[Nfbnet-members-list] Reminder: International Day of Persons with Disabilities Tomorrow

Cazares, Gabe GCazares at nfb.org
Wed Dec 2 20:15:15 UTC 2015

Howdy Federation Family,
Don't forget, tomorrow the United Nations will be celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and this will be another great opportunity to highlight the Marrakesh Treaty.

What You Need to Do

Tweet using the hash tag #IDPD15, and call the following individuals' offices:
John Kerry
Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State
(202) 647-9572

Cathy Novelli, (A familiar name to this campaign!)
Under Secretary and Senior Coordinator for International Information Technology Diplomacy
U.S. Department of State
(202) 647-7575

Maria Pallante
United States Register of Copyrights and Director
Office of the Register and Associate Librarian for Copyright Services, U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress [LOC]
(202) 707-8350

When you call, let them know you are a blind American who is a supporter of the Marrakesh Treaty. Encourage them to do their part to ensure the ratification package is promptly sent to the Senate to begin the ratification process.

Sample Tweets
Inclusion matters. That means releasing the ratification package for the #MarrakeshTreaty. @JohnKerry @CopyrightOffice @cathyNovelli #IDPD15

. at JohnKerry, you have the power to move the ratification package for the #MarrakeshTreaty along. Please help. #IDPD15

. at CopyrightOffice, let's work together to ensure literacy for all. #IDPD15 #MarrakeshTreaty

Wondering why the #MarrakeshTreaty matters? Learn more here. https://nfb.org/marrakeshfactsheet #IDPD15

Today is #IDPD15. Help us remind @JohnKerry, @CopyrightOffice & @CathyNovelli that it's time for the #MarrakeshTreaty
@JohnKerry, today is #IDPD15. Help move the ratification package for the #MarrakeshTreaty.

@CathyNovelli, Please help move the ratification package for the #MarrakeshTreaty. #IDPD15

@CopyrightOffice, you can make a difference. Help move the ratification package for the #Marrakesh Treaty. #IDPD15

2 years 2 long. Move the ratification package for the #MarrakeshTreaty. @JohnKerry @CathyNovelli @CopyrightOffice #IDPD15

Millions of #PWD want to read. @CopyrightOffice, you can help. Move the ratification Package for the #MarrakeshTreaty. #IDPD15

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to let me know. I look forward to another exciting day of engagement for the Marrakesh Treaty tomorrow! Let's go build the Federation!


Gabe Cazares
Government Affairs Specialist
National Federation of the Blind
200 East Wells Street
At Jernigan Place
Baltimore, MD 21230
E: gcazares at nfb.org<mailto:gcazares at nfb.org>
P: 410-659-9314 Ext. 2206
T: @gmcazares

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