Repeal the Military Base Personnel Gun Ban

From: The Honorable Steve Stockman Sent By: annamaria.hoffman@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3199 Date: 6/30/2014 Current cosponsors: Bentivolio, Bishop (UT), Broun, Burgess, Cotton, Farenthold, Gibbs, Gohmert, Gosar, King (IA), Hall, Harris, LaMalfa, Miller, Olson, Palazzo, Perry, Posey, Stutzman, Weber, Westmoreland Dear Colleague, The tragic murders at the Navy Yard reminds us that personnel on our military bases […]

Read More

Honor an American civil rights heroine – Yuri Kochiyama

From: The Honorable Barbara Lee Sent By: monica.pham@mail.house.gov Date: 6/30/2014 Dear Colleague, Please join us in signing a letter to the U.S. Postal Service to pursue a commemorative stamp for the civil rights leader, Yuri Kochiyama. Yuri Kochiyama was born and raised in San Pedro, California to Japanese immigrant parents. After the Pearl Harbor attack […]

Read More

Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor & Civil Rights

From: The Honorable Judy Chu Sent By: joleen.rivera@mail.house.gov Date: 6/30/2014 Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor and Civil Rights.  Urge Sec. Johnson in his review of immigration enforcement policies, to take greater administrative action to protect immigrant workers who assert their labor and civil rights in the workplace. Current […]

Read More

Roundtable with Homeboy Industries on Stopping Incarceration and Violence

From: The Honorable Tony Cardenas Sent By: Virginia.Zigras@mail.house.gov Date: 6/27/2014 Dear Colleague: By now you should have received this invitation for a great opportunity to discuss violence prevention and recidivism reduction strategies with Father Greg Boyle, the founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, CA.  Homeboy Industries serves high risk, formerly gang-involved individuals with a wide array […]

Read More

Urge DHS to Investigate and Remedy the Systemic Problems of Mistreatment of Unaccompanied Children in CBP Custody

From: The Honorable Judy Chu Sent By: joleen.rivera@mail.house.gov Date: 6/27/2014 Urge DHS to Investigate and Remedy the Systemic Problems of Mistreatment of Unaccompanied Children in CBP Custody Dear Colleague, Please join us in urging the Homeland Security Secretary, Jeh Johnson, to investigate and remedy the systemic problems of abuse and mistreatment of unaccompanied minors while in […]

Read More

CLOSING TODAY: Letter to President Obama on border crisis

From: The Honorable Darrell E. Issa Sent By: ellen.dargie@mail.house.gov Date: 6/26/2014 Dear Colleague: Our country is experiencing an unprecedented crisis along the southwestern border as thousands of unaccompanied minors illegally cross into the United States. Our law enforcement officials and communities are overwhelmed, and emergency government-run facilities are being opened across multiple states to help provide […]

Read More

PROTECT OUR WORKERS: Cosponsor the Employee Empowerment Act

From: The Honorable Keith Ellison Sent By: Lindsey.Herbel@mail.house.gov Date: 6/25/2014 PROTECT OUR WORKERS: Cosponsor the Employee Empowerment Act Deadline for Original Cosponsors: COB Monday, July 7th “The two most dynamic and cohesive liberal forces in the country are the labor movement and the Negro freedom movement. Together, we can be architects of democracy.” – Dr. Martin […]

Read More

Last Call: Original Cosponsors for the Ending Corporal Punishment in Schools Act

From: The Honorable Carolyn McCarthy Sent By: Marcus.Garza@mail.house.gov Date: 6/25/2014 ***LAST CALL FOR ORIGINAL COSPONSORS*** Ending Corporal Punishment in Schools Act of 2014      Current Original Cosponsors (21): Rep. Michael E. Capuano (MA), Rep. Tony Cárdenas (CA), Rep. Joe Courtney (CT), Rep. Susan A. Davis (CA), Rep. Keith Ellison (MN), Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ), Rep. Alcee […]

Read More

Support the Victims of Child Pornography

From: The Honorable Matt Cartwright Sent By: stephen.coffey@mail.house.gov Date: 6/23/2014 Support the Victims of Child Pornography Cosponsor the Amy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act Deadline to be original cosponsor: June 26th Endorsing Organizations: Building Empowerment by Stopping Trafficking, ECPAT USA, National Crime Victim Law Institute, National Organization for Victim Assistance Senate Cosponsors: […]

Read More

Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor and Civil Right

From: The Honorable Judy Chu Sent By: joleen.rivera@mail.house.gov Date: 6/18/2014 Support Stronger Protections for Immigrant Workers; Ensure Worksite Enforcement does not undermine Labor and Civil Rights.  Urge Sec. Johnson in his review of immigration enforcement policies, to take greater administrative action to protect immigrant workers who assert their labor and civil rights in the workplace. Cosigners: […]

Read More