By Mark Coats
Our February fundraiser featured Julia Bolz. She kept the crowd rapt with her stories of Afghanistan schools and children. I was quite moved by the engagement of the community. A peace organizer who has traveled often to the middle east looked around the room and recognizing many people commented that we sure brought together a good group. How it all came together? To start, knowing that Julia Bolz had offered her time to fundraise in TX on a particular date gave us a solid kick in the butt to get started. Read More.
By Blair Hinderliter
Meredith Dodson, along with RESULTS/REF Board Member Marianne Williamson, appeared on CNN this morning to talk about hunger in America. Read More.
By Ken Patterson
RESULTS/RESULTS Educational Fund Board Member Marianne Williamson is organizing a three day Sister Giant conference February 26–28, 2010, in Los Angeles to empower women to be major players in changing the world. Day number three will focus on engaging participant in RESULTS. Below is a message Marianne has sent to her network and beyond. Please join us. Read More.
By Ken Patterson, Global Grassroots Manager
Every second Saturday of the month, RESULTS groups across the country gather for a national conference call (a U.S. poverty call at 12:30 pm ET and a global poverty call at 2 pm ET). The February 2010 Global Call focused on the power of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and our need to weigh in on appropriations process on the Global Fund and other effective solutions. The world looks to the U.S. for leadership, so our requests to members of Congress to fund the Global Fund are key as the Global Fund seeks replenishment. Ernie Loevinsohn, vice chair of the Global Fund board was our guest speaker, and Joanne Carter, RESULTS executive director, opened the call. Read More.