The US has been painfully slow in clearly demonstrating a clear strategy
aimed at supporting the aspirations of the Syrian people. It is time to
let them know that this is unacceptable. Their silence is killing us.
have been many adhoc outreach efforts aimed at raising awareness among
congressional reps (in the Senate & House) as to the events
unfolding in Syria. There has not been however, a national campaign
aimed at mobi...lizing
the Syrian-American community and allies across the nation to push a
consistent narrative with them. The result of which has led to a
tops-down, fragmented engagement with elected officials, that has
enabled neo-conservatives and regime apologists to drive the narrative
of what the US role should be in support for the revolution.
while congressmen/ women are back in their home states for the month of
August we are launching a national effort to ensure all of them receive
policy points on how US should engage Syria.
Every single one of you has a role to play in this campaign! Please see below for immediate steps:
Call your elected rep and let them know that you, as a concerned
citizen, want the US to take a role in support of the revolution.
Every elected rep will be receiving this same packet from us over the
next few days (by email/ mail). Make sure to reiterate the 5 points in
the policy paper to them
Meet with your representative. All elected officials will be back in
their home states during the month of August - make sure you meet with
them to educate them on whats happening in Syria. Here is a guide on how
to setup these meetings
Share this with EVERYONE! We need to ensure that EVERY elected rep
hears from all of us, and that it CRYSTAL CLEAR to them what the US role
No more silence. The revolution must, and will succeed.
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