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
Last July, I was making my way across Capitol Hill, attending meetings with Minnesota’s congressional offices. I was nervous. It was my first time in DC, and my first time on the Hill. But then I bumped into a member of Congress in a hallway – and she recognized me.
With coronavirus or any pandemic, we know it’s the communities facing poverty and already pushed to the margins that face the greatest threats. Viruses don’t discriminate, but people and policies too often do.
So what’s RESULTS up to in 2020? Even with the elections looming, our advocacy isn’t waiting around. The work of equity and justice is needed now. Here are the two big campaigns we’re taking on in 2020.
Five years ago, I was sitting at home, feeling like I had no way of making change with my members of Congress. I was frustrated. I wanted to open up their perspectives and have conversations with them about issues I care about.
“I never thought I’d actually be able to see my representative in person,” said Mercedeh Tavacoli as she sat on a stone bench on Capitol Hill and took a breath.
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