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Global and U.S. Poverty Resources


Global Weekly Updates

Week of December 4, 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

December 5, 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

November 2017: Write to Legislators Asking them to Cosponsor the GPE Resolutions, H.Res. 466 and S.Res. 286 (Word version).

November 2017: Write a Letter to the Editor About the GPE Resolutions (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


U.S. Monthly Actions

Generate Media Urging Congress to Reject Cuts to Basic Assistance to Pay for Tax Cuts

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: Ask Your Senator to Cosponsor the GPE Resolution

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.

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