 2030. The GSUP offers a dynamic interactive web platform that provides world-class data, expert analysis and insight, and multi-sector calls to action to highlight the actions needed to eradicate ultra-poverty around the world. Click to learn more.Read More.
By Milagros Lechleiter, Global Education Associate
On February 2, 2018, global leaders will convene in Dakar, Senegal for the 3rd Global Partnership for Education financing conference and raise together US3.1 bn. At the 2nd GPE financing conference in 2014, developing countries were the main funders of education with total contributions adding up to US$26 billion – ten times more than donors contributions. For the upcoming 2018 GPE financing conference, civil society is calling developing country governments to sustain and increase this commitment, and then call on donor countries to build on their efforts.Read More.