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Global and U.S. Poverty Resources


Global Weekly Updates

Week of January 8, 2018

Our Global Poverty Weekly Update includes the most current information on our global issues and urgent actions, media news, grassroots tools and resources, and important dates.

Weekly Update Archive


US Weekly Updates

January 16, 2018

Learn the latest on our U.S. poverty issues, read about upcoming events, and take action to end poverty in America.

Weekly Update Archive


Global Monthly Actions

January 2018: Write to Legislators Asking them to Cosponsor the GPE Resolutions (Word version). (Or Write a Letter to the Editor on GPE)

You can take Global Monthly Action personally, with your chapter, or during a community outreach meeting. A meeting guide and agenda is included

Global Monthly Action Archive


U.S. Monthly Actions

Plan for Success in 2018 and Make Your First Meeting Requests

The Monthly Action is an action you can take personally, with your group, or encourage others in your community to take.

Outreach Actions and Monthly Action Archive


Global Laser Talks

October 2017: Make Your Last Pre-GPE Replenishment Follow-up Calls on Resolution Cosponsorship

Laser Talks are short “elevator pitches” one learns to speak powerfully.

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U.S. Poverty Laser Talks

Fall 2017 Budget and Tax Laser Talks (Word version)

Laser Talks are "elevator pitches" you can practice so you know the right thing to say if you get the ear of your member of Congress, editor, or anyone else you are trying to talk to about our issues.

More Laser Talks