Keep the momentum going from our successful First 100 Days Campaign by using media to push lawmakers in Washington to be bold. We have the opportunity to stably house millions and cut child poverty in half. Your letters to the editor will keep the pressure on members of Congress to seize this moment now. (Word version)
Drawing on his experience as an attorney helping tenants in San Francisco, RESULTS’ Senior Policy Associate Michael Santos discusses evictions and their impact on American renters, overviews plans to address the affordable housing crisis, and outlines ways to make the case for affordable housing to your members of Congress. View the recording and slides from the webinar.
With over 200 lobby meetings in 2021, RESULTS volunteers are making a difference in the movement to end poverty. Finish our First 100 Days Campaign strong by lobbying your members of Congress to make bold investments that will make housing affordable for millions of renters and reduce child poverty by more than half. (Word version)
RESULTS’ Meredith Dodson reviews new data on hardship amidst the pandemic and why it is important that we expand access to housing assistance as part of new recovery legislation. She also discusses the amazing opportunity we have to dramatically reduce poverty through expansions of the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit. Watch the recording and chat and review the slides from the forum.
Learn the basics of meeting with members of Congress and their staff including scheduling a meeting, preparing for it, running it, and following up afterward. Also, learn the basics of RESULTS EPIC Laser Talk so you can speak powerfully when meeting with lawmakers. Listen to the recording and view the slides from this training.
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!
Use these two laser talks to make the case for emergency rental assistance for millions of families struggling to keep a roof over their heads and to boost SNAP benefits for hungry Americans until the current crisis ends. (Printable versions: Word/PDF)