From the National Peace Corps Association's advocacy wing:
As part of the U.S. Global Leadership Campaign, the NPCA is involved in a collaborative effort to increase support for the International Affairs Budget. Senators DeWine, Feinstein, Santorum, and Durbin are asking their colleagues to sign onto a letter supporting robust funding of the International Affairs Budget, which includes Peace Corps funding. We are close to having a majority of the Senate sign onto this important letter!
Follow this link to see if your Senator has already signed on.
IF EITHER OF YOUR SENATORS HAVE NOT SIGNED ON:
Please email a message following instructions in the link above, or call the Senate switchboard (202-224-3121) as soon as possible. Ask to be connected to your Senator's office, identify yourself as a constituent and leave the following message:
"I am calling to urge Senator _____ to sign onto the DeWine-Feinstein-Santorum-Durbin letter which supports a full appropriation of the President's international affairs budget request."
--The current deadline for signing on (May 12) will be slightly extended. Action through the weekend and early next week is needed and acceptable.
--As Senators Cochran (R-MS) and Byrd (D-WV) will be the recipients of the letter, rather than asking them to sign on, constituents should express support for the DeWine-Feinstein international affairs letter and ask these Senators to give the letter their full consideration.
Thanks for taking action. Have a great weekend.
Jonathan Pearson (Micronesia 87 - 89)
National Peace Corps Association