Today (July 25),hundreds of disability advocates from around the country are gathering in Washington, DC, to march on the US Capitol to demand that the U.S. Senate ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. In solidarity, we need YOU to call key U.S. Senators TODAY between 11 am and 1 pm Central Time.
Senator Corker, Tennessee (202) 224–6797
Senator Menendez, New Jersey (202) 224–4651
What to say: “Hello, my name is ____ and I am a disability advocate. I am calling to ask Senator ____ to hold a hearing ASAP on the UN disability treaty in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.”
Please also call our own Illinois Senators Durbin and Kirk to encourage them to keep up the fight!
Senator Durbin (202) 224–2152
Senator Kirk (202) 224–2854
What to say: “Hello, my name is ____ and I am a disability advocate from Illinois. I am calling to thank Senator _____ for his support for the UN disability treaty and I want to tell him to keep up the good work to pass the treaty!”
Thanks for your support.