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At any given moment, RESULTS staff and advocates are busy working with their elected officials, local media, and communities to realize a world without poverty. Read their stories here.

Join Us at the 2016 RESULTS International Conference via Livestream

By Fredrick Ghai, Global Communications Assistant
June 20, 2016

Can't make it to the RESULTS International Conference? Join us for select sessions via livestream.

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Rhetoric Versus Real Impact of Proposals to Reduce Poverty

By RESULTS Director of US Poverty Campaigns
June 07, 2016

Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s Task Force on Poverty released its recommendations. At first analysis, the proposals from House Speaker Ryan would by and large leave millions of Americans worse off. Meanwhile, RESULTS Experts on Poverty shared their own experiences about anti-poverty programs, and Senator Brown made the case for expanding EITC. Raise your voice in calling on Congress to protect and expand programs that lift and keep people out of poverty.

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The Microcredit Summit Campaign: A Legacy of Impact, On a Shoestring

By Alex Counts, Founder of Grameen Foundation
May 16, 2016

With these recommendations in hand, the Campaign made some of its most important contributions to international development in its second decade of existence. These include focusing on the measurability of poverty reduction in the context of microfinance, launching and hosting the Truelift certification and learning initiative, holding important and influential debates about the ethics of earning large profits from microfinance, bringing the self-help group and microfinance communities together, and modeling a positive leadership succession in 2011 with the appointment of Larry Reed to take over for Sam. 

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Reporting on Our New Year’s Resolution: RESULTS in All 50 States!

By Amanda Beals, Global Grassroots Expansion Manager
May 12, 2016

This year, the Global Grassroots Expansion Team is hard at work inching closer to reaching our goal of having RESULTS global poverty groups in all 50 states! Here's a check in on our progress so far and some opportunities for you to help us reach that goal.

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