Sign Bipartisan FY21 TRIO Funding Letter

We invite you to join us in signing the bipartisan letter below encouraging the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education to include a significant increase in funding for Federal TRIO Programs.

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Esophageal Cancer PRCRP – Bipartisan FY2021 Approps Letter

Please join us in sending the below letter to Chairman Visclosky and Ranking Member Calvert encouraging the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense to continue to include esophageal cancer as one of the diseases eligible for funding under the Department
of Defense (DoD) Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) for FY 2021.

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Support Endometrial Cancer Research & Awareness

I urge you to join me in re-introducing the Endometrial Cancer Research and Education Act. Endometrial cancer is the most common form of uterine cancer, and the 4th most common cancer among women, after breast, lung, and colon cancers. It is a cancer of
the lining of the uterus (endometrium), which mainly affects postmenopausal women, with the most women diagnosed between ages 55 and 64.

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Sign letter opposing proposed rules and urge restoration of RFRA

We invite you to join us in sending a letter to President Trump urging him to rescind nine proposed rules recently issued by his administration and to cease distorting the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) from its original purpose. The proposed rules
would roll back religious freedom protections for individuals seeking various government-funded social services and affect:

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HELP GUARD AND RESERVE GAIN EQUAL HAZARD DUTY PAY!

We invite you to co-sponsor H.R. 5887, the Guard and Reserve Hazard Duty Pay Equity Act, a bill to equalize all hazard-duty incentive pay (HDIP) for Guard and Reserve servicemembers. HDIP is military compensation awarded to servicemembers who are assigned
high-risk duties. As part of their service, qualified active duty, Guard and Reserve servicemembers are entitled to HDIP while performing hazardous duties such as flying duty, parachute jumping and demolition of explosives. However, Guard and Reservists are
awarded 1/30th HDIP of their active duty counterparts, while still subject to the same level of requirements and risk.

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Cosponsor Resolution for INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE NURSE

Please join us in cosponsoring a resolution that supports the goals and ideals of the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. In honor of the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale, a founder of modern nursing, the World Health Organization
has designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. With more than four million registered nurses in the United States and more than twenty million registered nurses around the world, it is imperative that we recognize and celebrate
the essential contributions these practitioners provide to the workforce, research, and the health of our nation.

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