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Open Caucus: Learn how to influence elected officials from grassroots advocates around the world - Shared screen with speaker view
Keith Task
18:30
Good morning from Cleveland!
Demi - Perth, WA
18:34
Hi everyone, Demi from Perth, WA :)
Meredith Dodson
18:37
So great to see lots of international friends! And kudos to those in the Canada and US who are up very early. Good morning and happy coffee drinking from Washington, DC!
JF Tardif
19:23
Hi Everyone!
Kyle Talkington
19:30
Good morning! Kyle from Dallas here.
Jawoon Kim, RESULTS AU
19:39
Morning JF & Kyle :)
Ken Patterson
19:42
Wow Dallas—6 am!
Jawoon Kim, RESULTS AU
19:47
Go DALLAS!
David Bryden
19:52
https://results.org/our-anti-oppression-values/
Meredith Dodson
20:06
WA state on -- that is serious commitment! :)
JF Tardif
20:20
or insomnia!
Jawoon Kim, RESULTS AU
20:33
Hello to fellow Aussies on the call!
Jawoon Kim, RESULTS AU
20:39
And Hi Sunnie from RESULTS Korea! :)
Shiva Shrestha
21:32
Yeah Demi!
Jawoon Kim, RESULTS AU
21:51
Go Demi! :)
Meredith Dodson
23:24
ah, WA = Western Australia (not WA state). Thank you Demi for sharing!
David Bryden
23:51
nice shirt Mark
Demi - Perth, WA
23:54
Yes, Western Australia :) should have wrote that!
Gill
23:55
Go Mark!
Jawoon Kim, RESULTS AU
23:59
Go Mark!
Jawoon Kim, RESULTS AU
24:01
Hello :)
Karyne Bury
24:09
@Meredith, I was going to say 4am in Washington State is a huge commitment hahaha
Karyne Bury
24:29
Great to hear from UK and Western Australia!
Ricci and Karen, UK
24:57
Fab Mark, thanks
Marzie Aghdaee (She/Her)
47:49
Hi. sorry I have connection issue I ll try to rejoin in a bit. thanks.
Kyle Talkington
48:24
Great meeting with and talking to you, Nancy and Evi!!
Gill
48:44
Thank you group 10 - great to meet and talk with you all
Evi Harmon, USA
48:55
Yes- it was great to put faces to names- Kyle & Nancy! :)
Lisa Marchal, RESULTS US
49:04
Inspiring to talk about people's experiences!
Mélissa Dubé (she/her), Canada
49:04
Thanks so much Lydia, Demi, Diane and Susan - lovely to meet and chat with you!
Keith Task
49:13
For those in my breakout rooms: to answer your question, the book I read was "A Path Appears" by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.
Karyne Bury
49:30
That was great! Thank you for sharing Bert and Paul!
Ken Patterson
50:08
I heard that one several times
Kathleen Duncan, Houston, TX
50:32
Good Job Dela
Mélissa Dubé (she/her), Canada
50:56
One great reminder that was shared in our group is to remember that your elected officials/staffers are also human beings! Find that personal connection with them.
Dela RESULTS UK
51:04
I forgot Tiffany’s great tip - keep your letters short and choose the key points for your repo
Global Engagement
51:10
great to meet Linda, Hannah, and Iria!
Ricci and Karen, UK
51:45
Spot on Richard, good one :-)
Dela RESULTS UK
51:51
Good luck with your London meetings Richard!
Lisa Marchal, RESULTS US
51:52
We had the great insight that you can't predict what a legislator will do just on reputation alone. Have that conversation!
Karyne Bury
51:53
We talked a lot about team work - it is valuable both at the meetings as well as getting in Letters to the Editor in the media
Michelle Imison
52:08
And your elected official's staffer is a gatekeeper: they will help tee up your meeting... or maybe *not* help you tee up a meeting...!
Karyne Bury
52:23
“Craft-“ivies, I love this idea!!
Karyne Bury
52:35
“Craft-ivisim*”
Anne Child in Oak Ridge
52:51
MPs want to make a difference. We can help them find a way to do that.
Anne Child in Oak Ridge
53:16
Find common ground
Shiva Shrestha
53:26
So ture Gill!
Ken Patterson
53:33
Last week a volunteer in Rochester NY found his member of Congress in the grocery store parking lot
Shiva Shrestha
53:37
* true
Dela RESULTS UK
53:51
You can see Karen’s across stitch in this video: https://twitter.com/resultsuk/status/1269177207731171329
Ricci and Karen, UK
54:13
:-)
Anne Child in Oak Ridge
54:29
Be yourself and reach back to your experience and your stories
Ken Patterson
55:18
Birds are giant in Australia!
David Bryden
55:29
Marco Rubio = US Senator from Florida
Lisa Marchal, RESULTS US
56:31
We had a wide variety of experiences in our group, too. Very inspiring, all!
Karyne Bury
56:48
Yes, he is one of the two Republican Senator from FL, and has signed on to many RESULTS issues, particularly in Foreign affairs
Nancy Gardiner RESULTS Coastal CT
56:58
Be persistent. Sometimes it takes many efforts. And do not be afraid to remind them when there are deadlines - they are busy and need reminders
Paula Kiger
57:07
Thank you to Ken for taking in the "room orphans." It was a nice group! :-)
Karyne Bury
57:27
Yes! The Nike motto - Just Do It!
Evi Harmon, USA
57:34
Fill out the sessions feedback (for this, and all workshops) here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FDVNY5V this session was the Open Caucus
Karyne Bury
57:34
I love it
Karyne Bury
58:24
The 2-min laser pitch is important, very good advice - practice, be bold, and speak up :) Great session everyone!
Dela RESULTS UK
58:59
Important to have spaces for sharing expertise like this one
Marcia Wong
59:34
is it possible to watch videos that were missed from yesterday?
Dela RESULTS UK
01:00:07
Struggling to hear you Naveed
Dela RESULTS UK
01:00:12
maybe switch off vide
Paula Kiger
01:00:48
Great to chat with all of you!
Dela RESULTS UK
01:00:49
Keep the conversation going online too! https://walls.io/voices4RESULTS
Dela RESULTS UK
01:00:54
#voices4RESULTS
Demi - Perth, WA
01:01:33
Thanks everyone! :)
David Bryden
01:01:36
Thanks!!!!!!!!!