Monday, October 24, 2011

Call Your Rep. — Deadline Extended Through Wednesday, October 26!

Please call the foreign policy aide for your representative ASAP and ask that he or she sign on to the Schakowsky sign-on letter to Secretary of State Clinton. The letter asks the Obama administration to make a three-year pledge of $375 million to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) at the upcoming replenishment conference in November. The last day they can sign on is this Wednesday, October 26. Stay in action on it it until you get a yes or no answer!
Thanks to your persistent work, we now have at least 29 supporters on this critical letter. Great work! More will sign if we just ask them to. 
Current signers: Schakowsky (D-IL), Moran (D-VA), Christensen (D-VI), Woolsey (D-CA), Lujan (D-NM), Napolitano (D-CA), Lofgren (D-CA), Farr (D-CA), Holt (D-NJ), Jackson-Lee (D-TX), Polis (D-CO), Conyers (D-MI), Green (D-TX), Van Hollen (D-MD), Kildee (D-MI), Price (D-NC), Gonzalez (D-TX), McDermott (D-WA), T. Ryan (D-OH), Andrews (D-NJ), Lee (D-CA), Speier (D-CA), McNerney (D-CA), Honda (D-CA), Eshoo (D-CA), Rothman (D-NJ), Davis (D-CA), Hastings (D-FL), Rush (D-IL)
If your Rep. is already a signer, thank him/her and ask if they can influence one other House member to sign as well. If your congressperson hasn't yet signed, here are some useful resources to help you with this request:
Your efforts are critical to getting the administration to make this needed investment. Please take a couple of minutes to do this today or tomorrow. 

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