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Global and U.S. Poverty Resources


Global Weekly Updates

Week of September 18, 2017

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

September 19, 2017

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

September 2017: Write a Letter Asking Your Rep. to Cosponsor the GPE Resolution, H.Res. 466 (Word version).

September 2017: Write a Letter to the Editor About the GPE Resolution (Word version). 

The Global Monthly Action is an action you can take personally, with your chapter, or during a community outreach meeting. A guide on how organizing a letter-writing meeting is included.

Global Monthly Action Archive


US Monthly Actions

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

Generate Media on New Poverty Data and Train Others in Your Community to Take Action

Outreach Actions and Monthly Action Archive


Global Laser Talks

September 2017: Follow Up on Request to Representative to Cosponsor the GPE Resolution

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

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US Poverty Laser Talks

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.

Protect Medicaid, call with Senate aide re: Medicaid

Protect SNAP from Cuts and Structural Changes

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