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Global Laser Talk Archive

Global Laser Talks, 2017

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!

Global Laser Talks, 2015

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

March 2013 - #1 Speaking to Congress About Global Fund Appropriations

March 2013 - #2 Reaching the Poorest with Microfinance Appropriations

February 2013Speaking 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.