March 16, 2009

Service-Learning United Policy Update -3/16/09

1. Sign the Service-Learning United Letter of Support for H.R. 1388. Congressman George Miller and other Member of Congress want and need to hear from the service-learning community. Add your ORGANIZATION’S NAME to the list of organizations that endorse The GIVE Act.
  • Read Service-Learning United’s Letter of Support.
  • DEADLINE: TUESDAY, March 17 2PM eastern.
  • Sign-on here. Please note: you must have the authority to add your school, project, or organization’s name to this list.

2. Call your representatives BY WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18 AT 9AM eastern to urge them to vote in favor of this important Act.

3. Send your own letter of support for the bill to Congressman George Miller’s office.

  • Refer to the telephone talking points for suggested text for your individual or organizational letter of support.
  • Deadline: TUESDAY, MARCH 17 AT 5PM.
  • Submit letters to

4. Sign on to the Voices for National Service/ServiceNation/America Forward letter of support, which will be forwarded to House leadership .

Your calls and letters are extremely important. Please let your elected leaders know that there is a high level of interest in strengthening national service and service-learning programs and we need their support.

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