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2022 Together Women Rise Advocacy Orientation - Shared screen with speaker view
Sarah Leone
17:57
Feel free to put your name and where you are joining from in the chat!
kamala poudel
18:03
thanks
Nancy Soo
20:01
Colorado: want to learn about communications and some tact!
Chris King
20:03
San Francisco - Because advocacy works!
Sarah Izabel(she/her/ela) MD
20:07
MD. Want to learn more about gender equality advocacy
Sarah Leone
20:14
Welcome Nancy!
Sarah Leone
20:20
Hi Chris and Sarah!
Sarah Izabel(she/her/ela) MD
20:25
Hi Sarah!
susan lieberman
20:25
San Diego CA. I’m thinking advocacy might be a healthy treatment for my current cultural despair.
Janice Gedmin
20:26
Illinois, wanting information on advocacy
Barbara Clawson
20:26
Burlington, NC I’m here because I believe advocacy is critical to reaching our goals.
BARBARA SHEER
20:32
From DE and AZ work with international nurses so interested in learning more about this group.
Soraya Ali
20:36
I am from Berkeley CA and Chris King invited me to the meeting
Farida Kathawalla
20:54
From Boston , my work is to focus on improving the lives of women and girls especially in 3rd world countries
Susan Tydings Tocher
20:59
Susan Tocher of Boulder, CO. I co-lead 2 chapters and would like to be able to speak about the Advocacy chapter in our meetings. Thank you.
Nancy Soo
21:04
got a link from Together Women Rise
Sue Byrd
21:36
Martin, Tennessee
kamala poudel
21:41
we have peer support self help groups
Anita Villar-Bell
22:07
I honestly don't know how I was chosen to join and not quite sure this is a good fit for me. I am in Charlotte
Ken Patterson, RESULTS (he/him)
22:36
Nice to meet you Anita—I’m in Asheville. We should talk
Margaret Moodian
22:45
I am trying to get a resolution for a holiday passed. Would love to hear any tips you might have.
Ken Patterson, RESULTS (he/him)
23:35
The advocacy skills you learn with the group can be used for many issues you care about
Roberta V
23:45
I’m in Lenox, Ma.
Sarah Leone
23:55
Welcome Roberta and Anita!
Sarah Leone
25:27
You can learn more here: https://results.org/volunteers/anti-oppression/
Linda Fulton
28:57
Who supplied the funding?
Leslye Heilig
33:14
Funding is supplied by US Government through appropriations
Leslye Heilig
36:08
When you build a relationship the members and staff turn to you for information and respect your opinion
Ken Patterson, RESULTS (he/him)
37:10
Moc = Member of Congress
Leslye Heilig
37:24
These slides and the recording will be made available after this evening
Ken Patterson, RESULTS (he/him)
39:01
LTE = Letter to the editor
Leslye Heilig
39:05
At 64 I learned how to be an advocate—you’re never too old
Margaret Moodian
39:39
That’s wonderful, Leslye.
Leslye Heilig
42:52
The community and friendships developed are the real prize
Sarah Leone
43:07
Absolutely Leslye!
Leslye Heilig
45:54
This is MAIA. Previously called Starfish, which interestingly was the grantee being supported at my very first Dining for Women meeting 10 years ago
Sarah Leone
46:23
You will!
Leslye Heilig
46:25
Stories are what MOC’s retain, not the numbers
Leslye Heilig
48:58
I’ve had staffers call me and thank me for being persistent
Sarah Leone
50:07
We recently had an advocate get a personal phone call from her representative. She missed the call, and when she saw it, returned the call and the Representative answered on the first ring to thank her for her advocacy and that he was signing on to the bill she had asked.
Yanick Perodin
51:39
we have the privilege of having access to our members of congress but it is not given in some countries.We have the duty to advocate for them
Leslye Heilig
52:03
Wee said Yanick.
Leslye Heilig
52:10
Well said
Sarah Leone
52:24
Absolutely Yanick, it's a right, not a privilege here in the United States
Sarah Leone
52:36
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Chris King
52:38
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Michelle Lampher
52:40
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Leslye Heilig
52:43
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Lisa Hachee
52:48
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Sarah Izabel(she/her/ela) MD
52:50
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pat bartlett
53:06
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Barbara Clawson
53:07
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Michele Bauer
53:21
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Sarah Leone
53:40
Champion Scale Tool: https://results.org/wp-content/uploads/ChampionScale.pdf
Sarah Leone
54:31
US to host the Global Fund: https://www.theglobalfund.org/en/news/2021-11-11-united-states-to-host-next-global-fund-replenishment-conference/#:~:text=United%20States%20to%20Host%20Next%20Global%20Fund%20Replenishment%20Conference,-11%20November%202021&text=GENEVA%20%E2%80%93%20The%20Global%20Fund%20to,the%20second%20half%20of%202022.
Leslye Heilig
55:18
And it has been on the ground immediately for the COVID pandemic
Sarah Leone
55:26
Leslye ahead of the game!
Leslye Heilig
57:12
Unfortunately the incidences of TB and AIDS have increased due to the pandemic
Leslye Heilig
57:48
Millions more girls have left school and will not return due to becoming child brides or becoming pregnant
Leslye Heilig
59:11
Women and girls are the most marginalized and have lost the most due to COVID
Yanick Perodin
59:41
Most of the diseases could be eradicated if we end poverty
Sarah Leone
59:48
Absolutely
Michelle Lampher
01:00:57
Why does Rise only advocate on global and not domestic issues as well?
Michelle Lampher
01:01:31
How many members tend to participate in advocacy activities?
Ken Patterson, RESULTS (he/him)
01:01:36
Third Tuesday of the month
Michelle Lampher
01:01:55
What other organizations does Results (and thus Rise) partner with on these advocacy efforts?
Sarah Leone
01:02:38
Rise does this because their work is focused on global partnerships with women's groups
Sarah Leone
01:03:06
We've had about 40 members take part in advocacy meetings!
Ken Patterson, RESULTS (he/him)
01:03:15
RESULTS also partners with the National Peace Corps Association.
Sarah Leone
01:04:06
We have 170 Together Women Rise advocates!
Michelle Lampher
01:05:04
How many are active in the broader Results network of advocates?
Sarah Leone
01:05:23
We have over 600 advocates active
Mary Ellen Burke
01:06:04
Do you connect or partner with the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women intiatives
Sarah Leone
01:06:24
We often have advocates come back because life happens as we all know, so that number fluctuates at times.
Ken Patterson, RESULTS (he/him)
01:06:49
We do always connect a RISE global partner to our advocacy each monthly.
Ken Patterson, RESULTS (he/him)
01:07:54
USGLC: US Global Leadership Coalition
Sarah Leone
01:08:46
Together Women Rise website: https://togetherwomenrise.org/
Sarah Leone
01:09:20
Colectivo: https://colectivoguatemala.org/
Sarah Leone
01:10:42
Register Here: https://results.salsalabs.org/diningforwomen
Anita Villar-Bell
01:10:43
Thank you so very much for your time and talents! It's important work. I am not available at this time. If something changes I will reach out.
Leslye Heilig
01:11:03
Thanks Anita
Ken Patterson, RESULTS (he/him)
01:11:11
https://results.salsalabs.org/diningforwomen/index.html
Sarah Leone
01:11:52
Sarah I, did you have a question?
Lisa Hachee
01:14:19
Thank you all for your time. Thanks for the invite, Chris!
Sarah Leone
01:14:31
thanks everyone for joining!
Michael Santos
01:14:36
Thank you!