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Last year, President Barack Obama promised to support a UN initiative to cut down the world's poverty by fifty percent. The Millennium Development Goals, or MDGs, were outlined as eight different goals, that, if reached, would help eliminate half of world poverty. Some of these included creating employment, fighting disease, and tackling hunger.

If the MDGs are to be reached by the intended target of 2015, President Obama must act now. Millions of people living in poverty are counting on the UN to succeed in reaching these goals. We can't afford to wait any longer to give the people of the world the resources and assistance they need to live long, healthy, and happy lives. Sign the petition below asking President Obama to keep his promise in working toward eliminating poverty.

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Dear President Obama,

Poverty in the world today is perhaps more serious than ever. And while I completely support your commitment to the Millennium Development Goals as outlined by the United Nations, it's going to take much more than just a verbal commitment to accomplish this hefty ambition..

The efforts to fight joblessness, combat disease, provide maternal care, and eliminate hunger are lofty goals that require full dedication. I am asking that you put together a plan that will outline the ways in which the Millennium Development Goals will be accomplished by the set target of 2015. The poverty-stricken of the world are counting on you.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures

Apr 18, 2014 Tony Buitrago
Apr 18, 2014 Charisse Wise
Apr 17, 2014 dawn English Help home first!
Apr 17, 2014 Kenneth Blieschke
Apr 17, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 16, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 16, 2014 Veronica Cantu
Apr 16, 2014 Shameira Johnson
Apr 14, 2014 Doris Volmar
Apr 13, 2014 Olivia Hopkins
Apr 11, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 11, 2014 Tina Stalter
Apr 10, 2014 Rhonda Petersen
Apr 8, 2014 Clare Mangin
Apr 8, 2014 Adrienne Kohut
Apr 7, 2014 Lisa Bell
Apr 7, 2014 Kathryn Parmentier Let's start with applying these goals to the poor in our own country, as a meaningful demonstration of what can be done.
Apr 7, 2014 suzanne chapis
Apr 6, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 6, 2014 kiki stachtidou
Apr 5, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 4, 2014 mercy myers
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Apr 4, 2014 Graeme Collie
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Apr 3, 2014 Charlene Henley
Apr 3, 2014 Jordi Estruells Chirivella
Apr 3, 2014 Debra Degnan "Live simple so others may simply live"
Apr 2, 2014 John Wozniak
Apr 2, 2014 Michelle Schanbacher
Apr 2, 2014 Gwendolyn Haver-Davis
Apr 2, 2014 Jennifer Johnson
Apr 2, 2014 Galina Maksimova
Apr 2, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 1, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 1, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 1, 2014 Lynn Edgar
Apr 1, 2014 Marsha King
Apr 1, 2014 Desiree McGlynn
Apr 1, 2014 Kathryn Essex
Mar 31, 2014 Mihaela Stan
Mar 30, 2014 Stephen Baranowski
Mar 30, 2014 Maarit Rinne
Mar 29, 2014 talia blumofe
Mar 29, 2014 Tracy Yarr
Mar 29, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Mar 29, 2014 Bob Brucker
Mar 28, 2014 Ronnie Kilroy
Mar 27, 2014 Elga konietzny
Mar 27, 2014 Ann Zimmerman

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