On September 18, 2015, 24 national organizations sent a sign-on letter to members of the Senate HELP (Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions) Committee, the House Education & Workforce Committee, and House and Senate Leadership urging the House-Senate Conference Committee on legislation to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) to retain and strengthen key provisions
S. 1553 would impose a nationwide abortion ban at twenty weeks. The attached letter, signed by 89 organizations, reflects the organizations' strong opposition to S. 1553 because it is a dangerous limitation on abortion which puts women's health and rights at risk.
The budget passed by Congress in May 2015 would cut nearly $5 trillion over the next decade from programs that help families protect their health, make ends meet, give their children a chance at a better life, and strengthen our communities and our nation.
On July 8, 2015, 46 national organizations sent a sign-on letter to members of the House and Senate, thanking the House and Senate Appropriations Committee members for their recognition of the importance of early learning in the recent mark-up of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education.
It’s time for Congress to stand up for the rights of working women and to advance fair pay. On behalf of a broad coalition of organizations that promote economic opportunity for women and full enforcement of antidiscrimination laws, we urge you to co-sponsor and work to swiftly pass the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 862, H.R. 1619).
Thirty-eight leading groups in the movements for LGBT equality, reproductive freedom, and freedom of religion and belief stand united in opposition to congressional interference with D.C. laws that protect D.C. employees and students from discrimination at work and at school.