Frequently Asked Questions

Read answers below to the most frequently asked questions about volunteering with RESULTS. Watch the video to hear directly from Adriana of East Harbor, CT about what it’s like to be a RESULTS volunteer.

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As a RESULTS advocate you will dedicate 4-6 hours / month taking advocacy actions like: 

  • Speaking with policymakers about problems in your community and solutions that can make a difference 
  • Publishing media to call attention to injustice in the world and solutions that need to happen 
  • Learn about the systems of oppression that continue to create poverty and inequality today and policy solutions that can make a difference 
  • Connecting with others in your community to build a powerful network of advocates working together for the end of poverty 

Yes! You do not need to be a policy expert to make a difference at RESULTS. We will support you through training, mentoring, and monthly resources to learn the skills you need to be effective. The only thing necessary is a vision for a better future and the drive to be part of the solution.

  • Tangible actions that you can accomplish no matter your experience – whether or not you’re new to advocacy or been doing this for years   
  • Information on policies that can make the greatest difference in our communities and around the world addressing inequality   
  • Advocacy skills training and webinars where you can connect with RESULTS staff, other leaders working on these issues, and volunteers doing the same work as you   
  • A community of advocates across the United States and world dedicated to this mission

You will:

  • Dedicate 4-6 hours per month towards advocacy    
  • Learn about the history of oppression that creates poverty and inequality today   
  • Learn about policy solutions that can make a difference and advocate for them with your policymakers   
  • Develop relationships with decision makers and their staff so that when you get in touch, they listen   
  • Write emails and make phone calls to decision makers and their staffers   
  • Meet face to face with our government leaders and their staff    
  • Publish opinion articles in your local newspapers about issues of poverty and inequality   
  • Build relationships with likeminded people and organizations in your community    
  • Learn more on our website about what our RESULTS advocates have to say about volunteering!   

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