The following text is from an email I received on April 7th with details about a TPP-related call with Senator Bernie Sanders.
The link to register for the call is: https://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=EB57DA88834E39
Greetings Fair Trade Allies,
This is it. We’re down to the wire. Senators Orrin Hatch and Ron Wyden have had their heads together for weeks now, and word is that a TPP Fast Track bill could drop in the U.S. Senate as early as next week. (Organizational partners: please share this message with your members!) Register now for the National TPP Call this Sunday, April 12, 4:30 Pacific / 7:30 Eastern Time
with Special Guest:
Senator Bernie Sanders!
Senator Bernie Sanders, as a Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee, has his ear to the ground—and is prepared to oppose Fast Track. We’ll hear exactlywhy on Sunday—plus a whole lot more—from Vermont’s fiery Independent who caucuses with the Democrats! Be sure to register today—space is limited!
ACTIVIST UPDATES: We’ll hear the latest news, and get a TPP negotiations’ update, from Citizens Trade Campaign‘s Arthur Stamoulis, who will also review themany events being planned for the International Day of Action, April 18.
Celeste Drake, Trade and Globalization Policy Specialist, AFL-CIO, has a finger on the Fast Track pulse of Congress—and will share important legislative and actionupdates!
Kathryn Johnson, Public Citizen‘s Global Trade Watch, will cover new tools, strategies and coalition efforts—and be on hand to answer your organizing questions.
Emilianne Slaydon, TPP Media March, will preview next week’s TPP Tuesday Twitter Storm, and more.
This is the final week of April’s congressional recess—if you haven’t dropped by your member’s office yet, now’s the time to do it. (You can also call or email your Senator or member of Congress in minutes at: www.StopFastTrack.com – if you haven’t used this tool, give it a try—it’s easy, and fun!)
Sunday call details—click below to register:
National TPP Team Interactive Conference Call
Senator Bernie Sanders on “Stopping the TPP Fast Track“
Sunday, April 12, 2015
7:30 p.m. Eastern/4:30 p.m. Pacific
Follow this link to register for the call: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EB57DA88834E39
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Our audio service allows 1000 callers on the phone lines; space in the online meeting room is limited to 200. We expect the call to fill up. Register now for a chance at a meeting room spot. On Sunday the phone lines will open 20 minutes before the call begins and the meeting room will open for log-in 15 minutes before the call begins. The first 200 to log in to the meeting room will have access to the chat feature. If you don’t get a meeting room spot you can still follow along in real time by downloading the meeting PowerPoint:
This week’s PowerPoint will be available for download on Saturday here: http://www.peopledemandingaction.org/downloads/tpp
TIP: FOR A TROUBLE-FREE INTERACTIVE CALL EXPERIENCE, FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS IN ORDER:
1. Close all other applications and clear your browser. Update Adobe Flash Player and allow cookies from AnyMeeting.
2. Phone in FIRST for the audio (Regular phone or cell only—no computer mics. We regret there is no toll-free number.)
3. Call in using THIS number: 605-562-3140 and PIN: 951146#
4. IMPORTANT: Call in BEFORE you click on the meeting room link you will get when you register.
5. Enter your information and follow the onscreen prompts to log in to the online meeting room. (Ignore ALL onscreen numbers).
6. Click on the phone receiver icon; click ” enter.” Then click “close” to join the online meeting room for the live PowerPoint and real-time chat features.
See you Sunday!