This is where you can explain the story behind the petition, and what the intended goal is. Speaking of goals, you can easily set a goal of either the number of signers or number of signatures by clicking Petitions settings > Basics within your petition page in the control panel. Encourage people to use their personal recruiting links so they get credit when they get their friends to sign the petition.
We demand the government take notice of this petition. We demand change. This petition content is what you are asking your users to sign on and agree to.
To change this content, click "Edit this page" in the Supporter Nav on the right,
or from your Control Panel navigate to Websites > [petition] > Petition settings > Intro/Content.