Support Community Gardening in Impoverished Regions

From: The Honorable Alcee L. Hastings Sent By: Evan.Polisar@mail.house.gov Date: 2/3/2014 Become an Original Co-Sponsor of the Community Gardening and Nutrition Act of 2014 Dear Colleague, I write to ask for your support as an original co-sponsor of the Community Gardening and Nutrition Act of 2014. This legislation creates a new pilot program within AmeriCorps […]

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DEADLINE THURSDAY: Honoring January as National Mentoring Month

From: The Honorable Frederica S. Wilson Sent By: corey.solow@mail.house.gov Date: 1/14/2014 Dear Colleague: I write to ask for your co-sponsorship of a resolution honoring January as National Mentoring Month.  Established in 2002, National Mentoring Month pays tribute to the men and women who enrich the lives of our young people and encourages more Americans to […]

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Support the Goals Of National Mentoring Month: Cosponsor The Transition to Success Mentoring Act Today!

From: The Honorable Andre Carson Sent By: erica.powell@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2930 Date: 1/9/2014 Become a Cosponsor of the Transition-To-Success Mentoring Act Supported by MENTOR Dear Colleague: I invite you to become an original cosponsor of H.R. 2930, the Transition-To-Success Mentoring Act. This legislation seeks to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to […]

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Support More Comprehensive Approaches to Sexuality Education through PREP

From: The Honorable Barbara Lee Sent By: mariah.jones@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3774 Date: 12/19/2013 Co-sponsor HR 3774 to Repeal Ineffective Abstinence-Only Programs Endorsed by: Advocates for Youth, AIDS Alliance for Women, Infants, Children, Youth & Families, The AIDS Institute, AIDS United, American Civil Liberties Union, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Choice USA, Guttmacher Institute, Healthy […]

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The Affordable College Textbook Act

From: The Honorable Ruben Hinojosa Sent By: rosa.garcia@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3538 Date: 12/5/2013 HELP MAKE COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS MORE AFFORDABLE FOR STUDENTS JOIN REPRESENTATIVES RUBÉN HINOJOSA, GEORGE MILLER and JOHN TIERNEY BY CO-SPONSORING THE AFFORDABLE COLLEGE TEXTBOOK ACT Current Co-sponsors: Bass, Cardenas, Courtney, Crowley, Cuellar, Doggett, Fattah, Gallego, Garcia, Al Green, Gene Green, Grijalva, Jeffries, Loebsack, […]

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Support the Protection of Filipina women and children during Super Typhoon Haiyan relief and recovery efforts

From: The Honorable Michael M. Honda Sent By: helen.chung@mail.house.gov Date: 12/4/2013 Support the Protection of Filipina women and children during Super Typhoon Haiyan relief and recovery efforts DEADLINE: COB Wednesday, December 11th COSIGNERS : Hahn, Lowenthal, Maloney, Maloney, Moore, Bordallo, Grijalva, Swalwell Dear Colleague: I invite you to join me in sending a letter to […]

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Fix the Veterans Claims Backlog

From: The Honorable Nita M. Lowey Sent By: kasey.butler@mail.house.gov Date: 11/14/2013 Current Co-Signers: Meeks, Tierney, Schiff Dear Colleague: The Veterans Affairs claims backlog remains the greatest challenge currently facing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Although progress has been made, significant hurdles between the Department of Defense (DoD) and VA database exchanges still exist. At […]

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ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON CLOSING THE OPPORTUNITY GAP

From: The Honorable Chaka Fattah Sent By: jared.bass@mail.house.gov Date: 10/21/2013 The NEA in collaboration with Congressman Chaka Fattah Invite you to a discussion about “Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance” By Kevin G. Welner, JD, PhD Wednesday, October 23 at 1:00p.m. 2456 Rayburn HOB What is […]

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