About Lindsayksaunders

Lindsay K. Saunders is a communications and outreach pro. She is passionate about a number of things surrounding the development of content including branding, content strategy, design of documents and webpages, and the importance of communicating complex information creatively. Outside of communications, Lindsay devotes her time to advocacy for social justice issues tied to poverty, women's rights, racial justice issues, and above all: inequality.

Child Tax Credit Expansion: a Resource for Families

Before 2021, 27 million low-income children were excluded from the full Child Tax Credit (CTC). The American Rescue Plan (ARP) has temporarily closed this gap for one year. CTC Expansion Previously, the maximum CTC refund was $1,400. Families earning below $2,500 annually received nothing, while wealthy families got the full $2,000 credit. For those with [...]

By |2021-07-23T17:23:40+02:00July 23rd, 2021|Advocacy|0 Comments

Letter to the Next Generation of Activists

In mid-November, I received a request from a friend and RESULTS staff member to write a letter as a new board member and the vision that I have as a volunteer advocate, considering a significant focus on global poverty and my experience living and working abroad for USAID/Zambia. When I had written my letter, I [...]

By |2020-12-10T20:33:55+02:00December 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

9 Ways You Can Grant a Wish For My Birthday 

Hey, How are your days? I suspect, rather challenging, any which way you look at it... My 37th birthday is on June 2, 2020. I thought for sure we'd be out of the woods by now from this pandemic and I didn't expect recent racist events... I'm still taking walks in the woods and living [...]

By |2020-06-02T20:04:01+02:00May 29th, 2020|Advocacy|0 Comments

25 Ways I’m Staying Busy, Happy, & Healthy while #SocialDistancing

25 Ways I’m Staying Busy, Happy, & Healthy while Social Distancing How ya doing there, my friend? Tough times. Bored? Frustrated? Overwhelmed? Wondering what to do to occupy your time and be a good little social distancing global citizen? I hope if you're reading this, you're home safe and healthy, but also following our directives [...]

By |2020-03-30T06:01:24+02:00March 30th, 2020|Advice|0 Comments

NC Changemakers: Virginia Reed, Campaign Manager

I believe there are changemakers all around us, often quietly doing great work and tucked away behind people they’re elevating. I believe there are many “young people,” as we’re often referred to, making change more than we are often recognized for doing. I started following Virginia Reed, 25, on Twitter last summer when the Raleigh [...]

By |2020-03-08T19:30:32+02:00March 1st, 2020|Advocacy|0 Comments

NC Changemakers: Leah Krevat, Teen Activist

I’m a very community-driven person and very vocal about the causes and people I care about. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about other people are the same way, whether they put themselves out there for public service to be a candidate or elected official or they “just” go to sleep and wake up every [...]

By |2020-03-25T03:50:30+02:00February 23rd, 2020|Advocacy|0 Comments

Lindsay K. Saunders Speech: Outlining Inequality; Identifying Advocacy & Partnership Opportunities

Back in October 2018, I received an email with an ask: would I speak to the Democratic Women of Johnston County about my advocacy work? I would love to, I said, but I was in another country, completing a year of service for the United States government and our African partners... Months later, that email [...]

By |2019-03-27T04:46:13+02:00March 17th, 2019|Advocacy, Careers, Feminism|0 Comments

10 Things I’m Most Proud of from 2017

Victorious Lindsay I’m not much for new year’s resolutions, but I am big on reflection. Last year, I did a 10 things I’m most proud of from 2016 post and I’m doing a similar reflection this year, especially since last year was so eventful.  So, without these sentiments being in any particular ranked [...]

By |2018-01-01T22:10:21+02:00January 1st, 2018|Advice|0 Comments

Lively Technology, AmCham Thanksgiving, Moving & Honors

Newsletter 4, Week 3, November 19, 2017: These are personal views and do not reflect those of the U.S. Government.  Follow USAID Zambia on Social So if you really want the regular scoop on some of our activities, events, and partner work, you should follow us online: USAID Zambia Facebook and USAID Zambia Twitter. So, go on then, please [...]

By |2017-12-04T18:22:22+02:00December 4th, 2017|Careers|0 Comments
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