Upcoming Panel Discussion: Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce

We invite you to join our panel discussion, “Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce” on Thursday, January 18 from Noon until 1pm in Rayburn 2358-C. The purpose of the discussion is to hear testimony from representatives
of some of the most successful apprenticeship programs across the country.  The panelists will discuss the reasons behind their success, provide lessons for Congress, and offer tips for other programs moving forward.

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Upcoming Panel Discussion: Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce

We invite you to join our panel discussion, “Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce” on Thursday, January 18 from Noon until 1pm in Rayburn 2358-C. The purpose of the discussion is to hear testimony from representatives
of some of the most successful apprenticeship programs across the country.  The panelists will discuss the reasons behind their success, provide lessons for Congress, and offer tips for other programs moving forward.

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Co-Sponsor the “Space Debris Removal Act”

Space is getting crowded.  The amount of man-made debris orbiting Earth (non-functional spacecraft, abandoned launch vehicles, mission debris, etc.) grows every year, disrupting our satellites and putting astronauts in harm’s way.  If current trends in space
junk continue, low-earth orbit could become unusable for future satellites and missions.  To combat this problem, I have introduced the “Space Debris Removal Act” and invite you to join me as a co-sponsor.

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Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce

We invite you to join our panel discussion, “Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st Century Workforce” on Thursday, January 18 from Noon until 1pm in Rayburn 2358-C. The purpose of the discussion is to hear testimony from representatives
of some of the most successful apprenticeship programs across the country.  The panelists will discuss the reasons behind their success, provide lessons for Congress, and offer tips for other programs moving forward.

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2018 Congressional Space Studies Series

Happy New Year and welcome to the first legislative week of 2018! Space Advocates is excited to kick-off the New Year by sharing with you the following invitation to participate in a professional development opportunity for congressional staffers. As part
of our ongoing effort to promote space education, we encourage you to attend the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration’s nine-part series designed to establish or build upon an existing foundation of space, science, and space technology. The course description,
curriculum, and registration can be found below. This series will begin on Friday, January 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2325.  We hope you will join Space Advocates and the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration to
learn about space issues from a diverse group of experts and guest speakers, and to network with other staffers who share a passion for space exploration!

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Help Small Businesses Be a Part of the Modern Economy: Cosponsor H.R. 4677 the Small Business Broadband and Emerging Information Technology Act

Quality broadband has been a catalyst for civil, social, and economic growth in communities and sectors across America. Unfortunately, small businesses, especially those in rural communities, often lack access to quality broadband and the benefits it offers.
Ten percent of Americans, and thirty-nine percent of those in rural areas, lack access to high-speed broadband according to the FCC’s 2016 Broadband Progress Report.

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