Global Weekly Update July 22, 2013


July 22, 2013

International Conference Edition!

Hundreds of RESULTS advocates and allies are currently in Washington, DC, for learning and lobbying for the end of poverty. Check out the latest happenings on social media, either via Facebook (search: RESULTS) or on Twitter (#RESULTSConf).  

Even if you aren't with us in Washington, we're all in this together. Consider taking advantage of a couple of opportunities:

1. Everyone is invited to join our Everyday Hero Virtual Dash, a virtual fundraising run/walk event. Dash anywhere, any distance, any pace, anytime up until July 28 to earn a medal! Registration is $25 and includes a race bib and a hero medal. No need to ask people to sponsor you, but it can be a great outreach activity to ask your friends to participate in and be heroes themselves!

2. And remember that relationship-building doesn't just happen in DC. Utilize the August Congressional recess (starting August 3 and lasting over a month)! Book a face-to-face meeting with your senators or representative back home if you weren't able to meet with them in DC. Use our handy tip sheet for help booking your meetings. 

Thanks for being part of this phenomenal movement to end poverty!

"RESULTS is the greatest citizens' lobbying organization in the history of Western civilization."

— Rep. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

1. July 29, 8 pm ET. What’s Next After the International Conference? Dial (712) 432-3100, passcode 761262. Did you have a great experience getting to know RESULTS at the International Conference but still feel very new at advocacy and aren’t sure what to do next? You’re in luck! This call will help you craft next steps if you are a first-time attendee at the International Conference and/or a new(er) advocate and want help moving your advocacy forward.

2. August 10, 2 pm ET. RESULTS National Grassroots Conference Call for Global Poverty Campaigns. Dial (888) 409-6709 to join!

3. August 14, 9 pm ET. RESULTS Introductory Call. Heard of RESULTS and want to know more? Join us for this 30-minute introductory call. Contact us with any questions and RSVP for the call. Dial (712) 432-3100, passcode 761262 to join.

4. August 19, 8 pm ET. Next RESULTS Free Agents call for global poverty advocates. Dial: (218) 486-1611, passcode 7378587 (RESULTS). Are you a RESULTS activist with our global poverty campaigns, living in a town with no RESULTS group? You are alone no more! Contact Lisa Marchal, Senior Global Grassroots Associate, for more information on this monthly group call.

5. August 20, 8 pm ET. Media Support Call. Want to be part of the on-going support that’s available to help you reach your media goals? Then this is the call for you! Join monthly for inspiration and ideas to keep you going. Dial (218) 862-1300, passcode 682494 to join this call.

6. August 23, 1 pm ET. RESULTS Introductory Call. Heard of RESULTS and want to know more? Join us for this 30-minute introductory call. Contact us with any questions and RSVP for the call. Dial (712) 432-3100, passcode 761262 to join.

7. August 26, 1 pm ET. Building Bipartisan Champions Cohort Call. Dial (712) 432-3100, passcode 761262 for this special daytime call. This cohort meets every other month to brainstorm ways to move the needle on our issues in more challenging Congressional contexts. This call will feature a special guest, former Congressman Lee Hamilton (D-IN). Call in for insightful remarks and a Q&A session with this legislator who has dedicated his post-Congressional career to cultivating an interest in civil civic dialogue.

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