Where a baby is born should not determine how long she lives. RESULTS advocates for policies and legislation that will help end the preventable deaths of moms and babies in low-income countries around the world.
Read more about our campaign to pass the Reach Act
I had an incredible day last Tuesday. Not only did I meet face-to-face with my congressman on Capitol Hill, but after our conversation he agreed to sign on to the Reach Act, a bill that has the potential to help end preventable maternal and child deaths.
Everywhere, a child’s first day of school is a picture of potential. This milestone means the child survived to the age of five, received nutrition and care, and now has access to quality education and a bright future. You have the opportunity to make these shared values a reality for all. Now is the time to urge your members of Congress to voice their support for global health and education in this year’s spending bill, helping provide opportunity in the world’s poorest places.
The last year of an administration’s budget is an opportunity to set the tone on their priorities and what the administration sees as their legacy. This Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) budget from President Obama offers a few insights on what this White House sees as their priorities in their last few months in office, and hopefully a bit into what they’d like to see in the years to come from Congress. RESULTS is glad to see ending preventable child and maternal deaths and creating an AIDS-free generation coming out strongly in the President’s proposed budget, but there are clearly some disappointments in cuts to accounts we know matter greatly in the fight against infectious disease and more broadly ending poverty .
Today is Election Day in the United States. You may not have heard much about it since we aren’t voting on a president this year. Sadly, since most of the items on the ballot are at a local level, most Americans won’t bother to go to the polls and our media will mainly view Election Day 2015 as merely a kick-off to next year’s presidential election.
In case you lost track on the many month long appropriations campaign, here’s a reminder of where we are on Fiscal Year 2016.
One of the world’s biggest tragedies – the loss of millions of young children every year – is also one that we have the power to stop.
Where a baby is born should not determine how long she lives. Congress has an unprecedented opportunity this holiday season to make sure that it doesn’t.
Let’s Pass the Reach Act (Word Version)
The International Conference and the Reach Act
Guest Speaker: Christy Gleason, Senior Strategist for the Office of Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)
May 2018 Webinar Recording
May 2018 Webinar Summary
May 2018 Webinar Slides (PDF version)
#LettersGetLOUD for the Reach Act (Word Version)
Guest Speaker: You!
July 2017 Webinar Recording
July 2017 Webinar Summary
July 2017 Webinar Slides
Write a Letter to the Editor for Mother’s Day (Word version)
Joint Global/US Poverty Action Sheet: Protect Anti-Poverty Programs (Word version)
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