On Thursday, July 30, 2009, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing on a comprehensive strategy for Sudan. Scheduled to testify is the Administration’s Special Envoy to Sudan, General Scott Gration. Help make sure the right questions are asked!
If you live in Massachusetts, Indiana, Connecticut, Wisconsin, California, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Hampshire, Delaware, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Georgia, Idaho, South Carolina, Wyoming, or Mississippi, you have a senator on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and you can take action by:
1) Connecting with your Senator on Facebook
First, become a fan of your Senator on Facebook, then post on his or her wall with a link to questions for Gration:
NOTE: Make sure to indicate that you are a constituent by including your city and zip code.
Here is a list of Senate Foreign Relations Committee Members with links to their Facebook pages (for those who have them):
Senator James Risch (ID)
2) Calling 1-800-GENOCIDE
Regardless of whether your Senator is on Facebook, you can ask him or her to take action by calling 1-800-GENOCIDE and selecting the "Senator" option. You’ll hear talking points right before you are connected.
3) Telling your friends to take action via Twitter
You can do this regardless of where you live or are registered to vote (link to this blog post):