BECOME AN ORIGINAL COSPONSOR OF THE CLIMATE DISPLACED PERSON’S ACT OF 2019

By the end of this century, people across the globe will be forced to involuntarily leave their home due to an environmental impact that renders their home uninhabitable. Rising sea levels, wildfires, drought or a slow-moving hurricane can all threaten human
life as surely as a bomb. But unlike victims of war for whom the causes and effects of the threats are clear and codified, there are no protections for environmental migrants.

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Co-Sponsor H.Res.531

Please join me in supporting H.Res.531 to combat the rampant exploitation of children and child labor in cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Briefing Invite: WHAT WORKS IN POLICYMAKING

Please join Representatives Jackie Walorski (IN-2) and Ben McAdams (UT-4) for a briefing to introduce the What Works Caucus.   The recently launched bipartisan What Works Caucus was formed to develop and promote results-driven, evidence-based legislation
and partnerships that addresses our nation’s biggest challenges. It will also spotlight data-driven local, state, and federal efforts, as well as the work of private and nonprofit partners, that are helping improve results for people around the country.

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Deadline Extended – Cosponsor Resolution to Designate Day of the Girl Child in the U.S

Since 2012, October 11 has been recognized by the United Nations as the International Day of the Girl to address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and fulfillment of their human rights. Girls should be recognized for
their positive and transformative role in shaping society and our country, which is why I am introducing a resolution to honor Day of the Girl Child in the United States.

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Cosponsor H.R. 3138

We write to invite you to join us as original cosponsors of legislation to provide a Congressional Gold Medal  to recognize the women of the 6888 Central Postal Directory Battalion (a.k.a. the “Six Triple Eight”), the only African American Women’s Army Corps
Battalion in the United States Army to serve overseas during World War II.

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Pacific Islands Caucus: October 16th Lunch Briefing on Region Overview, Challenges and Opportunities by U.S. Indo-Pacific Command

We recently formed the Congressional Pacific Islands Caucus to highlight critical issues relating to the twenty-four Pacific Island jurisdictions which, together with their exclusive economic zones, encompass an area larger than Russia and China combined.
We believe that our future will largely be determined in the Indo-Pacific and that these islands play an integral role. If you have not already done so, we welcome your joining and contributing your interests to the Caucus.

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