Join Bicameral Letter Opposing Consolidation of the Office of English Language Acquisition

It was recently reported that the U.S. Department of Education has proposed consolidating the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA). OELA has a longstanding reputation of success in developing evidence-based policy that promotes a positive learning
environment for both English Learners (EL) and non-EL students. This proposal is very concerning, if the Department moves forward with it, it would be retreating on the federal role in educational equity for English learners.

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Oppose the Erasure of LGBT People from Federal Surveys

Over the course of the last 16 months, federal surveys and other data collections have slowly stopped asking about sexual orientation and/or gender identity (SOGI). This includes data collection about teen crime victims, homeless youth, and older Americans.
These questions ask respondents to voluntarily disclose their SOGI to help inform policy making. Rolling back these data collections weakens the limited data the federal government currently collects and ultimately makes it harder to effectively address the
needs of LGBT people.

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Oppose the Erasure of LGBT People from Federal Surveys

Over the course of the last 16 months, federal surveys and other data collections have slowly stopped asking about sexual orientation and/or gender identity (SOGI). This includes data collection about teen crime victims, homeless youth, and older Americans.
These questions ask respondents to voluntarily disclose their SOGI to help inform policy making. Rolling back these data collections weakens the limited data the federal government currently collects and ultimately makes it harder to effectively address the
needs of LGBT people.

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BRIEFING TOMORROW!!: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, who it benefits, why it matters, proposed cuts and why we must strengthen current law

Please join us for a briefing and discussion to learn more about the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, who it benefits, why it matters and why we should work to strengthen current law. We will take a deeper look into proposed cuts which would weaken
the program that has shielded millions of seniors and families from living in poverty.

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Oppose the Erasure of LGBT People from Federal Surveys

Over the course of the last 16 months, federal surveys and other data collections have slowly stopped asking about sexual orientation and/or gender identity (SOGI). This includes data collection about teen crime victims, homeless youth, and older Americans.
These questions ask respondents to voluntarily disclose their SOGI to help inform policy making. Rolling back these data collections weakens the limited data the federal government currently collects and ultimately makes it harder to effectively address the
needs of LGBT people.

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BRIEFING: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, who it benefits, why it matters, proposed cuts and why we must strengthen current law

Please join us for a briefing and discussion to learn more about the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, who it benefits, why it matters and why we should work to strengthen current law. We will take a deeper look into proposed cuts which would weaken
the program that has shielded millions of seniors and families from living in poverty.

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BRIEFING: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, who it benefits, why it matters, proposed cuts and why we must strengthen current law

Please join us for a briefing and discussion to learn more about the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, who it benefits, why it matters and why we should work to strengthen current law. We will take a deeper look into proposed cuts which would weaken
the program that has shielded millions of seniors and families from living in poverty.

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BRIEFING: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, who it benefits, why it matters, proposed cuts and why we must strengthen current law

Please join us for a briefing and discussion to learn more about the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, who it benefits, why it matters and why we should work to strengthen current law. We will take a deeper look into proposed cuts which would weaken
the program that has shielded millions of seniors and families from living in poverty.

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BRIEFING: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, who it benefits, why it matters, proposed cuts and why we must strengthen current law

Please join us for a briefing and discussion to learn more about the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, who it benefits, why it matters and why we should work to strengthen current law. We will take a deeper look into proposed cuts which would weaken
the program that has shielded millions of seniors and families from living in poverty.

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Stop School Closures in Puerto Rico

On April 5, Puerto Rico’s Secretary of Education announced that the Island would be closing 280 schools by the end of the summer. The closings will affect nearly 60,000 students and 6,000 teachers. This will have a devastating impact on families, as the
Island works to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria.

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