Between International Women’s Day, the budget victory, and Campus Manager Gordon’s birthday, this month was full of wins and celebrations and we want to make sure you’re up to date on all of them.
Extra, extra: Read all about it! 🗞
ONE members were featured in more than 50 local news outlets across the U.S. highlighting their time in Washington for the annual Power Summit. Read below to learn all about their hard work lobbying on Capitol Hill, as well as their important advocacy back home.
International Women’s Day
To celebrate IWD, ONE members across the country hosted more than 25 events. Here are some of the highlights:
With the beautiful & talented Lydiah at her Kenyan restaurant picking up a tray of her infamous curry spaghetti for our International Women’s Day Letter Writing Party. #defendaid #povertyissexist #femaleowned #supportimmigrants #internationalwomensday @ONEinAmerica @ONECampaign pic.twitter.com/EoKqQxj2Im
— Karla Doolittle (@duogirlie) March 8, 2018
Come check out the #IWD ONE Campus table in Whitaker Atrium! Ask us about our current campaign, sign our petition to support funding for women’s education, and take a selfie with our hashtags!! #ONECampus #ONEatHood #PovertyIsSexist #DefendAid pic.twitter.com/zTWCwDk4B4
— ONE @ Hood (@ONEatHood) March 8, 2018
Important IWD reads (and a special quiz)
Looking for some inspiration? Read all about Wilhelmina, an independent Liberian artist who turned her passion for fashion into her career.
Here’s an important read that shows us why (25 reasons why, to be precise) poverty is sexist.
It’s 2018 and these 9 sexist laws should not be a part of our reality.
This may be what our quiz dreams are made of – What world-changing woman are you?
After 13 months of hard work and relentless persistence from members around the U.S., leaders from both parties have stepped up to protect life-saving programs. This budget victory wouldn’t exist without the passionate work members just like YOU accomplished – thanks to the 43,000 messages sent to elected officials, the 11,000 phone calls, and the 500 in-person meetings, programs that not only save lives but lift millions out of extreme poverty have been protected.
ONE birthday wish
Your favorite East Coast Campus Manager, Gordon (G, G-dubs, G-Wagon) celebrated a birthday in March. It’s not too late to make his ONE and only birthday wish come true – simply click here to add your name to the current petition and make sure YOUR voice is being heard.