CLOSING SOON: Defend Afro-Brazilian and Indigenous Rights in Brazil! Cosign Letter to Secretary Pompeo – Deadline April 22

Please join us in signing this letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, expressing deep concern for attacks on the rights of indigenous peoples and Afro-Brazilian Quilombola communities (settlements founded and organized by escaped slaves and their descendants)
in Brazil. Though these communities have faced discrimination and violations of their collective rights for decades, the prospects under recently inaugurated President Jair Bolsonaro are simply alarming and require action.

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Defend Afro-Brazilian and Indigenous Rights in Brazil! Cosign Letter to Secretary Pompeo – Deadline April 22

Please join us in signing this letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, expressing deep concern for attacks on the rights of indigenous peoples and Afro-Brazilian Quilombola communities (settlements founded and organized by escaped slaves and their descendants)
in Brazil. Though these communities have faced discrimination and violations of their collective rights for decades, the prospects under recently inaugurated President Jair Bolsonaro are simply alarming and require action.

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Defend Afro-Brazilian and Indigenous Rights in Brazil! Cosign Letter to Secretary Pompeo – Deadline April 22

Please join us in signing this letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, expressing deep concern for attacks on the rights of indigenous peoples and Afro-Brazilian Quilombola communities (settlements founded and organized by escaped slaves and their descendants)
in Brazil. Though these communities have faced discrimination and violations of their collective rights for decades, the prospects under recently inaugurated President Jair Bolsonaro are simply alarming and require action.

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Cosponsor: Flood Insurance for Farmers Act (H.R.830)

We invite you to cosponsor the Flood Insurance for Farmers Act (H.R.830), to make the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) work better for our nation’s farm
families. This bipartisan bill would lift the de facto prohibition on construction, expansion, or repair of agricultural structures like barns, sheds, and silos in areas designated at risk of floods by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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Cosponsor the Huffman Federal Leadership in Energy Efficient Transportation (FLEET) Act of 2019

It is time to transform the worst federal fleet into a national leader in fuel efficiency and technological innovation. The United States Postal Service (USPS) owns and operates the world’s largest civilian vehicle fleet comprised of more than 232,000 mail
delivery vehicles. Over 141,000 of these vehicles are aging Grumman LLVs, which average only 10 miles per gallon. This vehicle first entered service in 1987, and the majority have reached the end of their 24-year operational lifespan. Fueling these vehicles
comes at a high cost: in FY 2016, the USPS purchased 251 million gallons of diesel at a cost of more than $570 million. This makes the USPS one of the largest consumers of diesel fuel in the United States.

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