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DEADLINE FRIDAY: Original Cosponsor Holocaust Education Resolution (v. 2)

April 19, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Brendan F. Boyle Sent By: Alana.Shaw@mail.house.gov Original Cosponsor: Resolution to Encourage Holocaust Education in the US! DEADLINE: COB FRIDAY, 4/21 Endorsed by: AJC, Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, B’nai Brith, Holocaust Awareness Institute, Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center, National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry, Simon Wiesenthal Center, Southern Poverty Law Center, […]

H.R. 1861 – AWARD A CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL TO LARRY DOBY: A PIONEER OF AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS (v. 2)

April 19, 2017

  H.R. 1861 – AWARD A CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL TO LARRY DOBY: A PIONEER OF AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS Sending Office: Honorable James B. Renacci Sent By: Nicholas.Alcalde@mail.house.gov   Request for Cosponsor(s) Dear Colleague: We invite you to honor Larry Doby’s many achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the armed forces […]

DEADLINE FRIDAY: Original Cosponsor Holocaust Education Resolution

April 18, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Brendan F. Boyle Sent By: Alana.Shaw@mail.house.gov Request for Cosponsor(s) Original Cosponsor: Resolution to Encourage Holocaust Education in the US! DEADLINE: COB FRIDAY, 4/21 Endorsed by: AJC, Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, B’nai Brith, Holocaust Awareness Institute, Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center, National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry, Simon Wiesenthal Center, Southern […]

Become an Original Co-Sponsor of the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2017 (v. 2)

April 17, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Terri A. Sewell Sent By: Terrel.Champion@mail.house.gov Request for Cosponsor(s) Current Co-Sponsors: Alma Adams, Joyce Beatty, Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici, Brendan Boyle, G.K. Butterfield, Andre Carson, Matt Cartwright, Judy Chu, Yvette Clarke, Steve Cohen, Joe Crowley, Elijah Cummings, John Delaney, Suzan DelBene, Dwight Evans, Gene Greeme, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Jared Huffman, Pramila Jayapal, […]

Dean of the Black Press: Award a Congressional Gold Medal to Simeon Booker

April 17, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Tim Ryan Sent By: Samantha.Fay@mail.house.gov Request for Cosponsor(s)  A Pioneering Journalist of the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam War Booker (center) reporting from the black press section at the Emmett Till murder trial (1955) 115th Cosponsors (19): Beatty, Carson, Clay, Cohen, Conyers, Cummings, Ellison, Evans, Fudge, Hastings, Holmes Norton, Johnson (Eddie Bernice), Joyce, Kaptur, Moore, Renacci, Richmond, Ryan […]

Support the Creation of a Commission of Criminal Justice Reform Experts (v. 2)

April 17, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Theodore E. Deutch Sent By: Joshua.Lipman@mail.house.gov Supported By:  National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO), International Association of Chiefs of Police, the National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics (SEARCH), American Psychiatric Association, Fraternal Order of Police, National Association for Public Defense, Coalition of Bar Associations of Color (CBAC) Dear Colleague,             It […]

Deadline Extended: Stand Up to Hate Crimes!

April 14, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Raja Krishnamoorthi Sent By: Sam.Morgante@mail.house.gov Deadline: CoB FRIDAY 4/14 Current Signers: Krishnamoorthi, Khanna, Jayapal, Cohen, McEachin, Hastings, Beyer, Lewis (GA), Holmes Norton, Pascrell, Bera, Crowley, Velazquez, Johnson (GA), Soto, Shea-Porter, Beaty, DelBene, Castro, Ellison, Gabbard, Speier, Thompson (MS), Moore, Rush, Raskin Dear Colleague, The rising tide in hate crimes has shaken communities […]

PLEASE COSPONSOR H.R. 1730, THE COMBATING ANTI-SEMITISM ACT OF 2017

April 14, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable David Kustoff Sent By: Justin.Melvin@mail.house.gov Dear Colleague, Since January, more than 100 bomb threats and other threats of violence have been made against 81 Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) in 33 states.  JCCs are religious community centers that provide a variety of religious, cultural, and educational services primarily to Jewish families in hundreds […]

Stand Up to Hate Crimes! (v. 2)

April 13, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Raja Krishnamoorthi Sent By: Sam.Morgante@mail.house.gov Request for Signature(s) Deadline: CoB TODAY Current Signers: Krishnamoorthi, Khanna, Jayapal, Cohen, McEachin, Hastings, Beyer, Lewis (GA), Holmes Norton, Pascrell, Bera, Crowley, Velazquez, Johnson (GA), Soto, Shea-Porter, Beaty, DelBene, Castro, Ellison, Gabbard, Speier Dear Colleague, The rising tide in hate crimes has shaken communities across the United […]

Cosponsor The End of Debtors Prison Act (v. 2)

April 13, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: Chay.Halbert@mail.house.gov Request for Cosponsor(s) Original cosponsors: Steve Cohen, Raul Grijalva, Jerrold Nadler, Keith Ellison, James P. McGovern, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Gwen Moore, Jan Schakowsky   Dear Colleague, Please join us in stopping for-profit probation companies from preying on the poor, and help to end modern day debtors’ prison. In at […]