President Xi Jinping Takes Charge: China’s Political Landscape After the 19th Party Congress.

As Co-Chairs of the US-China Working Group, we wanted to flag this invite (details below) by UC San Diego’s 21st Century China Center and the US Asia Institute on “Xi Takes Charge: China’s Political Landscape after the 19th Party Congress”. The briefing
will take place this Monday, October 23, 2017, from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm in U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Room HVC-201. To RSVP please email the US Asia Institute at   usai@usasiainstitute.org  If you have any questions or would like to join the US-China Working
Group, please contact Terra Sabag of Congressman Larsen’s staff at Terra.Sabag@mail.house.gov or Ashley Antoskiewicz of Congressman LaHood’s staff at Ashley.Antoskiewicz@mail.house.gov.

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President Xi Jinping Takes Charge: China’s Political Landscape After the 19th Party Congress.

As Co-Chairs of the US-China Working Group, we wanted to flag this invite (details below) by UC San Diego’s 21st Century China Center and the US Asia Institute on “Xi Takes Charge: China’s Political Landscape after the 19th Party Congress”. The briefing
will take place this Monday, October 23, 2017, from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm in U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Room HVC-201. To RSVP please email the US Asia Institute at   usai@usasiainstitute.org  If you have any questions or would like to join the US-China Working
Group, please contact Terra Sabag of Congressman Larsen’s staff at Terra.Sabag@mail.house.gov or Ashley Antoskiewicz of Congressman LaHood’s staff at Ashley.Antoskiewicz@mail.house.gov.

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EWWG Briefing: “Electronic Warfare & Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations”

As Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Electronic Warfare Working Group, we invite you and your staff to a briefing which will familiarize policymakers with the Pentagon EW Executive Committee. 
The presentation will include a discussion of current efforts of the EW Executive Committee to coordinate Department-wide EW strategy.  Please mark your calendars for:

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Members ONLY: Reception Welcoming the House Caucus for APEC – Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

As Co-Chairs of the APEC Caucus, we would like to call to your attention an invitation your office should have received regarding a reception hosted by the National Center for APEC celebrating the launch of the House APEC Caucus.
This launch will take place on October 3rd from 5-7 pm in room 2253. To RSVP for the event,  please contact Stephanie Henry  at
shenry@ncapec.org.

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Improve ASL Using Children’s Access to ESSA Title III English Learner Services

All children deserve the right to a high-quality public education, regardless of the primary language spoken at home. Thankfully the Every Student Succeed Act (ESSA) included a provision to increase resources for dual language learners. However,
of the more than 6,000 languages in the world, sign language is the only non-English language whose native users are not considered to meet the U.S. Department of Education’s English Language Learner (ELL) designation. Currently, eligibility for Title III
funds is tied to ethnicity and/or national origin.

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