NDD United, a campaign representing 3,200 organizations, including Monarch Housing Associates, working to stop budget cuts to core government functions has released a video that you can use to educate policymakers, the press, and the public about the disproportionate cuts non-defense discretionary programs – including employment and training, research, public health, education, public safety, housing, social services, infrastructure, and environmental protection – have taken as a result of deficit reduction efforts and how these cuts will impact our daily lives.
Now that you have viewed the video, please help us spread the word. You can:
Join us on Thursday, May 30 from 9am-5pm ET for an NDD United Twitter Storm to Tweet your Members of Congress with stories of impact, links to articles and blog posts, and to urge Congress to find a balanced approach to deficit reduction. Use #NoMoreCuts join the conversation!
How are these cuts impacting your program? How will that affect your program ability to provide vital core public services? Will staff be reduced? Will those that depend on the services your program provides have less access to critical services? Will waiting lists expand? These stories are needed to help us paint a picture for policymakers, press, and the public of the real world impacts these cuts will have. Click here to share your story!
Policymakers in Washington are beginning to accept sequestration as “the new normal.” It’s vital that we continue to educate policymakers and the press on the harmful impact of sequestration and encourage a balanced approach to deficit reduction to stop these cuts, once and for all.
Please help us spread the word on how these cuts have real impact on real people!