Cosponsor the Helping Schools Protect Our Children Act

From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: claire.viall@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5127 Date: 7/24/2014 Dear Colleague: Please join me in supporting the Helping Schools Protect our Children Act, to help ensure that teachers receive the training they need to properly recognize signs of sexual abuse in children. According to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, which […]

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Cosponsor the Helping Schools Protect Our Children Act

From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: claire.viall@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5127 Date: 7/21/2014 Dear Colleague: Please join me in supporting the Helping Schools Protect our Children Act, to help ensure that teachers receive the training they need to properly recognize signs of sexual abuse in children. According to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, which […]

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Cosponsor the Bipartisan Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week Resolution

From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: claire.viall@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 640 Date: 7/21/2014 Current Cosponsors: Brooks, Clark, Honda, Israel, Tonko. Dear Colleague: As Co-chairs of the Congressional Deaf Caucus, we hope you will join us in cosponsoring a resolution honoring Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week. This week is the 30th Anniversary of Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness […]

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Join the Bipartisan Congressional Deaf Caucus

From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: claire.viall@mail.house.gov Date: 7/17/2014 Current Members: Kerry Bentivolio, Earl Blumenauer, Tony Cardenas, Matt Cartwright, John Delany, Tim Griffin, Mike Honda,  Jared Huffman, Steve Israel, Hank Johnson, Marci Kaptur, Derek Kilmer, John Larson, David Loebsack, Alan Lowenthal, Jim McGovern, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Louise Slaughter, Kyrsten Sinema, Steve Stockman, Eric […]

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Cosponsor the Helping Schools Protect Our Children Act

From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: claire.viall@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5127 Date: 7/17/2014 Dear Colleague: Please join me in supporting the Helping Schools Protect our Children Act, to help ensure that teachers receive the training they need to properly recognize signs of sexual abuse in children. According to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, which […]

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Sign-on Letter: Leverage Health IT to Address Health Disparities

From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: amanda.eaton@mail.house.gov Date: 7/12/2014 Endorsed by: The National Partnership for Women and Families, the Center for American Progress, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, the Fenway Institute,  the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD), the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN), the […]

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Cosponsor the Access to Complete Education Act

From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: Julia.Steinberger@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2897 Date: 7/12/2014 Dear Colleague: Please join me in supporting a well-rounded and engaging core curriculum in our k-12 schools by cosponsoring HR 2897, the Access to Complete Education Act. This legislation establishes a grant program for school districts to strengthen core curricula in one or more […]

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Cosponsor the Bipartisan Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week Resolution

From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: claire.viall@mail.house.gov Bill: H.Res. 640 Date: 6/24/2014 Dear Colleague: As Co-chairs of the Congressional Deaf Caucus, we hope you will join us in cosponsoring a resolution honoring Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week. This week is the 30th Anniversary of Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week. The combined loss of vision and […]

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Join the Bipartisan Congressional Deaf Caucus

From: The Honorable Mark Takano Sent By: claire.viall@mail.house.gov Date: 4/8/2014 Dear Colleague: We would like to encourage you to join the Congressional Deaf Caucus. As Representatives of residential Deaf Schools, we are launching the Congressional Deaf Caucus to educate Members of Congress and staff on issues important to the Deaf community. The Caucus is dedicated to […]

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