Be an Original Cosponsor of the ESG Disclosure Simplification Act of 2019 (DEADLINE: Noon, Thursday, September 12th)

All public companies are required to file periodic reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to provide investors with the information needed to make sound investments. These reports include metrics regarding the company’s business practices
and finances, as specified by the SEC. However, the SEC currently has no rule requiring companies to disclose information related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters.

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Be an Original Cosponsor of the ESG Disclosure Simplification Act of 2019 (DEADLINE: Noon, Thursday, September 12th)

All public companies are required to file periodic reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to provide investors with the information needed to make sound investments. These reports include metrics regarding the company’s business practices
and finances, as specified by the SEC. However, the SEC currently has no rule requiring companies to disclose information related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters.

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Deadline COB today (March 26): Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSIs)

Only 16 percent of the Hispanic Population 25 and older hold a bachelor’s degree and a mere 3 percent hold an advanced degree. HSIs play a crucial role in addressing this educational disparity, enrolling 66 percent of Hispanic college students and 24 percent
of all students in non-profit postsecondary education. Despite this crucial role in education, HSIs continue to be underfunded year after year. 

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Support Refugee-Related Accounts in FY20 Appropriations

We invite you to join us in supporting refugee-related accounts for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations submissions. As you may know, 60 million people are displaced around the world, the largest number since World War II. Historically, the United States
has recognized its moral and legal imperative to lead by example in addressing global issues such as refugee resettlement.
However, in recent years there has been a significant decrease in the number of refugees that the U.S. has resettled, while the number of displaced people worldwide has only grown larger. In order to meet the urgent need of refugee assistance
and resettlement programs, we must ensure that adequate funding is provided to local communities to help refugees integrate and thrive.

We are asking that the respective appropriations subcommittees substantially increase funds to meet the needs for the following refugee-related accounts:

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Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSIs)

Only 16 percent of the Hispanic Population 25 and older hold a bachelor’s degree and a mere 3 percent hold an advanced degree. HSIs play a crucial role in addressing this educational disparity, enrolling 66 percent of Hispanic college students and 24 percent
of all students in non-profit postsecondary education. Despite this crucial role in education, HSIs continue to be underfunded year after year. 

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Support Refugee-Related Accounts in FY20 Appropriations

We invite you to join us in supporting refugee-related accounts for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations submissions. As you may know, 60 million people are displaced around the world, the largest number since World War II. Historically, the United States
has recognized its moral and legal imperative to lead by example in addressing global issues such as refugee resettlement.
However, in recent years there has been a significant decrease in the number of refugees that the U.S. has resettled, while the number of displaced people worldwide has only grown larger. In order to meet the urgent need of refugee assistance
and resettlement programs, we must ensure that adequate funding is provided to local communities to help refugees integrate and thrive.

We are asking that the respective appropriations subcommittees substantially increase funds to meet the needs for the following refugee-related accounts:

Read More

Support Refugee-Related Accounts in FY20 Appropriations

We invite you to join us in supporting refugee-related accounts for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations submissions. As you may know, 60 million people are displaced around the world, the largest number since World War II. Historically, the United States
has recognized its moral and legal imperative to lead by example in addressing global issues such as refugee resettlement. That is why our nation is the largest resettlement country in the world, taking in almost 70 percent of all refugees resettled by the
UNHCR globally last year. In order to meet the needs of refugee assistance and resettlement programs, we must ensure that adequate funding is provided to local communities to help refugees integrate and thrive.

We are asking that the respective appropriations subcommittees substantially increase funds to meet the needs for the following refugee-related accounts:

Read More

Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSIs)

Only 16 percent of the Hispanic Population 25 and older hold a bachelor’s degree and a mere 3 percent hold an advanced degree. HSIs play a crucial role in addressing this educational disparity, enrolling 66 percent of Hispanic college students and 24 percent
of all students in non-profit postsecondary education. Despite this crucial role in education, HSIs continue to be underfunded year after year. 

Read More

Support Refugee-Related Accounts in FY20 Appropriations

We invite you to join us in supporting refugee-related accounts for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations submissions. As you may know, 60 million people are displaced around the world, the largest number since World War II. Historically, the United States
has recognized its moral and legal imperative to lead by example in addressing global issues such as refugee resettlement. That is why our nation is the largest resettlement country in the world, taking in almost 70 percent of all refugees resettled by the
UNHCR globally last year. In order to meet the needs of refugee assistance and resettlement programs, we must ensure that adequate funding is provided to local communities to help refugees integrate and thrive.

We are asking that the respective appropriations subcommittees substantially increase funds to meet the needs for the following refugee-related accounts:

Read More

Support Refugee-Related Accounts in FY20 Appropriations

We invite you to join us in supporting refugee-related accounts for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations submissions. As you may know, 60 million people are displaced around the world, the largest number since World War II. Historically, the United States
has recognized its moral and legal imperative to lead by example in addressing global issues such as refugee resettlement. That is why our nation is the largest resettlement country in the world, taking in almost 70 percent of all refugees resettled by the
UNHCR globally last year. In order to meet the needs of refugee assistance and resettlement programs, we must ensure that adequate funding is provided to local communities to help refugees integrate and thrive.

We are asking that the respective appropriations subcommittees substantially increase funds to meet the needs for the following refugee-related accounts:

Read More