[Central-md-chapter] Immediate Action Needed

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Thu Dec 3 14:34:02 UTC 2015


Hello All,


National Disability Day is today, December 3, 2015.  We need to take action
to get the Marrakesh Treaty moving.  Please help us end the book famine by
taking the action described by Gabe below.  If you do not get this message
in time to do it today, do it tomorrow.  The important thing is to do it,
and do it quickly.  




Sharon Maneki, President

National Federation of the Blind of Maryland



Howdy Federation Family,

Don't forget, tomorrow the United Nations will be celebrating the
International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and this will be another
great opportunity to highlight the Marrakesh Treaty.


What You Need to Do


Tweet using the hash tag #IDPD15, and call the following individuals'

John Kerry

Secretary of State

U.S. Department of State


(202) 647-9572


Cathy Novelli, (A familiar name to this campaign!)

Under Secretary and Senior Coordinator for International Information
Technology Diplomacy

U.S. Department of State


(202) 647-7575


Maria Pallante

United States Register of Copyrights and Director

Office of the Register and Associate Librarian for Copyright Services, U.S.
Copyright Office, Library of Congress [LOC]


(202) 707-8350


When you call, let them know you are a blind American who is a supporter of
the Marrakesh Treaty. Encourage them to do their part to ensure the
ratification package is promptly sent to the Senate to begin the
ratification process.


Sample Tweets

Inclusion matters. That means releasing the ratification package for the
#MarrakeshTreaty. @JohnKerry @CopyrightOffice @cathyNovelli #IDPD15


. at JohnKerry <mailto:. at JohnKerry> , you have the power to move the
ratification package for the #MarrakeshTreaty along. Please help. #IDPD15


. at CopyrightOffice <mailto:. at CopyrightOffice> , let's work together to ensure
literacy for all. #IDPD15 #MarrakeshTreaty


Wondering why the #MarrakeshTreaty matters? Learn more here.
https://nfb.org/marrakeshfactsheet #IDPD15


Today is #IDPD15. Help us remind @JohnKerry, @CopyrightOffice &
@CathyNovelli that it's time for the #MarrakeshTreaty

@JohnKerry, today is #IDPD15. Help move the ratification package for the


@CathyNovelli, Please help move the ratification package for the
#MarrakeshTreaty. #IDPD15


@CopyrightOffice, you can make a difference. Help move the ratification
package for the #Marrakesh Treaty. #IDPD15


2 years 2 long. Move the ratification package for the #MarrakeshTreaty.
@JohnKerry @CathyNovelli @CopyrightOffice #IDPD15


Millions of #PWD want to read. @CopyrightOffice, you can help. Move the
ratification Package for the #MarrakeshTreaty. #IDPD15


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to let me know. I look
forward to another exciting day of engagement for the Marrakesh Treaty
tomorrow! Let's go build the Federation!




Gabe Cazares

Government Affairs Specialist

National Federation of the Blind

200 East Wells Street

At Jernigan Place

Baltimore, MD 21230

E:  <mailto:gcazares at nfb.org> gcazares at nfb.org

P: 410-659-9314 Ext. 2206

T: @gmcazares


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