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At any given moment, RESULTS staff and activists around the world are busy working with their elected officials, local media, or working within their communities to realize a world without poverty. Hear their stories here!
By Joyce Matogo, KANCO Grassroots Manager
I never thought I'd go to the U.S., much less Capitol Hill. But on the last day of the RESULTS International Conference, that's exactly where I found myself. Standing in front of the Capitol dome with hundreds of other advocates, all I could think was, "This is a central place of power. Decisions are made here. And here I am, giving the human face to the vaccines issue."Read More.
By William C. Smith, RTEI Senior Associate
Sixty million children remain out of school, pregnant girls are being expelled, and the school fee abolition movement has stalled, pricing the poorest children out of education. Speak out against these tragedies by supporting and participating in the first global RTEI consultation.Read More.
By Allison Grossman, Senior Legislative Associate
Last week, the Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR) released its annual report, which is meant to hold global leaders accountable for progress toward the Education for All Goals. This year's report, Education for All 2000-2015: Achievements & challenges, is an honest account of the state of education for the world's poorest children.Read More.
By Meredith Dodson, Director of US Poverty Campaigns
We’ve got one more week to stop Congress from putting deep cuts and changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) on a “fast track” in their 2016 budget. Members of Congress are home for a few more days before they return to Washington early next week, which gives us an important opportunity to make sure they hear loud and clear that we want them to protect SNAP, our nation’s primary defense against hunger. Your voice is needed!Read More.