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Peace Corps Funding - Call Congress Today 3/14

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  • Pete Johnson
    NorCal Today is the last day to contact Congress - CALL - too late for e-mails - see contacts below this NPCA message for specific Congressional reps and if
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      NorCal
      Today is the last day to contact Congress - CALL - too late for e-mails
      - see contacts below this NPCA message for specific Congressional reps
      and if yours is one of them please call
      Pete Johnson for NPCA Advocacy

      Your Congressman/woman has today to show support for increased
      Peace Corps funding�final calls needed

      Congressman Sam Farr, Mike Honda, and three Republican RPCVs in the
      House (Shays, Walsh, Petri) are circulating a �Dear Colleague� letter,
      asking other members to support increased funding for the Peace Corps.�
      Please take a moment to contact your Representative and ask him/her to
      sign onto the letter.� The deadline for signing onto the letter is
      Wednesday, March 14th.� Signatures are being collected in the office of
      Congressman Sam Farr.

      Below you will find phone numbers and email links for your
      Congressman/woman:�

      Take Action By Phone: Identify yourself as a constituent and leave this
      message:

      �I�m calling to ask Congressman/woman ________ to sign onto
      Farr-Shays-Walsh-Honda-Petri Dear Colleague letter, urging increased
      funding for the Peace Corps.�

      Take Action By Email: If you prefer to take action by email, follow
      this link.

      Visit our Mobilization Page if you want to read the Dear Colleague
      letter, for more background information and for the current list of
      Reps who signed on.
      www.peacecorpsconnect.org/dayofaction


      Washington Phone Numbers/Email for Northern California Congressmen/women

      (Reps listed in bold have signed similar Peace Corps letters in the
      past)

      Mike Thompson (1st District)
      202-225-3311
      http://mikethompson.house.gov/contact/email.asp

      Lynn Woolsey (6th District)
      202-225-5161
      http://woolsey.house.gov/contactemailform.asp

      George Miller (7th District)
      202-225-2095
      George.Miller@...

      Nancy Pelosi (8th District)
      202-225-4965
      http://www.house.gov/pelosi/contact/contact.html

      Barbara Lee (9th District)� (Because Congresswoman Lee is on the
      subcommittee that the letter is addressed to, no action is requested at
      this time)

      Ellen Tauscher (10th District)
      202-225-1880
      http://www.house.gov/tauscher/IMA/get_address.htm

      Gerald McNerney (11th District) - signed 3/13 - thank him
      202-225-1947
      http://www.house.gov/writerep/

      Tom Lantos (12th District)
      202-225-3531
      http://lantos.house.gov/HoR/CA12/Contact+Tom/

      Pete Stark (13th District)
      202-225-5065
      http://www.house.gov/stark/contact/index.htm

      Anna Eshoo (14th District)
      202-225-8104
      http://www.house.gov/writerep/

      Michael Honda (15th District)� (please say thank you to Congressman
      Honda for being a lead author of the Peace Corps Dear Colleague letter)
      202-225-2631
      http://honda.house.gov/contactmike.shtml

      Zoe Lofgren (16th District)
      202-225-3072
      http://www.house.gov/lofgren/emailform.shtml

      Sam Farr (17th District)� (please say thank you to Congressman Farr for
      being a lead author of the Peace Corps Dear Colleague letter)
      202-225-2861
      http://www.house.gov/writerep/


      Jonathan Pearson (Micronesia 87 - 89)
      Advocacy Coordinator
      National Peace Corps Association
      1900 L Street NW,� Suite 404
      Washington, DC 20036
      202-293-7728, ext. 21
      fax: 202-293-7554
      advocacy@...
      http://www.rpcv.org/advocacy



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