Why sign now? Because the petition is going to Harrisburg to present our case and needs as many signatures as possible. There is strength in numbers. Strength is our willingness to speak up.
Even if you do not have children in band, chorus, concert band, art classes or who love their gym class, you do have a vested interest in telling Harrisburg you want educated citizens to help run our state. You want children with a well rounded education. Who know more than just reading, writing and 'rithmatic. You want them to have knowledge that comes from cultural pursuits. And even if you don't live in Pennsylvania it's important to let our leaders know just how important education is to you, the voter.
In an effort to encourage all citizens to sign the petition and contact their legislators and the governor, here is the link to where you need to put your own "john hancock" (although yours does not need to be quite a prominent as his was!
According to the petition, a copy of this petition will go to:
If you have not seen the YouTube Video here it is:
My blog posts on Saving the Arts in Upper Darby:
We Need Your John Hancock @ Defeating The Squirrels and Other Life Lessons Other Posts in the same blog: #HeyTomCorbett We Haven't Forgotten You and #HeyTomCorbett We're Not Finished With You and #HeyTomCorbett $$ For Districts (updated)