There are many ways that you can get involved in helping Agent Orange Record to be a better resource and to help the War Legacies Project to address the long-term health, environmental and social economic impacts of Agent Orange Dioxin.
1. Contribute information to the site.
By joining our Forum, you can suggest news stories, scientific reports, project reports, photos, films and books, links to organizations working on this issue, maps and other reference materials that can be added to our database of information about Agent Orange/dioxin. The items can archival in nature or newly-released items. WLP staff will vet the materials to be sure that they are accurate and unbiased in nature before they are posted to the site, or we will request that you provide the context for which you believe the item should be added to the database, if it is controversial in nature. The items must also meet copyright laws and regulations to be considered for inclusion.
2. Join our discussion forum.
By joining our Forum, you will also be able to share your own personal experience or expertise regarding Agent Orange/dioxin, share ideas of how to work together to find a solution to its impacts, and share research ideas, contacts and other relevant information. The Forum is moderated by WLP in order to ensure that rules of polite engagement and sharing of ideas are kept and that the discussions are relevant to the topic at hand.
Send a link of the AOR website to other friends, family and colleagues that you believe would benefit from the information or who may want to get involved in helping mitigate the impacts of Agent Orange/dioxin. Add a link to AOR to your own site, Facebook page, Twitter account or other favorite social networking sites.
4. Contact your elected officials.
If you feel that your government is not doing enough to address the long term health, environmental and social-economic impacts of Agent Orange/dioxin, let them know and encourage them to work to find a solution that will mitigate its impacts.
5. Volunteer for AOR.
Help WLP make the Agent Orange Record a better website by ensuring that the links are active, that information stays up to date and by informing WLP staff of any inaccuracies that you find on the site.
6. Volunteer for WLP or another organization.
For those of you who want to get involved in WLP or with other organizations that work to help mitigate the long term impacts of Agent Orange/dioxin at home or abroad, contact WLP staff to discuss your areas of interest or expertise and we will help you find the right volunteer position.
Visit the Donate page on the AOR website in order to learn more about the programs that WLP supports to provide assistance to those who have been affected by Agent Orange and to help remediate the environmental impacts. Select one that you would like to support with your generous donation. Alternatively, if the WLP projects do not fit your donation needs, the Donate page at AOR also links to other organizations working at home and abroad to help address the long-term impacts of Agent Orange/dioxin. Donations of all sizes are welcome.
8. Continue to be educated.
Sign up for AOR’s monthly newsletter on Agent Orange to be kept up to date. Visit AOR’s resource page for films, books, news and reports. Join WLP’s Facebook page or Twitter feeds.