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Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Indianapolis Group Creating Change

When I first moved to Indiana in 2004 I was looking for ways to stay involved in the international issues that had grabbed my heart.  In an interesting process of asking around to different national organizations I stumbled upon a local grassroots group called RESULTS.  The first monthly meeting I attended was held at Mo & Johnny's in Broadripple. 

RESULTS is mostly a grassroots advocacy organization. Each month concerned citizens gather to discuss and take action on a specific international issue.  Most recently groups have been discussing and acting on the Farm Bill and TB-related legislation.  It is pretty simple, devote one night a month to writing a member of Congress or a Letter to the Editor.  Christy and I both have had letters published in the Indy Star.

We are trying  to revitalize the Indianapolis group.  We are looking for people who are willing to spend a few hours that could have a dramatic impact on our global neighbors.  Please consider attending an informational meeting:

Monday, December 17th
Old Bethel United Methodist Church, Indianapolis
7995 E. 21st St.
6:30-8:30 p.m.


I am looking for people who are passionate about making the difference in the world they've always dreamed of making; passionate about overcoming the cynicism and despair that surrounds us and becoming a beacon of hope in their community and world; and passionate about writing a new chapter in their life, one of civic courage.  None of this is possible, however, without a transformation from "I can't make a difference" to "I can," from "I can't fight City Hall" to "I am City Hall." At its best, that is what RESULTS is about, civic transformation so individuals can work together to make a real difference . . .           -- Sam Daley-Harris, Founder of RESULTS



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