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sign and write to your government or the UNITED NATIONS about the issue
How to Write a petition letter to your government or to the u.n.
Sample Letter Template
Subject: ________________ (Be direct about the issue at hand, try to include an emotion-packed word in the title as a description)
Dear President __________,
My name is ____ , and I am resident of _________. (Add brief bio about yourself on the aspects that are relevant. For example, if you are writing to the President about animal rights, then you can introduce yourself as an animal-lover, a shelter volunteer, and a college student.)
Thank you for your work with _____ (mention something relevant to the topic you are asking about. This can be something that they’ve recently stated, done, or supported.)
[Describe the Issue]
When describing the issue, make sure to note what exactly is happening, who it’s happening to, when it started, and why it is so detrimental. Write about how it has affected your community and yourself, and the country overall.
[Explain what you are asking for]
There are many issues that are important. Write clearly what you are asking the President or official to do. Are you asking them to consider a policy change? Are you asking for a support letter? Make it clear what you desire and what effect it would have on resolving the issue.
Also, include why you are asking them to do this rather than anyone else. Why is it that they should get involved?
We hope to receive a positive response from you soon.
Thank you for _______________.
____ (Your Name)
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