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(IC2022) Advocacy 101: Engaging with Congress and their Staff - Shared screen with speaker view
Crickett, RESULTS (she/her)
15:51
always a solid choice :)
Dorothy, RESULTS (she/her)
16:31
Hi everyone! this is Dorothy, I've been on staff at RESULTS for 3 years :)
Karyne Bury (she/her), RESULTS
16:32
Hi everyone, Karyne Bury joining you all from Miami, FL!
Karyne Bury (she/her), RESULTS
16:40
I've been with RESULTS since 2016
Mary Lash
17:18
Hi, this is Mary Lash in Piedmont, SC. I've been with results since 2019.
Kit Logsdon
17:36
Kit Columbus OH 7 + years w/RESULTS
Crickett, RESULTS (she/her)
17:43
Crickett Nicovich - on staff at RESULTS since 2007
Kasapo Chibwe
17:54
Hi everyone. Kasapo Chibwe, RESULTS fellow and joining from Illinois. Been with RESULTS since this year January
Sarah Smith (She/her/hers)
17:55
Agreed Crickett. :) I am Sarah Smith, I use she/her/hers pronouns and I am from WV. I am in the fellowship and in results for the first time this year!
Breanne Olwan
17:56
Hi everyone! I’m Breanne.. Tuning in from Pennsylvania. I’ve been an advocate for nearly a year now and am a current RESULTS fellow :)
Karyne Bury (she/her), RESULTS
18:33
Here is a link to our Anti Oppression values, and additional resources as we learn to work together in an inclusive and equitable space: https://results.org/volunteers/anti-oppression/
Domonique Terrell, RESULTS (she/her)
18:49
Domonique joining from Maryland. Current RESULTS Fellow.
Byron H
18:51
Hey Errolyn! I was in orientation with you I believe, about two months ago, woohoo. ——Byron, Harrisburg, PA, 3 months in Results, just getting grounded.
Captioner Charlie Ai-Media
20:04
Hello, so sorry I am a bit late, there was a mix-up on the captioner assignments. Can a host please assign me to the role of captioner?
Sabina Rogers, ACTION Partnership (she/her)
21:31
You can access closed captioning in the zoom menu at the bottom of your screen. Click the icon and select “enable live transcription” (closed captioning is available for every session throughout the conference)
Karyne Bury (she/her), RESULTS
23:21
For more anti-oppression resources, please visit this page on our website: https://results.org/volunteers/anti-oppression/
Sarah Smith (She/her/hers)
23:51
I thought that it was just me too, haha!
Sabina Rogers, ACTION Partnership (she/her)
24:00
+1
Sarah Smith (She/her/hers)
27:58
I liked your definition best! :)
Sabina Rogers, ACTION Partnership (she/her)
28:08
sorry, everyone, for the dog barking
Byron H
28:19
Animal rights advocacy. Lol
Sabina Rogers, ACTION Partnership (she/her)
32:12
@Byron, right?! Dogs are humanity's best friend
Errolyn Gray (She/Her)
33:02
Great having you here with us today, Byron!!
Sarah Smith (She/her/hers)
33:10
Mine is super excited to visit DC next week!
Domonique Terrell, RESULTS (she/her)
33:51
This constant fear that where you start isn't big enough or making a huge enough impact
Sabina Rogers, ACTION Partnership (she/her)
34:35
+1 @Dominique
Karyne Bury (she/her), RESULTS
34:41
Great resource for looking up your members of Congress: https://www.govtrack.us/
Sarah Smith (She/her/hers)
34:59
Every time I google Senator Manchin I just get more disappointed
Karyne Bury (she/her), RESULTS
35:57
We have a powerful tool on our website to find your members of congress called Legislator Lookup, here is a direct link: https://results.org/volunteers/legislator-lookup/ and as Yolanda says, we are always here to help!
Karyne Bury (she/her), RESULTS
36:36
I totally feel you on that Sarah, we are here with you. Keep up the fight!
Karyne Bury (she/her), RESULTS
41:02
As you mention we all want the same things, I think the pathway to get there is where we sometimes disagree
Errolyn Gray (She/Her)
41:27
Now I can't unmute myself
Sarah Smith (She/her/hers)
41:56
Thank you Karyne! Sometimes it feels like both a curse and blessing to have him as a senator. So much power living in WV but also soooooo much responsibility trying to get him to do the right thing.
Karyne Bury (she/her), RESULTS
43:01
+1 Sarah, it can be tough, I am rooting for you all in WV!
Breanne Olwan
43:26
I’ve found the scheduler is key at times
Breanne Olwan
44:03
Yes
Sarah Smith (She/her/hers)
46:04
In pen?!?!?! He just sent me a one sentence email haha
Sarah Smith (She/her/hers)
46:21
Ms. Gordon got all of those connections oh my goodness
Breanne Olwan
46:53
@Sarah we are lucky to learn from her this year as Fellows
Karyne Bury (she/her), RESULTS
48:44
Yolanda GordonExpansion & Advocacy Teamygordon@results.orgErrolyn GrayRESULTS Expansion Teamegray@results.org