Keep Kids Out of Solitary

  From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: anna.hevia@mail.house.gov Date: 3/30/2017 Dear Colleague, Last year, thanks to intense pressure from advocates all around the country, President Obama banned the use of solitary confinement for children in federal prisons. Please join me in cosponsoring the Protecting Youth from Solitary Confinement Act again this Congress to make […]

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Support Funding for EPSCoR in FY 2018 (v. 2)

  From: The Honorable David N. Cicilline Sent By: joseph.vanwye@mail.house.gov Date: 3/30/2017 Deadline: COB 04/01/2017 Dear Colleague: For more than 60 years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has provided academic research funding to colleges and universities around the nation and has been critical to ongoing research that is essential to maintaining our competitive edge in […]

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LEARN ABOUT NEW GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY RESEARCH ON EARLY LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT (v. 2)

  From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: claire.viall@mail.house.gov Date: 3/30/2017 Wednesday, April 5th 11:00 AM 441 Cannon  Dear Colleague, I invite you to join Gallaudet University to learn about early language acquisition research. The Visual Language and Visual Learning center at Gallaudet is a National Science Foundation Science of Learning Center. They conduct groundbreaking […]

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CLOSING TOMORROW COB – Support Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities

  From: The Honorable Juan Vargas Sent By: eddie.meyer@mail.house.gov Date: 3/30/2017 Deadline COB Friday, March 31, 2017 Submission Deadline: Tuesday April4, 2017 Support Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities *This is a programmatic request* Current co-signers (32): Tony Cárdenas, Sheila Jackson-Lee, Mark Takano, Tom O’Halleran, Alcee L. Hastings, Ted Deutch, Barbara Lee, Filemon Vela, Eleanor Holmes […]

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DEADLINE COB TODAY: Support Programs for Girls At Risk of Trafficking and Juvenile Delinquency

  From: The Honorable Debbie Wasserman Schultz Sent By: logan.hollers@mail.house.gov Date: 3/30/2017 Deadline: TODAY, March 30 COB   Cosigners: Cardenas (D-CA), Clarke (D-NY), Costello (R-PA), Curbelo (R-FL), Cummings (D-MD), Davis (D-IL), Demings (D-FL), Ellison (D-MN), Frankel (D-FL), Hastings (D-FL), Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), Jackson Lee (D-TX), Jayapal (D-WA), Larsen (D-WA), Meehan (R-PA), Moore (D-WI), Shea-Porter (D-NH), Sinema […]

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SUPPORT LITERACY AND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION PROGRAMS

  From: The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Sent By: sayanna.molina@mail.house.gov Date: 3/30/2017 DEADLINE: MARCH 4, 2017 Dear Colleague: Join me in sending the following letter to appropriators supporting literacy and language acquisition programs for children and adults. We are requesting $750 million for Adult Basic Literacy Education Grants under Title II of WIOA and $1 […]

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Support the Innovative Approaches to Literacy program

  From: The Honorable Eddie Bernice Johnson Sent By: don.andres@mail.house.gov Date: 3/30/2017 DEADLINE EXTENDED: Monday, April 3rd COB Support early childhood literacy initiatives  Fund the “Innovative Approaches to Literacy” grant program Current FY18 Signers (128) as of 3/30 Barragan, Bass, Beatty, Bera, Beyer, Blumenauer, Blunt Rochester, Bonamici, Bordallo, Brown, Brownley, Butterfield, Capuano, Carbajal, Cardenas, Carson, […]

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Support Greater Family Engagement in Schools (v. 5)

  From: The Honorable Mark DeSaulnier Sent By: nathan.auck@mail.house.gov Date: 3/29/2017 Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017 Current Cosigners: Representatives Rice, Tonko, Yarmuth, Cicilline, Shea-Porter, Jackson Lee, Blumenauer, Danny K. Davis, Kihuen, Takano, Murphy, Kuster, Gottheimer, Tipton, Nolan, Barletta, Cohen, Capuano, Perlmutter, Grijalva, Brownley, Himes, Lujan, Connely, Tsongas, Titus, Plaskett, Huffman, Polis, Susan Davis, Tsongas, Plaskett, […]

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TRIO in FY2018: Support Funding for TRIO Education Programs

  From: The Honorable Gwen Moore Sent By: izmira.aitch@mail.house.gov Date: 3/30/2017 Support Funding for Federal TRIO Programs in FY2018 PROGRAMMATIC REQUEST ***Add Member HERE*** SIGN-ON DEADLINE: Monday, April 3rd, 6:00 PM Current Signatories: Blumenauer,  Bonamici,  Brownley,  Cicilline,  Clarke,  Crowley,  Cummings,  Davis (CA),  Davis (IL),  DeFazio,  DelBene,  Dingell,  Ellison,  Engel,  Esty,  Foster,  Frankel,  Garamendi,  Green (Al),  Gutiérrez,  […]

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Support Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities: Deadline: COB Friday, March 31, 2017

  From: The Honorable Juan Vargas Sent By: eddie.meyer@mail.house.gov Date: 3/30/2017 Support Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities Sign-on Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017 Submission Deadline: Tuesday April 4, 2017 *This is a programmatic request* Current co-signers (28): Tony Cárdenas, Sheila Jackson-Lee, Mark Takano, Tom O’Halleran, Alcee L. Hastings, Ted Deutch, Barbara Lee, Filemon Vela, Eleanor […]

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