Funding for the arts, humanities, public broadcasting, climate change research, national parks, acquisition of public lands, and many social services are among the 50 programs that the Trump Administration intends to cut or defund completely in his proposed budget (Washington Post story, March 16 2017).
Do you want Big Bird, Morning Edition, national parks, endangered species, traveling museum exhibitions, and real science to shut down ? No, we thought not.
First, read the articles (link above) in the Washington Post. Then, reach out to your U.S. Representative and the two Senators in your state — and speak truth to power.the Call 202-224-3121. The Capitol switchboard operator can direct you. When you get through, tell the legislative assistant that you are OPPOSED to drastic funding cuts and defunding of specific programs and agencies. Take action to keep Trump from destroying the nation’s arts, media, cultural heritage and natural history resources.