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reflecting six months into the first Results Canada Fellowship

July 2021 - Only six months ago, in the middle of a pandemic, we welcomed our first-ever cohort of energized advocates thanks to the launch of our Results Canada Education and Advocacy Fellowship Program. Since then, fellows have become a driving force of advocacy for our issues: in a short time they have published letters to the editor and op-eds, engaged with parliamentarians (Members of Parliament and senators), organized successful activities, have inspired others to take action, have created local groups of volunteers and more.

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Volunteers, we care about your wellbeing

June 2021 - Over a year ago, volunteers everywhere had to adjust to new virtual ways of taking action because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With more online opportunities came Zoom fatigue and additional mental health challenges. It is easy to feel stressed out by our current realities. This is a reminder of the importance of self-care as a volunteer advocate year-round. Please make time to reset and take great care of yourself.

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Blaise Cabanban - volunteer spotlight

May 2021 - “When you’re inspired by the volunteer work you do, you naturally want to build a network that demonstrates a clear message of allyship and inclusion.” This month, we’re featuring Blaise, a provincial leader who isn’t afraid of a challenge! Blaise came to Results in Fall 2020 with a passion for human rights, community building, and humanitarian policy.

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World leaders fall short of addressing urgent global needs at the G7 Summit

June 2021 - At the G7, global leaders should have stepped up with unprecedented, ambitious actions to end COVID-19 everywhere and mitigate against its devastating secondary impacts. Instead, they fell short and are letting the people of the world down.

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Canada can and must share vaccines now

June 2021 - Results Canada and 30 allied organizations are calling on Canada to join other wealthy countries in donating COVID-19 vaccine doses through COVAX - the global vaccine distribution initiative. On June 2, thanks to One Canada and Global Citizen Canada a press release was released detailing the call-to-action.

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Canada invests CAD$100 million in women and children

May 2021 - On May 7, the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children, and Adolescents (GFF) kicked-off its yearlong #ReclaimTheGains campaign with Canada as co-host. At the event, the Minister of International Development Karina Gould announced an initial CAD$100 million investment in the GFF to protect the health of women, children, and adolescents.

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June 22, 7pm ET - Annual General Meeting: featuring Alice Albright on the impacts of COVID-19 on global education

June 2021 - We are excited to announce Alice Albright, champion for global education and CEO of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), will be guest speaking at the opening of Results Canada’s Annual General Meeting on June 22, 2021.

Photo: GPE CEO Alice Albright during a school visit to the Masorie Primary School. Ms. Albright was in Sierra Leone for the launch of a GPE-supported program.

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May 25 at 7pm ET: Results Canada Webinar - #RaiseYourHand for education

May 2021 - COVID-19 has created the largest education disruption in history, with the number of out-of-school children growing substantially for the first time in decades. The urgency to act on education has never been greater. Join us for this webinar to learn (or re-learn!) how you can effectively use digital advocacy to #RaiseYourHand for education.

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May 13 at 12pm ET: Results Canada webinar - Parliamentary Engagement 101 (in French only)

May 2021 - Join us for a webinar on parliamentary engagement for beginners. We are going to cover the basics of advocacy, how the federal government functions and how to effectively communicate with a Member of Parliament. Please note that this webinar will be held in French only.

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RESULTS International Virtual Conference: June 12-13, 2021

April 2021 - Virtual workshops and panels are planned for throughout the weekend of June 12-13. You’ll have the opportunity to listen, learn and access education and information, tips and best practice on taking action, and be able to connect with fellow advocates from around the world.

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April 27 Webinar - Vaccines Bring Us Closer: A discussion on taking action to end the COVID-19 pandemic

April 2021 - Join us for this webinar to mark World Immunization Week!
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of vaccines as one of the great scientific innovations of our time. To end the pandemic, the majority of the world needs to be immune to COVID-19 and the safest way to achieve this is with a vaccine.

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National Volunteer Week volunteer showcase

April 2021 - Results volunteers are awesome! For National Volunteer Week, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of many passionate and dedicated volunteers who continuously give their time to advocate for a world free of extreme poverty. Our volunteers come from across Canada, forming groups and taking action within their communities. From writing letters to the editors (LTEs) to engaging parliamentarians, their collective actions create a powerful force for change.

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