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Template for Requesting a Meeting

For requesting meetings with your Members of Congress, please use this template and fax it to the scheduler of your Member of Congress.  

Contact information for your Members of Congress, including the fax number and the name of the scheduler, can be found by clicking here.


If you have any questions, please contact Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director, at
congress@endtheoccupation.org or 202-332-0994.


TO: Name of Scheduler, Office of Representative or Senator X

FROM: Name, Name of Organization

RE: Requested Constituent Meeting w/ Representative or Senator X

DATE: Date

Dear Name of Scheduler,

I am sending you this fax on behalf of constituents of Representative or Senator X who hope to meet with him/her in the district office during the August recess.

The constituents are members of a local group, Name of Organization, which is a member organization of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, a national coalition of more than 325 organizations which seeks to change U.S. policy to support a just resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict based on human rights and international law. 

The constituents requesting this meeting are: Member A (City A), Member B (City B), Member C, (City C), etc.

The constituents of Representative or Senator X are requesting this meeting in order to discuss [we suggest picking a maximum of three items to discuss in one meeting]:

1.
A letter to Secretary of State Clinton asking the State Department to investigate Israel's possible violations of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) during its attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla.

2. Congressional resolutions in support of Israel's attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla.

3. A resolution calling on Israel to end its illegal blockade of the occupied Palestinian Gaa Strip.


4.
Amendment language to condition military aid to Israel in the FY2011 budget to prevent human rights abuses against Palestinians.

For more information on our local group, please see our web site at http://www.website.org. For more information about the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, please see http://www.endtheoccupation.org.

I look forward to hearing from you about the Representativeís or Senatorís availability to meet with us during the spring recess. I can be contacted by phone at XXX-XXX-XXXX or by email at X@X.com.

Sincerely,

Name
Title
Contact Information