Please call our Senators before 7/9
This is being resent to the NorCal listservs since the date for the Senate committee vote is now set for July 9. Please contact Senators Feinstein and Boxer as per the notice below.
Hello Fellow Peace Corps Supporters:
The House of Representatives passed a $450 million Peace Corps budget for FY 2010, thanks to incredible grassroots advocacy efforts, many of them right here in CA. The action has now moved to the Senate. We have learned that the Senate subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations will take up the issue of Peace Corps funding. We need you to take actionto ensure that Peace Corps gets the resources to be bigger, better and bolder. With your help, with just one phone call and email, you can help launch a new era for the Peace Corps and be part of this historic funding level.
The important Senate Subcommittee meeting will now be on July 9th.
Please call your CA Senators with the following message:
As a California citizen who believes in the importance of the Peace Corps, I urge you to join your colleagues from the House by supporting a $450 million Peace Corps appropriation in FY 2010.
Please also send a letter or email your personal. variation on the sample below in support of the $450 million funding level.
Dianne Feinstein (415) 393-0707
email form is on her website: www.feinstein. senate.gov
Barbara Boxer (415) 403-0100
email form is on her website: www.boxer.senate. gov
Thank you! for taking action -
Please forward to others whom you think would take action AND if you can, please send us a note to let us know what you have done so we can keep a tally. Contact us at booker.jayne@...
Thanks - Jayne Booker, Janet and Wylie Greig
Considering supporting NorCal with an active paid membership. Visit either NPCA at https://secure.peacecorpsconnect.org/membership/application or NorCalPCA at http://www.norcalpca.org/.