Sign-On Letter – Prioritize Combating Trafficking in Persons (TIP) in Iraq and Syria

Please join me in sending a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry requesting information regarding U.S.-funded humanitarian programming in Syria, Iraq, and the surrounding region. Specifically, this letter focuses on the current scope of programs
focused on combating trafficking in persons (TIP), gender-based violence (GBV) and rescuing, protecting, and treating religious minorities that have been persecuted by the Islamic State (IS).

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Help Children with Autism and Other Disabilities (Avonte’s Law)

According to a March 2014 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 1 in 68 American children are born with a form of autism spectrum disorder
(ASD), a 30 percent increase from just two years ago. With this rapid increase in diagnosis of ASD, we must ensure that these children are safe and that law enforcement, first responders, schools and the general public are educated about the disability and
its effects.

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Corporal Punishment – Save Our Children

By now you and your staff should have received an invitation to a briefing being hosted by the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence (NPEIV) on Wednesday, November 18th from 10:00 – 11:30 AM in room 122 of the Cannon House Office Building. The briefing will address corporal punishment of our nation’s youth.

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Briefing: Resettling Iraqi Allies: Lessons from the Special Immigrant Visa Program

From: The Honorable Alcee L. Hastings Sent By: christian.sy@mail.house.gov Date: 7/23/2014 Dear Colleague: By now you should have received an invitation to attend an important briefing hosted by the Arab American Institute (AAI) entitled, “Resettling Iraqi Allies: Lessons from the Special Immigrant Visa Program.”  It will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 9:30 to 10:30 […]

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Briefing: Resettling Iraqi Allies: Lessons from the Special Immigrant Visa Program

From: The Honorable Alcee L. Hastings Sent By: christian.sy@mail.house.gov Date: 7/23/2014 Dear Colleague: By now you should have received an invitation to attend an important briefing hosted by the Arab American Institute (AAI) entitled, “Resettling Iraqi Allies: Lessons from the Special Immigrant Visa Program.”  It will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 9:30 to 10:30 […]

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