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Dan Skallman
June 8, 2017
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Uniting Seattle Champions in the Fight against Malaria

On August 14, our partner, JCI USA, rolled into Seattle, Washington on one of the last stops of this year’s BzzzTour. In the Seattle area, the team was able to meet with the offices of Congressman Jim McDermott, Congressman Rick Larsen, Senator Patty Murray, and Senator Maria Cantwell.

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Chris Helfrich
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A way we can help during the Ebola crisis

Yesterday in Washington, the head of the World Health Organization, Dr. Margaret Chan, said at a news conference that to date there have been at least 3,500 Ebola cases, with more than 1,900 deaths. She called the outbreak “the largest and most severe and most complex we’ve ever seen in the nearly 40-year history of this disease.”

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Liz Wing
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Sail boats, save lives

Each year, the Netherlands chapter of the Junior Chamber International (JCI) hosts a regatta, a boat race, in Croatia.  JCI members from across Europe attend the three-day race. Teams from Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, and Turkey compete in six separate boat races. This year, 100 people participated, filling 11 yachts.

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Rachel Henderson
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Join us for UN General Assembly Week!

Next week, world leaders will gather in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, where they will discuss some of the greatest challenges of our time. And there’s an opportunity for you to join that conversation.

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Elizabeth Ivanovich
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The connection between climate change and malaria

On September 23, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will convene global leaders from governments, businesses, and non-governmental groups for a Climate Summit to spur action to address the climate challenge.

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Dan Skallman
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Champions head to Capitol Hill for Summit

On September 28-29, over 150 of our grassroots supporters will come to Washington, DC for the 2014 Nothing But Nets Champion Summit, which will convene inspiring speakers and offer valuable trainings on how to take action in the fight against malaria.

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Aaron Sherinian
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#2030Now: 5 Themes from the Social Good Summit

The 2014 Social Good Summit just wrapped up, and the best word to describe it is inspiring. As leaders gather at the United Nations to address shared global challenges, citizens from Tunisia to Gaza to Ukraine to Sudan to the United States spoke about how citizens can use technology and social media to create a better world for all by 2030.

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Johnna Sundberg
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Nationwide BzzzTour Holds Events in 20 States

Over the summer, Nothing But Nets partnered with JCI USA on its second-annual BzzzTour to travel from coast to coast, encouraging elected officials, JCI USA chapters, and communities nationwide to join the fight against malaria. This year’s BzzzTour visited more than 100 JCI chapters across 20 states, with major stops in Nashville, Des Moines, St. Louis, Seattle, Houston, and Washington D.C. 

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Johnna Sundberg
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How the Global Fund and PMI help us Save Lives

Recently, the Nothing But Nets campaign attended a panel discussion on Capitol Hill which highlighted how some of the global leaders in the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria are working hand-in-hand to accelerate progress and ensure sustainability against these diseases.  

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Johnna Sundberg
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Kevin Strickland’s Civics Project

During the summer of 2011, middle school student Kevin Strickland from Springfield, Virginia was inspired by a Nothing But Nets ad he saw on Hulu. Later that year, Kevin was assigned a service learning project for his civics class.

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