[OSGeo-Discuss] R: Discuss Digest, Vol 59, Issue 1

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>   1. Re: USA: Speak Up For Geography (Frank Warmerdam)
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>Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 20:37:58 -0700
>From: Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com>
>Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] USA: Speak Up For Geography
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>With regard to the following "Speaking up for Geography" Holly Glaser
>I love the idea of contacting representatives about the importance of 
>education. I’m writing to you so all the representatives receive their mail 
>before or on GIS Day.
>There’s one flaw in your method of contacting elected representative: 
>sent now will be delivered  at the end of December -too late for GIS Day.
>All paper letters/small packages sent to congress are held by the post 
>where they get inspected for explosives/anthrax and so on.  I was told that 
>this delays mail between 3-6 weeks.
>Best regards,
>On 11-10-29 01:39 PM, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>> Folks,
>> Those of us in America with an interest in promoting geography education 
>> schools might like to take action on the "Teaching Geography is 
>> Act" in the US congress. I received the following message at info at osgeo.
>> """
>> Join the public campaign "Speak Up For Geography: The 10,000 Letter
>> Challenge". As a leader in the geospatial industry, your support of
>> geography education in K-12 schools is needed now more than ever.
>> The goal of the 10,000 Letter Challenge is simple: to send 10,000 letters
>> to Congress in support of the bipartisan Teaching Geography is Fundamental
>> (TGIF) Act by November 18, 2011. This date marks the ending of Geography
>> Awareness Week 2011 and the last day of the Congressional session before
>> the Thanksgiving recess. It's easy to send letters to your Members of
>> Congress at http://speakupforgeography.org.
>> Show your support for geography education: Let Congress know that the
>> Teaching Geography is Fundamental Act is important to you. Ask others to
>> join the Challenge by blogging, podcasting, and tweeting about
>> SpeakUpForGeography.org. Post the widget on your website. Spread the
>> message that the time to act is now!
>> """
>I set the clouds in motion - turn up   | Frank Warmerdam, warmerdam at pobox.
>light and sound - activate the windows | http://pobox.com/warmerda
>and watch the world go round - Rush    | Geospatial Software Developer
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