38,495 signatures and counting…

White House ctaSince its launch last week, the first-ever development community-wide petition aimed at the White House has energized groups and individuals from Camarillo, California to Branchburg, New Jersey and  every city in between.  The petition drive underscores the broad and diverse base of support for the Obama Administration’s development approach.  The ask of the White House?  Through the Presidential Study Directive on Global Development Policy process, create America’s first National Strategy for Global Development to guide and coordinate a whole-of-government approach to development.  Send a strong signal to the world about America’s commitment to alleviating poverty, fighting disease, and creating economic opportunity in developing countries.

MFAN partners ONE, Women Thrive Worldwide, CARE, Save the Children, Bread for the World, Oxfam America, and MercyCorps are just a few of the organizations that have mobilized their committed members in this effort.

Other organizations that have joined in the call-to-action include:

  • Campus Progress
  • Publish What You Fund
  • RESULTS:  the Power to End Poverty
  • American Jewish World Service
  • Americans for Informed Democracy
  • International Women’s Health Coalition
  • Global AIDS Alliance
  • Peace Action West
  • Lutheran World Relief
  • Initiative for Global Development
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Microcredit Summit Campaign
  • Soroptimist
  • United Nations Foundation
  • Winrock International
  • Full Circle Living
  • The Hunger Project
  • Church World Service
  • Peace X Peace
  • Women for Reform Judaism
  • Heartland International
  • Bonobo Conservation Initiative
  • FAIR Fund
  • Muslim Women’s Coalition
  • Bead for Life

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