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September 2015 Write a Letter to the Editor About the Reach Act
August 2015 Ask Your Senator to Cosponsor the Reach Act
July 2015 Request an August Recess Meeting with Your Legislator to Discuss Upcoming Maternal/Child Health Legislation
April 2015 Submit a Mother's Day Letter to the Editor Calling for Support of Maternal/Child Health
February-March 2015 Make FY16 Global Poverty Appropriations Requests of Your Legislators
January 2015 - none
June 2014 Write a Letter to the Editor on the Global Partnership for Education
April 2014 Call/Write Your Rep. to Sign a Letter to the President Urging a U.S. Pledge of $250 million to the Global Partnership for Education
March 2014 Write a Letter to the Editor Promoting Global Education
February 2014 Urge Congress to Support FY2015 Foreign Aid Funding Priorities
January 2014 Request Face-to-Face Meetings with Your Members of Congress
December 2013 Write Congress about Protecting Foreign Aid Funding in 2014 and Beyond
October/November 2013 Write a Letter to the Editor Supporting Global Fund Replenishment
May 2013 Write a Letter to the Editor about Child Nutrition
April 2013 Write a Letter to the Editor on Your Role in Microfinance and the Congressional Gold Medal
February/March 2013 Urge Your Representative and Senators to Weigh In on FY 2014 Foreign Aid Funding Priorities
January 2013 Request Face-to-Face Meetings with Congress
December 2012 Contact Congress about Protecting Foreign Aid Funding
November 2012 Write Your Member of Congress About Supporting the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
October 2012 Ask Your Representative to Cosponsor the Education for All Act of 2011
July 2012 Write a Letter to Your Rep. and Senators About the End of AIDS for the RESULTS IC and the International AIDS Conference
June 2012 Write a Letter to the Editor and Leverage Social Media for Child Survival
May 2012 Write a Letter to the Editor on Ending Preventable Child Deaths
April 2012 Ask Your Rep. to Cosponsor the Education for All Act of 2011
March 2012 Write to Your Reps. and Senators on Global Fund and TB Appropriations
February 2012 Speak to Congress about our Global Poverty Appropriations Requests
January 2012 Write a Letter to the Editor as the Global Fund Turns 10 Years Old
December 2011 Write a Global Fund Letter to the Editor
November 2011 Write a World AIDS Day Letter to the Editor
October 2011 Ask Reps to Sign Letter to Obama on Global Partnership for Education Pledge
September 2011 Write an LTE on Global Education
August 2011 Get Cosponsors for the Education for All Act of 2011
July-August 2011 Take Action on Microfinance Legislation
July 2011 Take Action on the Budget
May-June 2011 U.S. Must FundRollout of New Vaccines via GAVI
April 2011 Gathering Support for the Education For All Act
March 2011 Taking Our Message to the Media — Foreign Aid Cuts Kill
February 2011 Urge Your Representatives and Senators to Weigh In on Foreign Aid Funding Priorities
January 2011 Build Congressional Support for GAVI
December 2010 Ask for Face-to-Face Meetings with Your Members of Congress
November 2010 Tell Congress to Support the Education for All Act
October 2010 Ask Your Representative to Cosponsor the Investing in Our Future Act
September 2010 Write a Letter to the Editor: President Obama Must Commit to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria at the MDGs Summit
July/August 2010 Write a Letter to the Editor: President Obama Must Commit to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
June 2010 Tell Congress to Support the Education for All Act, and Deliver the Missing Plank of Obama's MDG Plan
May 2010 Write a Letter to the Editor: Congress Must Fully Fund the International Affairs Budget
April 2010 Ask Your Rep. to Cosponsor the Education for All Act
March 2010 Urge Congress to Support Funding To Fight Tuberculosis
February 2010 Urge Your Senators and Representatives to Weigh In on Foreign Aid Funding Priorities
January 2010 Schedule Face-to-Face Meetings with Your Members of Congress During an Upcoming Recess
December 2009 Tell the President, Congress, and Your Community: United States Leadership is Needed to Create a Global Fund for Education
November 2009 Tell President Obama: United States Leadership Needed to Create a New Global Fund for Education
October 2009 Tell Congress: The United States Must Lead in Supporting the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
September 2009 Invite Potential New Activists to the October 17 National Outreach--Stand Up Event
August 2009 Urge the President to Create a Global Fund for Education
July 2009 Urge members of Congress to Cosponsor the Yunus Gold Medal Act of 2009
June 2009 Urge Senate and Congress to invest in the Millennium Development Goals
May 2009 Write a letter to the editor urging U.S. leadership to create a Global Fund for Education
April 2009 Write to the president urging U.S. leadership to create a Global Fund for Education
March 2009 Write a letter to the editor: The United States must lead in supporting the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
February 2009 Urge your senators and representatives to weigh in on foreign aid funding priorities
January 2009 Get a letter to the editor published: Microfinance proves that aid can reach the very poor
December 2008 Ask your member of Congress to lead on foreign aid reform
November 2008 Urge senators to sign the World Bank letter on microfinance
October 2008 Write a letter to your editor urging foreign aid reform
September 2008 Ask representatives to sign House microfinance letter to the World Bank
August 2008 Ask your representative to cosponsor House Resolution 1268, developing a partnership between Congress and the administration to reform foreign aid
July 2008 Tell the candidates: include poverty-focused foreign aid reform in your campaign platform
June 2008 Tell the Senate: push the Lantos-Hyde Act (PEPFAR reauthorization) over the finish line
June 2008 Supplementary Demand U.S. leadership on TB at the G8 Summit!
