[Voters for Peace] Support New 2008 Peace Projects

July 1, 2008
Dear james m,
I’m writing to let you know what our plans are for this election year and ask you to review the website of a new project we will be announcing soon.  Also, we need your support to keep up our efforts for this year.  Please donate today.
The new project focuses on "Climate Security."  This is a joint project of Voters for Peace and Friends of the Earth that brings together the peace and climate change movements.  The website for the project, www.GlobalClimateSecurity.org, provides all of the key information on the nexus between climate and national security.  This includes reports and documents, news analysis and video presentations.  The goal is to educate the public, media and decision makers as well as to get advocates from the peace and climate change movements working together.   Please review the website and give me your thoughts.  We plan to go public with the project in the next couple of weeks.
Voters for Peace has a lot going on in this year to make the peace voter as powerful a force in the elections as possible as well as to build peace voters into an effective political bloc for the future.   Below are descriptions of two key projects in the election year:
Peace Impact:  This coalition project with a seven other anti-war groups that is seeking to get out the peace vote in 2008.  It is a non-partisan effort that is focused on educating the membership of anti-war groups on the importance of voting and seeking to increase the turnout of peace voters.  Voters for Peace is serving among the leadership of this coalition effort.
Peace Voter Power: This project seeks to get peace voters to contact the candidates running for president to end the Iraq occupation and prevent future wars of aggression.  And, if candidates are already supporters of ending the war, urging them to make this a top campaign issue.  In addition to writing the presidential candidates, Peace Voter Power is also urging people to survey state and federal candidates on peace, climate change, justice and democracy issues. Voters for Peace is also providing a data base of information on the presidential candidates – news articles, columns, key speeches, debate excerpts, funding sources and voting records.
The majority of voters support our views: end the Iraq occupation and prevent future wars of aggression.  But, for too long these views have not been represented by the Democratic and Republican Party candidates or the government. We are working to change that this year but also recognize this is a long-term effort.  
We need your support.  Please donate today.  (You can donate at: https://salsa.democracyinaction .org/dia/organizations/vfp /shop/custom.jsp?donate_page _KEY=1355.) 
Thank for your continued support and efforts.
Sincerely,
Kevin Zeese
Executive Director
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Also, thanx for signing my petitions, et al, please consider sharing them. Also, since Admin. of change.org aren't allowing me to invite people to do my actions lately and are switching my urls for my petitions so when I invite people off their site they can't get to the petition either (ergo 3 possible urls for each petition), here's a few of my latest actions; do as few or as many as you'd like (there are 3 linx for each petition because admin. switches between the 3 of them so people trying to sign the petition can‘t get to it): This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Haiti disaster anniversary, please, do what you can: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9033 This petition on change.org: Haiti disaster anniversary: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/haiti_disaster_anniversary_2?share_id=yIpWHEHxri&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/haiti_disaster_anniversary_2 http://www.change.org/petitions/view/haiti_disaster_anniversary_2   This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Green, Indigenous, Native American, etc., actions: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9026 This petition on change.org: Green, Indigenous, Native American, acts: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/green_indigenous_native_american_acts?share_id=NHvTtQadfP&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/green_indigenous,_native_american_acts http://www.change.org/petitions/view/green_indigenous,_native_american_acts   This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Art/Act: celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, holiday: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9024 This petition on change.org: Art/Act: celebrate Dr. M.L. King, Jr.'s holiday: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/artact_celebrate_dr_ml_king_jrs_holiday?share_id=QjOkAUGeBQ&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/art_act_celebrate_dr_ml_king_jr_s_holiday http://www.change.org/petitions/view/art_act_celebrate_dr_ml_king_jr_s_holiday   This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Green; NA; the evolution; Civil, Human, LP, Prisoner's Rights; Poverty; etc..: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9022 This petition on change.org: Economically empower through advocacy: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/economically_empower_through_advocacy?share_id=WZNqBQWcXE&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/economically_empower_through_advocacy http://www.change.org/petitions/view/economically_empower_throug
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