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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.

From South Sudan to Washington, DC: Reflections on the RESULTS International Conference

By Mary Apollo
August 24, 2016

I joined RESULTS in April 2016 as an Atlas Corps Fellow from South Sudan. Before I came to RESULTS, I was working as a journalist. I also was involved with women’s empowerment issues, encouraging women in my country to participate in public life and advocate for women’s rights.

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We Did It! Over $57,000 Raised in Road to Rio Fundraising Challenge

By Caitlin Van Orden, Director of Individual Giving
August 11, 2016

This April we asked you to join our Road to Rio Fundraising Challenge to help us raise $50,000 to support the critical work of our volunteers advocates around the country who are using their voices to

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AIDS 2016: A reason for optimism for TB advocates

By David Bryden
August 05, 2016

As a tuberculosis (TB) advocate attending the International AIDS Conference, I am used to TB seeming quite extraneous to the burning issues that animate most activists, leaders and the media attending the meetings. Despite being responsible for 1 in 3 AIDS-related deaths, few AIDS organizations discuss TB, and it is easy to get discouraged.

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A Future Nurse’s Concerns

By Grace Bermudez-Soria, Summer 2016 U.S. Poverty Campaigns Intern
August 04, 2016

Growing up something I always wanted to do was become a nurse. My motivation is making a difference by helping people who are sick know that I care and is going to do the very best to figure out what’s causing their sickness or any illness they are having and making them leaving better and happy. Interning at RESULTS I’ve learned how health is connected to hunger and poverty. 

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