Now is the time to ACT! Join the NDDay of Action on December 10

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This July, the Children's Mental Health Network signed a letter urging Congress and the President to work together to avoid sequestration—deep, across the board cuts to core programs and services scheduled to take effect January 2, 2013 if policymakers fail to act. These “nondefense discretionary” or “NDD” programs are core functions government provides for the benefit of all, including medical and scientific research; education and job training; infrastructure; public safety and law enforcement; public health; weather monitoring and environmental protection; natural and cultural resources; housing and social services; and international relations. Every day these programs support economic growth and strengthen the safety and security of every American in every state and community across the nation.

 Here is what you can do on December 10th. Remember that we have moved away from just saying "avoid sequestration." Please revise your message to say "avoid continued cuts." This helps promote the message to policymakers that NDD programs have already been cut enough:

We strongly urge Network faithful to do whatever possible on December 10, including:

Thank you for your help promoting this effort. Go get 'em Network faithful!


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