Roscoe Mapps

Roscoe Mapps is the deputy campaign manager for ONE Vote. Before joining ONE, Roscoe worked across the country in the ’08 presidential primary elections, and a spent a number of years as a corporate recruiter.

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From DC to Boca Raton, ONE members tune into foreign policy debate

ONE members across the country gathered on Monday to watch the US presidential foreign policy debate and discuss our issues. Here’s a round up of some of our favorite events: DC Many Americans spent presidential debate night with their close friends cheering for their favorite candidate. At ONE, we were cheering for our......
ONE Vote 2012 takes our message to DNC delegates

ONE Vote 2012 takes our message to DNC delegates

ONE Vote 2012 Deputy Campaign Manager Roscoe Mapps reports on his experience at the Democratic National Convention. Every morning during the Democratic National Convention last week, delegates met by state for breakfast and invited great speakers to talk about top issues for the upcoming election. This year our bipartisan ONE......
ONE Vote 2012 kicks off in Phoenix

ONE Vote 2012 kicks off in Phoenix

ONE members around the country are hitting the presidential campaign trail, engaging and educating the candidates on the fight against extreme poverty for ONE Vote. Last night at Ticoz Resto-Bar, the Phoenix ONE Vote team executed one of the most exciting campaign kick-off events I’ve ever seen. Nearly 50 people came out to......
ONE participates in historic San Francisco AIDS Walk

ONE participates in historic San Francisco AIDS Walk

Last Sunday, ONE members joined RESULTS and other Global Fund friends and partners for the the 26th Annual San Francisco AIDS Walk. During the event, we had the opportunity to meet with AIDS champion and leader Rep. Barbara Lee, who recently participated in National HIV Testing Day....
Michael Gerson helps ONE Vote kick off in the Lone Star state

Michael Gerson helps ONE Vote kick off in the Lone Star state

ONE members around the country are hitting the presidential campaign trail, engaging and educating the candidates on the fight against extreme poverty for ONE Vote. An editorial board meeting at the San Antonio Express News regarding ONE and the International Aids Conference. Last week, we had two really amazing ONE Vote even......
Leader Nancy Pelosi CAREs about lifesaving RESULTS

Leader Nancy Pelosi CAREs about lifesaving RESULTS

Earlier in May, ONE Mom Blogger Amy Graff and I joined a group from RESULTS and CARE for a meeting in San Francisco with Dan Bernal, district director for House Minority-Leader Representative Nancy Pelosi (CA-8), to discuss why life-saving programs should be protected in the 2013 State and Foreign Operations bill. Making up l......
ONE members ‘thrive’ at the Great American Write-In

ONE members ‘thrive’ at the Great American Write-In

Launching ONE’s Thrive campaign last week gave ONE member Alicia Lowe the perfect platform to highlight smart agriculture investments at an event called the Great American Write-In. Organized by Women For: Orange County, this annual event invites the local community to raise awareness and take action together around a n......
Celebrating International Women’s Day in Austin

Celebrating International Women’s Day in Austin

I attended a celebration of International Women’s Day in Austin, Texas a few weeks ago. We had an incredible line up of attendees, including County Commissioner Margaret Gomez, District Clerk Amalia Rodriguez-Mendoza, and women from World Vision, Nuru International and Congressman Doggett’s office who joined ONE members t......
Getting Tulsa fired up

Getting Tulsa fired up

ONE Southwest Regional Field Director Roscoe Mapps reports on a recent ONE meetup in Tulsa. One of the reasons I enjoy coming to Tulsa is so I can chit-chat with proud Tulsans who are eager to talk about their incredible city, its diverse economy and culture. On this trip, I learned that before Tulsa grew…...

ONE member Janessa Goldbeck cycles cross country for foreign aid

Last night, close friends and partners gathered to show some love to activist Janessa Goldbeck during the Cycle for Security San Francisco Launch Party. Headlining the event was Lt. Col Paul Clarke (USAF-Ret.), a Truman National Security Project Fellow, who spoke in detail about how proposed cuts to international development ......
Dear Senator Feinstein: Oppose the cuts!

Dear Senator Feinstein: Oppose the cuts!

Last weekend, Orange County ONE member Gina Kim opened her home to her community to join her in writing letters to Senator Dianne Feinstein, asking her to oppose any cuts to the FY12 State and Foreign Operations bill. This bill funds ONE’s priorities, including agricultural development, childhood vaccines and HIV/AIDS t......
An encouraging conversation with Rep. Jackie Speier

An encouraging conversation with Rep. Jackie Speier

Right before Labor Day Holiday weekend, ONE member Michelle Droz and I had the opportunity to meet with Rep. Jackie Speier. Elected as the Representative of the 12th US Congressional District in California in 2008, Rep. Speier has been a vocal leader on several domestic issues and voted to expand our global HIV/AIDS, tubercul......

Celebrating World Refugee Day in Fort Worth

On Monday, I was honored to join an incredible panel in Fort Worth, Texas at the Refugee Services of Texas (RST) Advocacy Forum for World Refugee Day. Together, we raised awareness around refugees and the importance of consistent advocacy within our own communities. Kim Gudimetla, who works with the agency, organized this ext......

ONE gives Rotary a hand at the Cajun and Blues Music Festival

Just after announcing ONE’s collaboration with Rotary International and connecting Rotary with ONE at the international conference in New Orleans, I joined thousands of Rotary supporters in Southern California over Memorial Day weekend for their 22nd Annual Cajun Blues and Music Festival at Rancho Santa Susana Community Par......