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Global Laser Talk Archive
Global Laser Talks, 2017
March 2017 - Engaging Your Community
February 2017 - FY18 Appropriations
January 2017 - Getting a First 100 Days Meeting with Your Member of Congress
Global Laser Talks, 2016
October 2016 - Inviting for Outreach
September 2016 - Ask House Foreign Affairs Leadership to Move the Reach Act
August 2016 - Pitching the Idea of a Global Fund Editorial to Your Local Paper
June 2016 - Call on Foreign Affairs Leadership to Move the Reach Act
May 2016 - Call on Foreign Affairs Leadership to Move the Reach Act
April 2016 - Come to the 2016 International Conference!
March 2016 - Appropriations Sign-on Letters for FY17
January-February 2016 - 2017 Appropriations
January 2016 - Voices That Change the World!
November-December 2015 - Holidays and the Reach Act
October 2015 - Ask Your Representative to Cosponsor H.R.3706, the Reach Act
September 2015 - Pitch Your Local Paper About Writing an Editorial on the Reach Act
August 2015 - Voices That Change the World!
July 2015 - Request an August Recess Meeting with Your Legislator to Discuss Upcoming Maternal/Child Health Legislation
May/June 2015 - Request Congressional Support for Upcoming Maternal/Child Health Legislation
April 2015 - Request Support for Upcoming Maternal/Child Health Legislation
February-March 2015 - Request that Congress Lead on Global Development Appropriations
January 2015 - No Laser Talk This Month
Global Laser Talks, 2014
December 2014 - Ask Editors to Write on Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, During the Holidays
November 2014 - No Laser Talk This Month
October 2014 - Ask your Rep. or Senators to write to the President on Gavi
September 2014 - Following Up With Your Editor/Writer After Pitching a Gavi Editorial
August 2014 - Asking Your Representative to Cosponsor H.Res. 688, a Resolution Supporting the Work of GAVI Alliance
July 2014 - What is RESULTS?
June 2014 - No Laser Talk This Month
May 2014 - Inviting Others to Attend the International Conference
April 2014 - Pitching the Global Partnership for Education Story to Your Editor
March 2014 - No Laser Talk This Month
February 2014 - Making Critical Foreign Aid Appropriations Requests
Global Laser Talks, 2013
December 2013/January 2014 - Following up on a Face-to-Face Meeting Request
November 2013 - Pitching an Op-ed on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
October 2013 - Pitching the Idea of a Global Fund Replenishment Editorial to Your Local Paper
September 2013 - Inviting Others to a September 21 Book Party to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary Edition of Reclaiming Our Democracy
August 2013 - Using the Story of Self, Us, and Now to Invite Someone to Engage with RESULTS
July 2013 - Asking for Support for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Advance of Fall Replenishment
June 2013 - Encouraging Others to Attend the 2013 RESULTS International Conference
May 2013 - Inspiring Your Local Paper to Write a Child Nutrition Editorial
April 2013 - Inviting Your Member of Congress to the Yunus Gold Medal Ceremony
February 2013 - Speaking to Congress About 2014 Appropriations Requests
January 2013 - Getting a Face-to-Face Meeting with Your Member of Congress
Global Laser Talks, 2012
December 2012 - Asking Congress to Protect Foreign Assistance Funding During Year-end Budget Talks
November 2012 - Asking Someone to a World AIDS Day event featuring How to Survive a Plague
October 2012 - Asking Your Representative to Cosponsor the Education for All Act of 2011
September 2012 - Asking Another Advocate to Write About the World Bank's Broken Promise on Global Education
August 2012 - Asking Representatives to Sign Rep. Schakowsky's Sign-on letter to Sec. of State Clinton on Global Partnerhship for Education
July 2012 - Speaking to Congress About Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS During the RESULTS International Conference and International AIDS Conference
June 2012 - Requesting an Editorial Highlighting Child Survival After the Call to Action Meeting
May 2012 - Requesting an Editorial Highlighting Child Survival
April 2012 - Creating a RESULTS Ally for Global Action Week for Education
March 2012 - Speaking to Congress About Our Tuberculosis Appropriations Requests
February 2012 - Speaking to Congress About Our Global Poverty Appropriations Requests
January 2012 - Speaking Powerfully About the Global Fund
Global Laser Talks, 2011
December 2011 — Getting a Recess Meeting with Your Member of Congress
November 2011 — Pitching a World AIDS Day Editorial
October 2011 — Global Education Sign-on Letter
September 2011 — Pitching an Editor on EFA
August 2011 — Education for All Act
July 2011 — House Microfinance Legislation
June 2011 — Scheduling a Face-to-Face Meeting with Your Member of Congress During Recesses
May 2011 — GAVI Alliance/Child Vaccines
April 2011 — Education for All-Fast Track Initiative
March 2011 — Cuts to Foreign Aid
February 2011 — TB Control and Diagnostics
January 2011 — Child Survival/Vaccines
Global Laser Talks, 2010
December 2010 — Introducing a (New) Member of Congress to RESULTS
November 2010 — Education for All Act, Senate
October 2010 — Currency Transaction Levy
September 2010 — Millennium Development Goals Summit, Media Call
August 2010 — Millennium Development Goals Summit
June 2010 — Education for All Act 2010 (as related to the MDG Summit in September)
April 2010 — Education for All Act 2010
March 2010 — WHO Multidrug-resistant TB Media Pitch Script
February 2010 — Speaking to Your Member of Congress About Appropriations
January 2010 — Scheduling a meeting with your Member of Congress
Global Laser Talks, 2009
December 2009 — Getting a Face-to-Face Meeting with Your Member of Congress During an Upcoming Recess
November 2009 — Speaking Powerfully About the Global Fund for Education and the December 10 Day of Action
October 2009 — Tell Congress: The United States Must Lead in Supporting the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
June 2009 — Urging Congress to Invest in Ending Diseases of Poverty
May 2009 — Urging Editorial Writers to Feature an Op-ed on a Global Fund for Education
April 2009 — Urging editorial writers to write about a Global Fund for Education
March 2009 — Speaking powerfully to congress and the media about the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria
February 2009 — Making foreign aid appropriations requests to Congress
January 2009 — Talking to editors about microfinance
Global Laser Talks, 2008
December 2008 — Asking representatives to talk to Chairman Berman about foreign aid reform.
November 2008 — Engaging Congress on microfinance.
October 2008 — Fundraising: How to talk about RESULTS.
September 2008 — Ask representatives to sign House letter on microfinance to the World Bank.
August 2008 — Asking representatives to cosponsor House Resolution 1268 on modernizing foreign assistance.
July 2008 — Due to the annual International Conference, there is no laser talk for July.
June 2008 — Asking your senators to speak to Senate leaders to call a vote on the Lantos-Hyde AIDS, TB, and Malaria Reauthorization Act.
May 2008 — Asking representatives and senators to support emergency food aid in the FY08 supplemental spending bill.
April 2008 — Asking representatives and senators to cosponsor the Education For All Act of 2007.
March 2008 — Asking representatives to support a strong global HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria act.
February 2008 — Presenting our 2009 appropriations requests to your member of Congress.
January 2008 — Speaking powerfully through stories: Jamii Bora and how microfinance can reach the poorest.
Global Laser Talks, 2007
October 2007 — Call your editor about TB legislation.
August 2007 — Ask your members of Congress to attend the meeting with the World Bank president on Microcredit in September.
July 2007 — Urge your Members of Congress to cosponsor the Stop TB Now Act of 2007.
February 2007 — Urge Congress to renew the U.S. commitment to the Millennium Development Goals.