RESULTS Partners Take on the Hill!

By Robyn Shepherd, RESULTS Communications Officer
June 23, 2009

Of all the exciting events and speakers at RESULTS’ International Conference, Lobby Day is most definitely the main event. This is the day when all U.S. RESULTS partners meet with their members of Congress, and international partners meet with officials at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund to get quality face-to-face time on issues relating to poverty. Read More.

Education as a Force Against Poverty

By Robyn Shepherd, RESULTS Communications Officer
June 22, 2009

When it comes to fighting terrorism, extremism, poverty, and violence, the most potent weapon could be as simple as a classroom. Read More.

Building a Grassroots Movement

By Robyn Shepherd, RESULTS Communications Officer
June 21, 2009

President Barack Obama’s campaign was a breakthrough on several fronts, but one of the most powerful was the way in which a large network of community organizers were able to deliver such astounding results. One of the campiagn’s major successes was the ability to win the state of Nevada, which previously voted Republican in other presidential elections. Read More.

How the Media Can Impact Policy

By Cindy Changyit Levin, North Chicago Group Leader
June 21, 2009

The second joint plenary of the day treated us to a session with John Donnelly and Glenn Thomas, who presented their work to us on Airborne, a photojournalism project produced by the World Health Organization that looks at drug-resistant TB. John Donnelly is a renowned global health journalist who has previously written for the Boston Globe. Glenn Thomas is the communications officer of the WHO Stop TB Partnership. Read More.

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