May 2008 Write a letter to the editor: long-term solutions to the global hunger crisis require foreign aid reform
April 2008 Ask Congress to support the Education For All Act.
March 2008 Write letters to your senators to ensure that the next U.S. global health bill includes a strong TB commitment.
February 2008 Write letters to your members of Congress urging them to speak personally and write to the key decision makers who determine foreign aid funding priorities for next year.
January 2008 Ask your senators and representative to sign letters to World Bank President Robert Zoellick demanding that the World Bank learn from Professor Yunus and increase funding for microfinance for the poorest.
December 2007 Ask your senators to sign the Bennett-Durbin-Enzi Letter to World Bank President Zoellick asking him to direct at least half of the Bank’s microfinance funding to the very poor.
November 2007 Write a letter to your representative and/or senators asking them to cosponsor and actively support the U.S Commitment to Global Child Survival Act, which would put the United States at the forefront of global efforts to reduce child deaths.
October 2007 Ask your representatives and senators to cosponsor the Stop TB Now Act and urge leadership to bring it to a vote on the floor for a vote. The Stop TB Now Act calls for the U.S. to commit the funds and put in place the policies necessary to implement the World Health Organization’s Global Plan to Stop TB and achieve the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving TB deaths and disease by 2015.
September 2007 Ask your representative and senators to meet with World Bank president Zoellick on microcredit and other pro-poor investments, urge Mr. Zoellick to invest more in microcredit, and question why the Bank is not doing more on proven health and education investments that will directly help the very poor
August 2007 Urge your representative and senators to cosponsor the Global Child Survival Act and ask them to support the Senate’s higher funding level for Child Survival programs in the 2008 foreign aid spending bill, and to focus those increased resources on key priority interventions/proven strategies, including GAVI and ACSD.
July 2007 Write a letter to the editor urging the World Bank to invest in microcredit for the very poor. Despite microcredit’s proven success, the World Bank is spending little if any funding on microcredit for the very poor (those who live on less than $1 a day). Through letters to the editors of our local papers and calls to our U.S. Representatives to sign a letter to him, we will be urging incoming World Bank President Robert Zoellick to seize the opportunity to make this happen.
June 2007 Write to your representative or senators and urge them to ask the House or Senate Foreign Ops Subcommittee Chair and ranking member to provide $1 billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria within their 2008 foreign aid spending bill. The Global Fund is a critical and central component of mechanisms necessary to fulfill the world’s promise to reverse these epidemics by 2015. To achieve these goals, the Global Fund estimates that it will need an estimated $6-8 billion annually by 2010.
May 2007 Ask Congress to Oppose IMF Restrictions on Poor Countries’ Health and Education Spending.
Many of the world’s poorest countries scaled up funding for AIDS and other critical health and education efforts However, IMF-imposed spending limits translate into budget and hiring ceilings that limit education and health spending, leaving poor countries unable to use additional foreign aid to help improve the health and education of their people and achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
April 2007 Write a Letter to Your Representative Urging More and Better Funding for Global Education.
In April, RESULTS joins global education activists across the U.S. and around the world as part of the Global Campaign for Education’s Week of Action April 23–29. Leveraging this campaign, we’re writing letters to our members of Congress requesting that they support the chair and ranking member of Foreign Ops to increase funding for global basic education and target this funding on the MDG goal of universal access to education for all children by 2015.
March 2007 Write a letter to the editor urging U.S. leaders to do more to fight TB.
World TB Day is March 24, an opportunity to spotlight tuberculosis, which takes the lives of nearly two million people each year, mostly in the developing world. The theme of World TB Day 2007 is “TB Anywhere is TB Everywhere,” emphasizing that TB is a global emergency demanding the world’s urgent action. Recent deadly outbreaks of extremely drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) pose an unprecedented worldwide health risk and threaten to roll back our progress in the fight against TB and HIV/AIDS.
February 2007 House appropriators are submitting their priorities for the 2008 foreign aid spending bill early this year — February 20. Ask your member of Congress to support key health, education, and economic opportunity priorities for 2008. House Appropriations Committee members are asked to include RESULTS’ priorities in their formal “Wish List.”
January 2007 In the new year, Congress will take up supplemental funding requests for the war in Iraq and other pressing security concerns. We must urge that they include funding for global health, in particular increased TB funding to respond to the outbreaks of XDR-TB and to control TB in Africa and globally.