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U.S. Poverty National Webinar - Shared screen with speaker view
Betsy Skipp
13:42
Taylor where are you in AZ, my daughter lives in Flagstaff, I’m in miami Florida
sbuckingham
15:34
Hey all! It’s Sara Buckingham. FUZE wouldn’t let me enter my first and last name because I’m still logged in from a previous call. :)
sbuckingham
16:12
Really impressive work, everyone! These are amazing statistics!
Betsy Skipp
17:17
Sara, great to see your back online
sbuckingham
18:19
Hey Betsy! Great to be back. :)
sbuckingham
20:23
I’m really proud of our Alaska group’s work with local coalitions to get Senator Murkowski to vote no on the Farm Bill!
sbuckingham
21:04
Yes, to protect SNAP - reaching out to the House and taking a firm stand
Betsy Skipp
21:08
we’re proud of a few number of people in FL doing the work and getting MOC support and the public charge
Kathleen Duncan
21:46
Glad Houston US Poverty Becky Hopson could attehd the IC.
Mary Albertson
21:47
Several LTEs by Sylvia Lewis. Radio interviews on my show with RESULTS staff. Ken on November WE Get RESULTS
kemspaulding
21:59
I had 3 face to face meetings with Sen. Tim Kaine. Talked with him on Snap. Had one face to face incounter with Senator Mark Warner
Andrew Fenton
22:04
In AZ, we are beyond happy to announce that we have—within the last month, garnered more than 13 NEW RESULTS Advocates!
Meredith Dodson
22:06
Yes, and proud of Becky's spread!
Meredith Dodson
22:45
Amazing work there in Michigan Mary and all!
Meredith Dodson
23:00
and awesome work with the VA senators (and more!)
sbuckingham
23:01
So wonderful, Kem!
Meredith Dodson
23:21
excited about RESULTS growing in ARizona and beyond
Betsy Skipp
23:52
we love you Maxine
Meredith Dodson
24:20
Jos, we still see the SNAP slide, or at least me
Mary Albertson
24:53
Talked to Senator Gary Peters Friday at his birthday party. Told him about new affordable housing piece for RESULTS and asked him to talk to leadership to support House funding amount for TB.
Meredith Dodson
25:01
And a box that says "Please move this window away from the shared application in front of Maxine's pic"
Jos Linn
26:02
I don't know what that is. trying to get rid of
sbuckingham
26:28
That’s awesome, Mary!
Mary Albertson
26:35
Sorry- Me is Mary Albertson Detroit.
Betsy Skipp
27:10
trying to work with https://catalystmiami.org/our-work/prosper/
Susan Burket
28:38
Question for Maxine: if you have an eviction on your "record," does that stay with you forever?
sbuckingham
30:13
That’s really powerful, Maxine. Thank you for sharing.
Mary Albertson
30:56
Mary Albertson-waiting for a meeting date for a face to face with Congresswoman elect Haley Stevens 11th District MI. She said she is excited to meet with us probably next week.
Betsy Skipp
30:59
housing is a major issue in miami, especially because of May low income neighborhoods are so violent
Andrew Fenton
33:20
Regarding the national poverty line within the United States, as stated, what does “extremely low-income, mean numerically?
Andrew Fenton
33:58
***Furthering, what percentage, below, the current, national poverty line?***
Betsy Skipp
37:16
odd question, “ slum lords”, section 8, community and local political engagement
Meredith Dodson
37:17
Mary, reach out once your meeting is confirmed -- and would love to hear anything she's said re: possible committee assignments or priorities
Meredith Dodson
39:29
not sure I understand your question (if it is a question) Betsy -- can you elaborate a little?
Betsy Skipp
39:41
how are you holding the builders associations accountable , and the chambers of commerce
Meredith Dodson
39:44
Others: type in questions here. Will ask your questions from AZ?
Meredith Dodson
39:57
sorry no question mark, I will
Meredith Dodson
41:18
And a plug: I just finished "Color of Law" by Richard Rothstein this morning and I know others on this call are reading it. Pick it up when you get a chance (I got mine at the library on hold), would love to discuss on a future webinar/call
Betsy Skipp
43:40
how do we get onto a state campaign
Yolanda Gordon
45:50
yes the color of law is an important read
Betsy Skipp
46:26
in miami there are not enough section 8 housing available people stand in line for hours just to apply
Mary Albertson
46:45
Meredith-Haley is the co-leader (president?) of the Freshman class. What's it called?
Andrew Fenton
54:45
Regarding AMI, how does one combat this issue in more-so, wealthier communities?
Andrew Fenton
55:35
For, AMI fluctuates given the area in which one—and their family—resides.
sbuckingham
57:44
Woohoo! Go Kathleen! :)
Catherine Logsdon
58:26
When housing vouchers were introduced to phase out "public housig" it was widely embraced. Now it is harder & harder to get landlords to accept vouchers in "safe and good" neighborhoods. The personal support systems are harder to maintain and families have new struggles they weren't expecting.
Mary Albertson
01:01:38
Can I comment?
Andrew Fenton
01:02:00
Kathleen, that’s great! Do you have any RESULTS Reps. within, “the inner-circle/loop”? If so, please reach out, for, I have favorable contacts I could put you in touch with.
Meredith Dodson
01:02:38
Sorry Mary, but please type in the Chat any additional tips
Meredith Dodson
01:03:20
Andrew, not sure I understand your question, do you know folks who specifically who have worked with one of her new Reps in the Houston area and can help get a meeting? that would be helpful
Mary Albertson
01:04:09
Senator Peters' staffer was asked if he had a way to contact a new CongeresswomaNB ANS HE SAID YES HE COULD CONNECT HER WITH THE CONGRESSWOMAN ELECT SO MAYBE ASK ANOPTHER OFFICE NEAR THEM AND THEY MAY HAVE INFO.
Betsy Skipp
01:05:14
are you sending volunteer match folks to FL
Meredith Dodson
01:05:17
oh, that's a great tip!
Betsy Skipp
01:06:37
congrats Jana
sbuckingham
01:06:38
So excited to have you as a fellow RC, Jana!
Meredith Dodson
01:06:41
yep, as folks plug into one of our orientations we are connecting (you'll hear from staff). little surprised you haven't gotten any yet in FL but be ready! :)
Jana Julian (JJ)
01:06:50
thank you everyone!
Mary Albertson
01:07:27
Yvonne ask Senator Peters' staffer if he knew how to connect to Congresswoman elect Rashida Talib and he said yes he could give Yvonne her contact info. So maybe other offices could help. I had Haley's card from the campaign which had her cell number!
Andrew Fenton
01:09:05
Sorry, let me clarify. Regarding the Houston Metro at large—vis-a-vis, the “inner-loop”, a term known throughout the area, I have influential donors and contacts within said area. Focusing on the “Rice Village”, Rice University, and the River Oaks Community, if not already exhausted, please let me know and I would love to place you in contact with potential advocates and donors!
Mary Albertson
01:09:43
Or what about their FB page with a way to message them to have someone contact you. Mary Albertson
Betsy Skipp
01:10:19
yeah for the new website
Meredith Dodson
01:12:09
stay on Andrew and others interested in AMI/housing, have a visual I can show you that Mike sent (will do a screen share
Andrew Fenton
01:12:41
Perfect! Thanks
Betsy Skipp
01:13:12
I like to know how we can get home builders involved
Yolanda Gordon
01:13:59
can you send it to us Meredith