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Support FY2020 Report Language Curtailing Augmentation

March 25, 2019

Last year, the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) announced the elimination of over 6,000 positions throughout the BOP system. This mass-elimination primarily impacted the replacement of full-time correctional officer positions. Since then, the BOP has filled this
void by assigning occasional officer duties to other staff members, including cafeteria workers, teachers, therapists, groundskeepers, and others to supplement the declining number of correctional officers. This practice is referred to as “augmentation”.

Cosponsor the Disclosing Aid Spent to Ensure Relief (DISASTER) Act

March 25, 2019

Our nation has experienced a variety of natural disasters, particularly over the last several years. The federal government plays a vital role in helping communities recover from these disasters, yet the federal government does not produce a single estimate
of how much it spends on disaster-related assistance each year.

Funding for International Basic Education – SFOPS LETTER – DEADLINE EXTENDED

March 25, 2019

We invite you to sign a letter urging the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations to provide robust funding for Basic Education programs, including
strong funding for bilateral education programs and funding for the Global Partnership for Education and Education Cannot Wait in the FY2020 SFOPS Appropriations bill.

Increase EEOC Funding to Combat Workplace Harassment and Enforce Equal Pay Data Collection

March 25, 2019

Please join us in requesting that Chairman Serrano and Ranking Member Aderholt provide an additional $20 million for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in the Fiscal Year 2020 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies appropriations
bill so that the EEOC can properly pursue justice. Of the additional funds appropriated, we recommend that at least $5 million be used to collect and enforce summary employee pay data as mandated by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in March
2019.

Equal Pay Day Resolution

March 25, 2019

Equal Pay Day, recognized this year on April 2, symbolizes how far into 2019 women must work to earn what men were paid in 2018 alone. To highlight this critical disparity, we will introduce the Equal Pay Day Resolution on Tuesday, April 2. We hope you will
join us as a cosponsor.

Equal Pay Day Resolution

March 25, 2019

Equal Pay Day, recognized this year on April 2, symbolizes how far into 2019 women must work to earn what men were paid in 2018 alone. To highlight this critical disparity, we will introduce the Equal Pay Day Resolution on Tuesday, April 2. We hope you will
join us as a cosponsor.

Increase EEOC Funding to Combat Workplace Harassment and Enforce Equal Pay Data Collection

March 25, 2019

Please join us in requesting that Chairman Serrano and Ranking Member Aderholt provide an additional $20 million for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in the Fiscal Year 2020 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies appropriations
bill so that the EEOC can properly pursue justice. Of the additional funds appropriated, we recommend that at least $5 million be used to collect and enforce summary employee pay data as mandated by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in March
2019.

Cosponsor the Disclosing Aid Spent to Ensure Relief (DISASTER) Act

March 25, 2019

Our nation has experienced a variety of natural disasters, particularly over the last several years. The federal government plays a vital role in helping communities recover from these disasters, yet the federal government does not produce a single estimate
of how much it spends on disaster-related assistance each year.

Request for Cosponsors – Resolution Affirming that all Men and Women are Created Equal.

March 25, 2019

In 1848, Elizabeth Cady Stanton drafted the Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, which stated that both men and women are created equal and reaffirmed that all people are endowed with the unalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,
regardless of gender.