By Margaret Smith
Margaret Smith, grassroots leader of the Dallas Global RESULTS Team, shares a great story about how her and her teams persistent pursuit of a great speaker (Mary Njoroge) made the difference in scoring a face to face with Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson to drive home the importance of the Education For All Act. Read More.
By Blair Hinderliter, Communications Director
RESULTS/RESULTS Educational Fund is seeking nominations for the annual Cameron Duncan Media Award, which recognizes a journalist for outstanding reporting of issues relating to poverty and hunger either domestically or worldwide. The award honors Cameron Duncan, a former associate executive director of RESULTS who devoted his life to fighting hunger and poverty. Read More.
By Jove Oliver
You know the power of RESULTS and RESULTS Educational Fund (REF) to move leaders in Washington, D.C., but did you know REF also works with partners around the globe to ramp up the fight against tuberculosis (TB)? Launched in 2004, Advocacy to Control TB Internationally (ACTION) brings together advocacy organizations from eight countries to push for greater resources to treat and prevent the spread of TB. Read More.
By John Fawcett, Legislative Director
Last week the Senate Budget Committee passed its blueprint for federal spending in Fiscal Year 2011 (FY11) and struck a potentially crippling blow to U.S. foreign aid programs by slashing $4 billion from the International Affairs account. This cut was the only reduction made to the president’s budget request, and it came in spite of a letter from 31 senators urging support for full funding for the International Affairs account. Read More.