#MattiePeaceDay — Campaign Info & Tools

Posted on: June 2nd, 2014 by jeni 1 Comment

 

#MattiePeaceDay

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We are campaigning for

a national proclamation:

Mattie J.T. Stepanek Peace Day

to be celebrated July 17 each year

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NOTE:
Yes! This campaign continues even beyond July 17.

We will continue working towards Mattie’s Peace Day until
the President of the United States signs the day into existence! 

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CLICK HERE
to sign our
Change.org Petition
asking President Obama to
declare this peace day

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August 2014 — UPDATE: 

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A representative from the White House Office of Public Engagement reached out to say that they are aware of the Mattie Peace Day campaign. Mattie’s Foundation was told that presidential proclamations are very rare nowadays, but if a member of Congress (not an aide or representative but an elected politician) sends a letter to President Obama requesting “a proclamation for an annual July 17 Mattie Stepanek Peace Day” — it could be happen. The two Maryland U.S. Senators, one Maryland U.S. Congressman, and a former U.S. president have written letters — we need more letters from citizens and congressional representatives. And please continue to sign the online petition….

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Please, contact your congressional representatives
and ask them to send a letter to President Obama.
Thank you!
(state links provided below…).

 

July 23, 2014 — UPDATE:

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On Mattie’s birthday last week (July 17), Sen. Mikulski & Sen. Cardin introduced a Resolution 509 to honor Mattie’s life and legacy and in a show of support for our national Mattie Peace Day Campaign. GREAT NEWS! The Senate approved the Resolution! We still have a long road ahead, but we are one step closer on the journey to a peace day for our country.

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CLICK HERE to read Sen. Cardin’s press release… 

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CLICK HERE to read Sen. Mikulski’s press release… 

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CLICK HERE to read the full Resolution…

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PLEASE — CONTINUE TO
SUPPORT THIS EFFORT!

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We need more and more signatures, and media, and general “peace chat.” More about Mattie, his Foundation and this petition: www.MattieOnline.com

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One person can make a difference, together, we are creating change!

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Thank you, and keep up the great work!

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Peace, and appreciation,
Jeni (“Mattie’s mom”).

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Mark your name with more than 7,000 others
as we change history,

and literally Make Peace the News!

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Helpful Tools for this Campaign

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  • View our Campaign photo-flyers below on this page… 

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Download our Ready-to-Sign LETTER OF SUPPORT HERE... 

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Please send your signed letters to President Barack Obama, and to your local representatives, and/or to Mattie’s Foundation (e-mail or postal) and we will forward them for you.

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How to find your local representatives –
just click these links:

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Information and Timeline

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CLICK HERE for…. 

Information about the campaign
(e.g., what? why? timeline, updates, and 
quick and free ways you can help!)

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CLICK HERE
to sign our
Change.org Petition

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Please contact or write to your local politicians,
and help put PEACE on our national calendar!

(Download our reproducible information letter here…) 

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Peace matters.

Peace is possible… choose peace!

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#July17 #MattiePeaceDay #PresidentObama
Promotion Gallery Images
“PEACE IS FOR ALL PEOPLE!” — Mattie J.T. Stepanek
Millions of diverse people were
inspired by Mattie, including: 

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If you have ideas,
or political or celebrity connections
who may support this effort
please let us know (click here…

Thank you to WAFF/3DD Global Teen Leaders
especially
Gary Bencheghib (’12) for the amazing video
Max Jones (’14) for working the platform setup
Sayid Abdullaev (’08) for all-aournd support!
We Are Family. 

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