Support Adolescent Health in FY 2020 Appropriations

I write to ask you to join me in sending a letter to the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations (LHHS) Subcommittee Chairwoman DeLauro and Ranking Member Cole in support of programmatic funding for the Teen Pregnancy
Prevention Program (TPPP), school-based HIV prevention efforts within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH), and the elimination of the failed and harmful abstinence-only-until-marriage (AOUM)
“sexual risk avoidance” competitive grant program in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.

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Support Adolescent Health in FY2020 Appropriations **Programmatic Request**

I write to ask you to join me in sending a letter to the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations (LHHS) Subcommittee Chairwoman DeLauro and Ranking Member Cole in support of programmatic funding for the Teen Pregnancy
Prevention Program (TPPP), school-based HIV prevention efforts within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH), and the elimination of the failed and harmful abstinence-only-until-marriage (AOUM)
“sexual risk avoidance” competitive grant program in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.

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HAPPENING TODAY: Understanding the Many Costs of the U.S. War on Terrorism

I write to invite you to a timely briefing with experts on Thursday, March 14 from
10:00-11:00 AM in 2200 RHOB from Brown’s University’s Costs of War Project at the Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs on the costs of the U.S. War on Terrorism. The
panel will cover Costs of War Research including: how much money the US has spent and obligated on the war on terrorism since 2001; how many people have died due to this war; where in the world the war has expanded beyond Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria; and
how many jobs the U.S. has lost the opportunity to create by investing in war rather than in other sectors of the economy.

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TOMORROW: Understanding the Many Costs of the U.S. War on Terrorism

I write to invite you to a timely briefing with experts on Thursday, March 14 from
10:00-11:00 AM in 2200 RHOB from Brown’s University’s Costs of War Project at the Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs on the costs of the U.S. War on Terrorism. The
panel will cover Costs of War Research including: how much money the US has spent and obligated on the war on terrorism since 2001; how many people have died due to this war; where in the world the war has expanded beyond Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria; and
how many jobs the U.S. has lost the opportunity to create by investing in war rather than in other sectors of the economy.

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INVITE: Understanding the Many Costs of the U.S. War on Terrorism

I write to invite you to a timely briefing with experts on Thursday, March 14 from
10:00-11:00 AM in 2200 RHOB from Brown’s University’s Costs of War Project at the Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs on the costs of the U.S. War on Terrorism. The
panel will cover Costs of War Research including: how much money the US has spent and obligated on the war on terrorism since 2001; how many people have died due to this war; where in the world the war has expanded beyond Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria; and
how many jobs the U.S. has lost the opportunity to create by investing in war rather than in other sectors of the economy.

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Understanding the Many Costs of the U.S. War on Terrorism

I write to invite you to a timely briefing with experts on Thursday, March 14 from
10:00-11:00 AM in 2200 RHOB from Brown’s University’s Costs of War Project at the Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs on the costs of the U.S. War on Terrorism. The
panel will cover Costs of War Research including: how much money the US has spent and obligated on the war on terrorism since 2001; how many people have died due to this war; where in the world the war has expanded beyond Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria; and
how many jobs the U.S. has lost the opportunity to create by investing in war rather than in other sectors of the economy.

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Department of Peacebuilding Act

I invite you to become a cosponsor of my bill, the Department of Peacebuilding Act of 2019. This critical bill would establish a federal Department of Peacebuilding which would be solely dedicated to peacemaking and the study and promotion of domestic and
international cultures of peace.

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