There is exciting activity happening on the reauthorization of the PEPFAR AIDS legislation. (PEPFAR = President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief).
The PEPFAR legislation will be "marked-up" in the House foreign affairs committee on Wednesday, February 27th at 9:30 am (and may be televised on C-SPAN).
There are two important action items:
More details follow below:
On Monday, February 25, listen in/participate on a conference call with Ruth Messinger, Executive Director of AJWS, and member of the SAJ (Society for the Advancement of Judaism, a Reconstructionist synagogue in NYC).
Follow this link to e-mail your congress-person about PEPFAR. Fill in the information, edit the text (if you wish), and hit the *send* button.
At most, this will take you THREE MINUTES. Please take this action now, send the link to at least 20 other people asking them to take the action, and them to forward to 20 others.
Visit here for more information on PEPFAR, and the work of AJWS addressing the global AIDS pandemic.