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RESULTS The Power To End PovertyRESULTS The Power To End Poverty
RESULTS is a movement of passionate, committed everyday people. Together they use their voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty. Volunteers receive training, support, and inspiration to become skilled advocates. In t... Read more
RESULTS is a movement of passionate, committed everyday people. Together they use their voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty. Volunteers receive training, support, and inspiration to become skilled advocates. In time, volunteers learn to effectively advise policy makers, guiding them towards decisions that improve access to education, health, and economic opportunity. With every hour of their time, volunteers multiply their impact through the enormous power of advocacy -- whether it’s helping change policy to support millions of families putting food on the table or helping raise billions of dollars for the world’s most vulnerable children. Backed by the in-depth research and legislative expertise of staff, RESULTS advocates realize the incredible power they possess to use their voices to change the world.
For over 35 years, RESULTS and RESULTS Educational Fund have been shining light on critical, effective solutions to poverty. By combining the powerful voices of citizen advocates with research and oversight of U.S. anti-poverty efforts at home and abroad, RESULTS has been changing government priorities and people’s lives.
RESULTS Educational Fund, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization:
Performs cutting-edge research and oversight.
Educates and mobilizes the public, policy makers, and the media.
Supports powerful citizenship by training volunteers in public speaking, generating media, and educating their communities and elected officials on issues of poverty.
RESULTS, Inc., a nonprofit, grassroots advocacy 501(c)(4) organization:
Pushes for specific policies and legislation to address poverty.
Empowers people to become powerful voices for the end of poverty through grassroots advocacy.
RESULTS is a well-organized and friendly organization. They work on ending global and US poverty by focusing on equal access to health care, education and economic opportunity through political advocacy. Also, they are very flexible, which has been awesome because between work and my family I only have a few hours I can dedicate a month.
They have lots of training and support for volunteers, and most of the other volunteers I have worked with are very nice and friendly, so it's been a fun experience.
This year we are working on a bill that got introduce in the senate to end preventable child and maternal death by 2035 and also getting our reps in congress to join a caucus for getting basic education to the 59 million elementary school kids that don't have access to schools. Last year we successfully worked on getting more vaccines to the world's poorest areas. It's nice to be part of a group that's actually making a difference.
RESULTS does an excellent job of teaching me how to effectively meet with members of Congress to advocate for ending poverty. Steering U.S. foreign aid to the people who need it most is not an easy task in Washington. But with the support of the RESULTS team, I keep gaining the necessary persistence to be a voice for the voiceless.