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FINAL CALL – Family-Friendly Workplaces – deadline **COB TODAY**

July 17, 2019

Please join me as an original co-sponsor on the Honoring Family-Friendly Workplaces Act, to promote a healthier work-life balance for hard-working families across the country. As a single Mom, I know the challenges that working parents face every
day, and the federal government needs to do more to promote positive changes in our workplaces. 

Support Team USA and America’s Athletes!

July 16, 2019

Over the past several decades, the Olympic movement has strayed from its roots. The time is now to take a serious look at the USOPC and if it is fulfilling its mission as outlined by the Ted Stevens Amateur Sports Act. As several Congressional and private
investigations revealed, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee officials were more concerned with protecting the Olympics brand and producing medals than athlete’s health and wellbeing. The time is right to take an Olympics wide accounting of the
underlying culture that lead to the multiple sexual abuse scandals plaguing the Olympics community.
A Congressionally mandated Commission will allow experts in sports governance, coaching, child welfare and abuse to address these issues in a timely manner, free from politics

Cosponsor the BE HEARD in the Workplace Act to stop discrimination and sexual harassment!

July 16, 2019

Please join us in cosponsoring
HR 2148, the Bringing an End to Harassment by Enhancing Accountability and Rejecting Discrimination (BE HEARD) in the Workplace Act. 

Support Apprentices: Cosponsor the Promoting Apprentices in Public Service Act

July 16, 2019

Please join me in cosponsoring the Promoting Apprentices in Public Service Act. As you know, there are currently 585,000 apprentices developing the critical skills necessary to compete in a 21st Century economy. Apprentices that successfully complete an
apprenticeship program earn a higher median annual wage than the median for all workers. In order to build upon the success that these apprenticeship programs produce, the federal government must capitalize on apprentices’ experience and provide resources
to compel more men and women to enter into these programs.

Cosponsor the Social Enterprise Ecosystem and Economic Development (SEEED) Commission Act

July 16, 2019

Throughout the United States, social entrepreneurship has gained increasing recognition as a movement and an economic phenomenon that benefits our economy and creates jobs. As a former Mayor, I am all too familiar with many of the difficult and sometime
overwhelming challenges facing our local communities. But our social entrepreneurs are transforming society in ways traditional systems and government programs cannot, which makes it imperative that policymakers recognize and support social enterprises.

Cosponsor Honoring Family-Friendly Workplaces Act (Deadline for originals TOMORROW at NOON)

July 16, 2019

Please join me as an original co-sponsor on the Honoring Family-Friendly Workplaces Act, to promote a healthier work-life balance for hard-working families across the country. As a single Mom, I know the challenges that working parents face every
day, and the federal government needs to do more to promote positive changes in our workplaces. 

Cosponsor the Children’s Act for Responsible Employment and Farm Safety (CARE) of 2019

July 16, 2019

I write to ask for your support in ending a dangerous double standard that persists in United States child labor laws. 

Become A Cosponsor of the Jubilee Day Resolution

July 16, 2019

I
write to ask that you join me in cosponsoring a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Jubilee Day, which is celebrated on October 6th
of every year by the Fisk University community.