NDD Day of Action is February 14th!

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nddAttached below is the NDD United letter signed by 3,200 groups seeking a balanced approach to deficit reduction. It’s also available online here: http://bit.ly/11Bzd0t. The letter has been sent to all congressional offices, the White House, and the media. 

Also attached below is a press release template should your organization wish to alert the media about your participation in NDD United and support of the letter.

NDDay of Action

The NDDay of Action will be THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14. Attached below is a social media tip sheet, with sample tweets included. The Coalition for Health Funding, of which we are a proud member, is encouraging the use of the #NoMoreCuts hashtag again. We urge you to share this far and wide with your networks, and to Tweet/Facebook Members of Congress!

Make sure you include the Twitter handle of the member you are tweeting in your message.  This ensures that the member will get a notification of being “mentioned” in your message and will see what you’ve sent.  Here are some great examples from previous tweet-days:

Included below are sample tweets for your use:

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 For a complete list of members and their twitter handles as well as other social media accounts, please see these House & Senate lists. 

If you are new to Twitter, this great Twitter 101 Guide from the folks at Half in Ten/Center for American Progress is recommended.  If you have any questions feel free to contact Jared Solomon at 202-657-0679 or jareds@firstfocus.net.

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