Cosponsor the Bipartisan Anti-Lunch Shaming Act (H.R. 2401)

According to a 2014 report by the USDA, nearly half of all school districts used some form of lunch shaming in order to compel parents to pay for school meals. Often, students’ hot lunches are taken away and replaced with an alternative meal, like a cold
cheese sandwich. A recent
New York Times article shed light on some of the troubling practices. An elementary school in Utah threw away the lunches of about 40 students with unpaid food bills and in Alabama a child received a stamp on the arm with the words, “I Need Lunch
Money.”

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SIGN ON: Amici Brief Supporting Public Accommodation Protections for LGBTQ Community

  Sending Office: Honorable Sean Patrick Maloney Sent By: Roddy.Flynn@mail.house.gov SIGN ON:  Amici Brief Supporting Public Accommodation Protections for LGBTQ Community Signers (66):  Blumenauer, Bonamici, Brownley, Capuano, Carbajal, Carson, Cartwright, Castor, Clark, Cicilline, Crowley, Davis (CA), DelBene, DeSaulnier, Ellison, Engel, Espaillat, Esty, Frankel, Gottheimer, Grijalva, Gutiérrez, Hanabusa, Higgins, Jayapal, Johnson (GA), Kennedy, Khanna, Kildee, Kilmer, Krishnamoorthi, Kuster, […]

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Become a Cosponsor of the Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

No family is immune from domestic violence. In 2008, my own family lived through the loss of my cousin Cathy at the hands of her estranged boyfriend. It is our responsibility to ensure that we are doing everything in our power to safeguard our mothers, daughters,
and families from the horrors of domestic violence[1]. When we discover gaps in the system that affect our most vulnerable citizens, it is our moral responsibility
to take the necessary steps to close those gaps.

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Become a Cosponsor of the Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

No family is immune from domestic violence. In 2008, my own family lived through the loss of my cousin Cathy at the hands of her estranged boyfriend. It is our responsibility to ensure that we are doing everything in our power to safeguard our mothers, daughters,
and families from the horrors of domestic violence[1]. When we discover gaps in the system that affect our most vulnerable citizens, it is our moral responsibility
to take the necessary steps to close those gaps.

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