Support the Family-Based Care Services Act of 2017

Our nation’s foster children are among our most vulnerable. Nearly 80 percent of the 400,000 youth in the child welfare system have diagnosable mental disorders, and 40,000 children served by private foster care agencies struggle with the most serious mental
and emotional disturbances, including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), oppositional defiance disorder, and major clinical depression. Foster children struggling with mental disorders often experience multiple out-of-home placements and typically receive
care in high cost residential treatment centers. Further, these children are often given psychotropic medications instead of receiving clinical therapy.

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THIS WEEK: Protecting Babies in the 21st Century

Children who experience chronic, severe stress may be biologically and psychologically less able to adapt and cope with new stresses when they occur, contrary to the idea that regular stress toughens people and increases their resiliency. Many young children
live with stress of this kind. 

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Briefing: Protecting Babies in the 21st Century (v. 2)

Children who experience chronic, severe stress may be biologically and psychologically less able to adapt and cope with new stresses when they occur, contrary to the idea that regular stress toughens people and increases their resiliency. Many young children
live with stress of this kind. 

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Briefing: Protecting Babies in the 21st Century

Children who experience chronic, severe stress may be biologically and psychologically less able to adapt and cope with new stresses when they occur, contrary to the idea that regular stress toughens people and increases their resiliency. Many young children
live with stress of this kind. 

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Support Real Family Friendly Solutions (v. 2)

Next week, the Republicans will attempt to advance the so-called Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1180) which would give workers less flexibility and less pay. Join me in supporting real worker friendly proposals, which would provide time to care for
serious personal and family needs and better work schedules.

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Support Real Family Friendly Solutions

Sending Office: Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: Elizabeth.Albertine@mail.house.gov Co-sponsor the FAMILY Act, the Healthy Families Act and the Schedules that Work Act Dear Colleague, In the next couple of weeks, the Republicans will attempt to advance the so-called Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1180) which would give workers less flexibility and less pay. Join […]

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CLOSING TODAY–Prevent the Import of Unsafe Chicken from China

  From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: elise.ackley@mail.house.gov Date: 4/3/2017 Co-sign letter keeping poultry from China out of child nutrition programs and off grocery shelves Current Signers (8): Rosa DeLauro, Chellie Pingree, Mark Pocan, Walter B. Jones, Mark DeSaulnier, James P. McGovern, Jackie Speier, Carole Shea-Porter Deadline: COB TOODAY Monday April 3, 2017 […]

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Briefing TODAY: What’s Behind Preschool Expulsion? A Deeper Look Into Implicit Bias

From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: Amanda-Joy.Febles@mail.house.gov Date: 3/30/2017 What’s Behind Preschool Expulsion? Exploring Implicit Bias Thursday, March 30, 2017 10:30-11:30 AM 2255 Rayburn House Office Building Dear Colleague, Preschool should be a safe and happy time for our children to learn, play and develop relationships with peers and teachers. Yet preschoolers are expelled […]

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Briefing: What’s Behind Preschool Expulsion? A Deeper Look Into Implicit Bias (v. 3)

  From: The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Sent By: Amanda-Joy.Febles@mail.house.gov Date: 3/29/2017 What’s Behind Preschool Expulsion? Exploring Implicit Bias Thursday, March 30, 2017 10:30-11:30 AM 2255 Rayburn House Office Building Dear Colleague, Preschool should be a safe and happy time for our children to learn, play and develop relationships with peers and teachers. Yet preschoolers are […]

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