Briefing TOMORROW AT 10am: “The Realities of Human Trafficking: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Survivors”

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to control victims for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or labor services against a person’s will. In the homeland security realm, discussions
of human trafficking often revolve around prevention but rarely address the aftermath of human trafficking and how victims can begin to heal and lead healthy and productive lives.

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Join over 190 Bipartisan Cosponsors in Combating Veteran Homelessness

In 2017, for the first time since 2010, the number of veterans experiencing homelessness increased. In fact, over 40,000 veterans experienced homelessness at some point last year. These 40,000 veterans account for over nine percent of all homeless adults,
even though veterans represent less than 10 percent of the total U.S. adult population. Congress has done much to address the plight of our homeless veterans, but we must continue our efforts. This is why I urge you to join me in combating veteran homelessness
by cosponsoring H.R. 4099, the ‘Homeless Veteran Families Act’.

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Briefing IN ONE HOUR: “The Realities of Human Trafficking: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Survivors”

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to control victims for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or labor services against a person’s will. In the homeland security realm, discussions
of human trafficking often revolve around prevention but rarely address the aftermath of human trafficking and how victims can begin to heal and lead healthy and productive lives.

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July Humanities Recess Event: Hamilton Exhibit at the National Postal Museum

Please join the Congressional Humanities Caucus for the July Humanities Recess Event (HRE)
next Friday, July 20, at 11:00 am at the National Postal Museum for the limited-time exhibit,
Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon. HREs are monthly Caucus-sponsored events for staffers to develop understandings of the relationships of public policy to history, literature, languages, philosophy, ethics, religion, anthropology,
government, linguistics, and other humanities disciplines.

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Support Your National Guard and Reserve in the FY2019 NDAA Deadline COB TODAY

Please join us in sending a letter to the chair and ranking members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees preserving the Work for Warriors provision of the House passed NDAA. Since 2013, a provision establishing a nationwide direct employment
program for the National Guard has been included in the House NDAA but struck from the final conference report.

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