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Wednesday, May 09, 2007

‘Adoption Tax Credit’ Petition (Q & A # 4)

Is there anything that I can do apart from signing this petition?

To begin with, we do not see this work as proprietory but in partnership. Any person/ organization that is interested to prmote this campaign can join. Feel free to be a part of any/ all activities that are mentioned below:

1. If you have a web site (personal/ organizational/ business), you can give a link to this petition in its home page. Here is the web address to give a link: http://www.petitiononline.com/atc26047/petition.html For example, a prominant NGO in India "Catalysts for Social Action or CSA of Pune has added a link for this campaign: http://csa.org.in/petition.html

2. Send an email to your friends to ask them to sign and support this petition. If you have family & friends who do not have an email address, with their consent, you could sign on their behalf using your own email address.

3. Discuss about this petition on your personal Blog.

4. Send a message to your list serve group (such as Yahoo or Google group) to support the petition.

5. If you’re in a position of power of an organization, help spread the message of this petition throughout your organization.

6. Write to the media outlets (radio, TV and the newspapers) to get the much needed attention for this petition. Volunteer to speak on air and we'll send you the facts.

7. Initiate a debate among your family members, friends and coworkers on this topic.

8. Join in the rally in November of 2007 (details will be made available to you at a later date) to generate interest at the grassroots level.

9. Send an email to all the five petition addressees to explain in your own words about the argument of the petition.

(a) Smt. Renuka Chowdary, Minister of State for Women & Child Development.mailto:Development.min-wcd@nic.in
(b) Ms. Deepa Jain Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Child & Women Development secy.wcd@nic.in
(c) Shri. Joseph Mathew, Additional economic advisor, Ministry of finance mathew.i@nic.in
(d) Smt. Anuradha Prasad, Director of Budget, Budget Division, Ministry of Finance, anu.prasad@nic.in
(e) Shri. J.K. Mittal, Chairman, Central Adoption Resource Agency – CARA cara@bol.net.in)

10. Last but not the least, let us know of your efforts to promote this petition and how we can be of further assistance at admin@hhinternational.org

Become a voice to the voiceless by signing the petition at this link: http://www.petitiononline.com/atc26047/petition.html

Ruby Nakka
The HOPE House
http://www.hhinternational.org/

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