With coronavirus or any pandemic, we know it’s the communities facing poverty and already pushed to the margins that face the greatest risks. Viruses don’t discriminate, but people and policies too often do. The coronavirus pandemic is exposing just how far the world has to go toward protecting the rights and needs of everyone – and just what an important role advocates can play.

Coronavirus and Poverty Resources

Monthly Action Sheets (Global Poverty)

August 2021: Write a letter calling on the president and Congress for global vaccine access leadership

President Biden and Congress have the opportunity, authority, and obligation to lead a global effort to ensure communities everywhere have access to vaccines. Write a letter to the editor calling for strength of leadership on this critical issue. (Word version)

Monthly Action Sheets (Global Poverty)

July 2021: Write Your Local Paper to Call for Support of Global Vaccine Access

President Biden and Congress have the opportunity, authority, and obligation to lead a global effort to ensure communities everywhere have access to vaccines. Write a letter to the editor calling for strength of leadership on this critical issue. (Word version

Training Webinar

July 2021 Global Poverty Monthly Policy Forum: Global Vaccine Access

Join Liz Jaff of Be a Hero as she interprets key data from Data for Progress that will help empower and enhance our advocacy messaging around global vaccine access, specifically with regard to COVID-19 vaccines. Listen to the recording and take a look at the data.

Training Webinar

July 2021 Together Women Rise Webinar: Vaccine Access

The July Together Women Rise Advocacy Chapter webinar took on the issue of global vaccines access and vaccine inequity.

Click on the subject above to get full details and background on the vaccine access campaign.

Training Webinar

DFW/RESULTS Feb. 2021 Webinar: Meeting with Congress

The February DFW/RESULTS webinars were fun. We learned: 1) why meetings with Congress are our most important advocacy tactic, 2) how to schedule a congressional meeting, 3) what makes a good meeting. Then we planned a meeting and did a live practice. It was great!

Webinar (U.S. and Global Poverty)

December 2020: COVID Relief Now and Planning for 2021

Guest Speakers: Dr. Madhukar Pai, MD, PhD, and LaShon Marshall, RESULTS Expert on Poverty

Join the webinar via Zoom on December 5 at 1:00 pm ET, or dial (669) 900-6833 or (929) 436-2866, meeting ID 994 444 828

Training Webinar

DFW/RESULTS Nov. 2020 Webinar: COVID & Beyond

We are advocating for development assistance in a COVID relief bill because COVID is hurting women and girls. Click above for the webinar recording, slides, and action you can take now.

Laser Talks (Global Poverty)

October 2020 Laser Talk: Urge Congress to Finally Pass COVID-19 Relief

Use this EPIC laser talk to call on senators and representatives to speak to leadership now for a global response to the global pandemic. EPIC is a concise format for getting our message across in speaking or writing.

Monthly Action Sheets (Global Poverty)

October 2020: Write LTE on a Congressional Response to COVID-19

October 2020: It is past time for Congress to have implemented a global response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The world needs help now. We must remind senators and representatives of the immediacy of the crisis. Use the October Global Action Sheet to write a letter to the editor. Also, use it to guide others in your community to take action. You can even send our most recent media compilation to your legislators, sounding the alarm of urgency. (PDF version) (Word version)

Webinar (U.S. and Global Poverty)

September 2020: Making the case for a COVID bill now

Guest Speakers: Kali Daugherty, David Bryden, and Rahab Mwaniki

Join the webinar via Zoom on September 12 at 1:00 pm ET, or dial (669) 900-6833 or (929) 436-2866, meeting ID 994 444 828

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