October 5 - Make a call for the Peace Corps

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By Admin1 (admin) on Friday, October 05, 2001 - 10:55 am: Edit Post

Make a Call for the Peace Corps

If you live in California, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennesee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, or Wyoming - make a call for the future of the Peace Corps.

Over the past several weeks, over 300 of you have signed the online Petition against Gaddi Vasquez's nomination for Peace Corps Director.

Yesterday, the Senate officially received the nomination and the Foreign Relations Committee may begin holding hearings on him as early as next week.

If you feel strongly about this nomination and you are from one of the above mentioned states, then please pick up the phone, call the Senator from your state, and tell the staffer that answers the phone your name, that you are a consituent and a Friend of the Peace Corps and that you oppose the nomination of Gaddi Vasquez as Peace Corps Director. The numbers are:

California - Senator Barbara Boxer - 202-224-3553
Connecticut - Senator Chris Dodd 202-224-2823
Florida - Senator Bill Nelson 202-224-5274
Indiana - Senator Richard Lugar 202-224-4814
Maryland - Senator Paul Sarbanes 202-224-4524
Massachusetts - Senator John Kerry 202-224-2712
Minnesota - Senator Paul Wellstone 202-224-5641
Nebraska - Senator Chuck Hagel 202-224-4224
New Jersey - Senator Robert Torecelli 202-224-3224
North Carolina - Senator Jesse Helms 202-224-6342
Oregon - Senator Gordon Smith 202-224-3753
Rhode Island - Senator Lincoln Chafee 202-224-2921
Tennesee - Senator Gordon Frist 202-224-3344
Virginia - Senator George Allen 202-224-4024
West Virginia - Senate Jay Rockefeller 202-224-6472
Wisconsin - Senator Russ Feingold 202-224-5323
Wyoming - Senator Mike Enzi 202-224-3424

Best Regards,


"For evil to triumph, all that is necessary is for good men to do nothing."
- Edmund Burke

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