H.R. 1861 Award a Congressional Gold Medal to Larry Doby: A Pioneer of American Civil Rights

Lawrence Eugene “Larry” Doby was an extraordinary individual and a sports legend that broke through racial barriers by becoming the first African American to play professional baseball in the American League. Upon his honorable discharge from the United
States Navy in 1946, Larry Doby played baseball in the Negro League for the Newark Eagles. In 1947, his contract was purchased by the Cleveland Indians where he began his illustrious 13 year career in the American League. After appearing in 1,533 games and
batting .283, with 253 home runs and 969 runs batted in, and being voted to seven All-Star teams, Larry Doby was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998.

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Cosponsor H.R. 754 The Anwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act

We invite you to cosponsor a resolution to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the late President Anwar Sadat of Egypt.  This resolution has been filed in both Chambers, simultaneously as H.R.754 and S.266.  Next year is the centennial of President Sadat’s
birth, and we are therefore excited by this opportunity to honor a great man of peace and his role in the history of the Middle East.

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DEADLINE Nov 9th- Urge the Senate to Act to Improve Career and Technical Education

Please join us in sending a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate HELP Committee, calling for a timely reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and
Technical Education Act.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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