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Extra! Extra! Student Lobby Day this Month in Washington, DC on the Farm Bill!

This just in from our friends at Oxfam America - if you want to go, the info is below!  Senators and representatives constantly say that they a.) want to hear more from young people and b.) that students are voices that they pay special attention to.  Your voice matters!


National Student Lobby day: Students United for a fair Farm Bill

Who are we lobbying?
Our Senators on September 21, 2007! Call your senators using the Capitol Switchboard: 202 224 3121

Who is doing the lobbying?
You! Along with other students from Oxfam America , United Students for Fair Trade, and the Student Trade Justice Campaign. We have delegations coming from George Washington, Yale, Vassar, Georgetown , University of Louisville , Furman, Drew, UCLA and other schools. Housing provided.

Make your appointments today and email your interest to Amanda Formica at aformica@gwu.edu and Jimmy Kelly at jakelly@vassar.edu by September 10 if you live outside DC and September 12 if you live in DC.

Please contact us also if you are unable to attend but are interested in leading a day of action on your campus; we will also be coordinating a national call-in on the same day.


Bread for the World members from New Mexico lobbying Congress in June 2007. 



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