Every year, Congress decides how to spend the money in the U.S. federal budget. RESULTS urges our lawmakers to support issues that build the foundation to end poverty – health, education, and economic opportunity.
We celebrated COVID relief successes and looked at the 2021 campaigns on global education and nutrition. We learned about the appropriations process and tools available to us. We took action together online and prepared for taking deeper action with congressional staff.
Every year, Congress decides how to spend the money in the U.S. federal budget. RESULTS urges our lawmakers to support issues that build the foundation to end poverty – health, education, and economic opportunity. These are memos you can use to make FY22 requests of your members of Congress.
According to the Cook Political Report, there are nearly 100 competitive races and/or open seats in the House for the 2020 elections. A competitive race is an opportunity to influence and to develop relationships with candidates. Why? Because they are very interested in connecting with voting constituents!
April 2020: As COVID-19 reaches poorer nations, it is the most marginalized who are most at risk. Congress must take action to bolster the response to COVID-19 in partner nations, ensure we do not backslide on progress made on health and education, and help nations address non-health impacts like the near shutdown of education in many partner countries. It’s time to meet with Congress and generate media. (Word Version)
With the President’s budget cuts to many global health and education programs serving the most vulnerable, Congress must step up. They’ll only do that if you ask them. Engage others to write letters to your senators asking for funding for effective global health and education programs. (Word version)
The appropriations season is a critical time when budget priorities are set for the issues we care about. Enroll others in writing Congress about key global health and education issues. Create a cascade of voices for the end of poverty. (Word version)