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send real letters, write online August 31, 2012

iwiLetter.com is the quick and easy way to send a real letter right from your computer. Write & send a real letter from anywhere you have a computer with Internet access. Just visit http://iwiLetter.com and type your letter, we’ll handle the rest; we’ll print it on recycled paper and envelopes, stuff it, stamp it with a real First-Class U.S. stamp, and drop it in the mail, all for $2.00. It’s quick, convenient and fun! Send friends, family, or business colleagues real snail mail letters without leaving home.

Why use iwiLetter?

  • Don’t have stamps or envelopes lying around? Write an iwiLetter!
  • Bad hand-writing? Send an iwiLetter!
  • Business Traveller stuck in a hotel room with a laptop but no stamps of envelopes? Write an iwiLetter!
  • Are you a Small Business owner but don’t have the time to stuff and lick envelopes, or the money to pay someone to do it for you? Mail your customers an iwiLetter!
  • College Student looking to write home or to Grandma? Send an iwiLetter!
  • Family Members looking to keep others aware of updates and new announcements (babies, weddings, anniversaries, etc.)? Send them an iwiLetter!
  • Do you simply want to make a more professional or memorable impact on someone than email? Write them an iwiLetter. Imagine the message you’ll communicate when they check their mailbox and find a letter To: Them, From: You!

iwiLetter Features:

  • We provide Sample Letters to make it quick and easy to get started. Click HERE to let us help you start writing.
  • Calendar Feature – Write your iwiLetter now, but pick a future date for it to be printed and mailed automatically.
  • Save all of your previously sent letters and addresses in your address book. Easily edit or re-write and mail letters to your contacts.
  • We use only recycled paper and envelopes.

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Post Haste – An Art Project April 30, 2012

When was the last time you got a handwritten letter in the mail? In response to the proposed closure of 3,700 post offices and the layoffs to follow, eight Bay Area artists were invited to use the U.S. Postal Service as an analogy for decaying public institutions and our relationship to civil engagement in a digital age. The exhibition, Post Haste, will include new media, mixed media, sculpture and participatory works. It will be open to the public at the MacArthur B Arthur Gallery in Oakland, CA, from May 4 to 28 and is curated by Jayna Swartzman.

Post Haste

The U.S. Postal Service has struggled to remain relevant since the advent of digital media. Today, lightning-fast communication has replaced old-fashioned civilities, like physical correspondence and direct human interaction, because they often seem cumbersome and archaic in comparison. Post Haste examines these orphaned systems, like the Post Office, that once relied on actual, genuine human beings who are now being replaced by automated, whizz-bang electronic processes.

The artists in Post Haste will explore the USPS as a public service, through both traditional and contemporary methods, looking at civic centerpieces and government mechanisms that are no longer — at least physically — as present as they once were in ordinary life.

Check out their very cool video summary of this project – http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/posthaste/post-haste/widget/video.html

And visit their Kickstarter page

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Would you rather receive a letter, or an email? March 29, 2012

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Letter Writing for Trains! January 22, 2010

In response to growing demand from California residents for a statewide grassroots group focused solely on supporting the California High Speed Rail (HSR) project approved by voters in November 2008, Californians For High Speed Rail (CA4HSR) today announced it is launching a statewide effort to bring together individual supporters of the HSR project to provide a stronger and louder collective voice in support of HSR.

Read the entire article here.

They are writing letters to support their cause to get the train project back on track.

Through social media tools, our action alerts, letter writing campaigns to legislators, pledge campaigns, local advocacy teams and public events, CA4HSR strives to expand broad grassroots support for HSR.

There is a petition to “Keep Fighting for HSR”: CA4HSR is collecting signatures from pro-HSR Californians to deliver a “keep fighting for HSR” letter to the State Senate Transportation Committee here: http://www.ca4hsr.org/advocacy/sign-the-hsr-needs-your-help-letter/

They are also planning a letter-writing campaign and asking our members to join us in advocating for sufficient federal funding for HSR and for California’s HSR project.

You see writing letters is an effective way to build up steam for a cause, power things forward, and keep the train on it’s tracks.

Write your letter now!

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