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Omar Ahmad:
Political change with pen and paper

TED2010 · 6:07 · Filmed Feb 2010
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Politicians are strange creatures, says politician Omar Ahmad. And the best way to engage them on your pet issue is a monthly handwritten letter. Ahmad shows why old-fashioned correspondence is more effective than email, phone or even writing a check — and shares the four simple steps to writing a letter that works.

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Technologist, city councilman
An internet infrastructure maven and activist, Omar Ahmad was the mayor of San Carlos, California. Full bio

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