Support Domestic Violence Survivors, Cosponsor the SAFE Act

One in four women and one in nine men have suffered physical violence at the hands of an intimate partner, which has a devastating impact on a survivor’s physical and emotional health. Often forgotten when we talk about victims of intimate partner violence,
sexual assault, stalking, and revenge pornography, is the severe economic impact this abuse can have on victims. It can cost victims their jobs, their homes, their health, and their insurance – and, in cases of domestic violence, reinforce their dependency
on their abusers as a result. Abusers often use economic necessities like rent, health care, and child care to exert control over their victims. And victims of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, and revenge pornography often find that abuse
and threats follow them from home into the workplace – each year, they lose nearly eight million days of paid work—the equivalent of more than 32,000 full-time jobs.

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Support School Cafeteria Workers!

We invite you to join us in supporting school cafeteria workers, and in ensuring that required trainings occur during work hours and are paid if they take place after work hours.  We invite you to cosponsor H.R. 2651, the “Improving Training for School Food
Service Workers Act”.

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Support Safe Workplaces – Cosponsor H.R. 4843 the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program Authorization Act!

I invite you to join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 4843 the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program Authorization Act. This program, administered by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), provides grants to non-profits, community organizations,
employer associations, labor unions, educational institutions, and state and local governments to provide training and education programs to create safer workplaces.

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Sign Bipartisan FY21 TRIO Funding Letter

We invite you to join us in signing the bipartisan letter below encouraging the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education to include a significant increase in funding for Federal TRIO Programs.

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Support Language Learning in FY2021

Please join us in urging the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education to include a funding level of $106.1 million for International Education and Foreign Language Studies for Fiscal Year 2021.  This includes $95.7
million for Higher Education Act-Title VI and $10.4 million for Fulbright-Hays programs.

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