[Nfbnet-members-list] Reminder: International Day of Persons with Disabilities is Today
GCazares at nfb.org
Thu Dec 3 16:40:40 UTC 2015
Howdy Federation Family,
Don't forget, the United Nations is celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities today, giving us another great opportunity to highlight the importance of the Marrakesh Treaty.
What You Need to Do
Tweet using the hash tag #IDPD15, and call the following individuals' offices:
Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State
Cathy Novelli, (A familiar name to this campaign!)
Under Secretary and Senior Coordinator for International Information Technology Diplomacy
U.S. Department of State
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]
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.
Inclusion matters. That means releasing the ratification package for the #MarrakeshTreaty. @JohnKerry @CopyrightOffice @cathyNovelli #IDPD15
. at JohnKerry<mailto:. at JohnKerry>, you have the power to move the ratification package for the #MarrakeshTreaty along. Please help. #IDPD15
. at CopyrightOffice<mailto:. 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. Let's light up the twitterverse and these offices' phone lines!
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
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