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Tell TIAA (Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America), which manages pensions funds for millions of people in the academic, government, medical, research, and cultural sectors, to stop investing in farm land in the U.S. and Brazil. Everyone is encouraged to sign a petition at https://www.stoplandgrabs.org/Petition. Faculty, staff and students are urged to download a senate faculty toolkit at https://www.actionaidusa.org/Toolkit to develop a plan for addressing TIAA's farm land grabs.
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Schedule meetings with your representatives or senators to discuss the issues family farmers and rural communities need to see action.
*Hint: If you want to find out who staffs your members, go to congress.org, click U.S. Congress under Elected Officials on the left bar, search for your member, click on his/her name when it appears, click on Staff Members (under the member's picture), and you will get a list of all the lead staff in addition to the general phone line and location of their office. Please call the NFFC office if you need help with your search: 202-543-5675.
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