Seeking Global Health, Global Education Advocates in Lafayette


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Anywhere in LafayetteLafayette, LA 70503


About

Interested in global issues and looking for a way to make a difference? RESULTS Louisiana is accepting new volunteers to help us advocate for the end of extreme global poverty. We'd love to invite you to check us out and see how you can help us promote access to health, education, and economic opportunity through powerful community advocacy.

RESULTS GLOBAL POVERTY BACKGROUND

Since 1990, the number of children dying from preventable causes across the world has been cut by more than half, millions more kids in low income countries are going to school, and we're on the path to ending AIDS. RESULTS has played an important role in these successes through our advocacy.

But we know there is still more work to do. This year, 5.9 million kids will die of a preventable cause before their 5th birthday, 289,000 women will die from a preventable pregnancy related cause, and millions of girls will miss out on their chance to go to school - simply because they were born in a low income community.

For the first time in history, we are faced with the fact that we have all of the resources needed to end these problems, ensuring that all kids are healthy, in school, and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

The question isn't "Can we do this" but "Will we do what is needed to make this possibility a reality."

ABOUT RESULTS LOUISIANA

RESULTS Louisiana is a group of passionate, committed community members who are stepping up to this challenge. Our members come from Lafayette, Baton Rouge, and New Orleans. We meet monthly, get updates on pressing global issues, learn powerful advocacy skills, and most important, take action together to make a difference.

Actions include:

  • Meeting face to face with members of Congress
  • Writing pieces for the media.
  • Writing letters and making phone calls to decision makers
  • Hosting community education events and calling on others in the community to take action with us

If you want to make a difference on global issues from Louisiana and are looking for a way to get connected we'd love to welcome you to our team.

To learn more about how you can become invovled in our movement contact Amanda Beals at abeals@results.org or (314)737-6901.

Skills

  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 3-5 hours/month
  • Passion for promoting social justice locally and globally

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