DC staff met 9-2016
|Ami Bera||Leg Correspondent/Staff Assistant||Shaefer.Bagwell@mail.house.gov||House of Representative||202-225-5716||bera.house.gov||1535 Longworth House Office|
|James McGovern||Legislative Asistant||Russell.Halliday@mail.house.gov||House of Representatives||202-225-6101||www.mcgovern.house.gov||438 Cannon HOB|
|Marcy Kaptur||Legislative Directoremail@example.com||House of Representatives||202-225-4146||2186 Rayburn Building|
|Tulsi Gabbard||HillVets Fellow||Daniel.firstname.lastname@example.org||House of Representatives||202-225-4906||1609 Longworth House Office Building|
|Seth Moulton||Policy Advisoremail@example.com||House of Representatives||202-225-8020||1408 Longworth Building|
|Chris Van Hollen||Senior Legislative Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org||House of Representatives||202-225-5341||1707 Longworth H.O.B.|
|Krysten Sinema||Leg Asst.||Michael.Wong@mail.house.gov||House of Representatives||202-225-9888||sinema.house.gov||1530 Longworth House Office Building|
|Raul Grijalva||Leg director||Kelsey.Mishkin@mail.house.gov||House of Representatives||202-225-2435||http://grijalva.house.gov||1511 Longworth HOB|
|Xaviera Becerra||Schedule/Education||Emilio.Mendez@mail.house.gov||House of Representatives||202-225-6235||1226 Longworth House Office Building|
|Louise Slaughter||Legislative Assistant||Jack.Spasiano@mail.house.gov||House of Representatives NY 28cd||585-697-0840||http://www.votelouise.com/||2469 Rayburn HOB|
|Suzan DelBene||Legislative Directoremail@example.com||House of Representatives (WA)||202-225-6311||delbene.house.gov||318 Cannon House Office Building|
|Scott Peters||Chief of Staff||Michelle.Dorothy@mail.house.gov||House of Representatives Ca||202-225-0508||1122 Longworth House Office Building|
|Charles Rangel||Pearson Fellowfirstname.lastname@example.org||House of Representatives NY||202-225-4365||2354 Rayburn House Office Building|
|Adam Smith||Legislative Assistantemail@example.com||House of Representatives WA||202-225-8901||http://www.electadamsmith.com/Contact||2264 Rayburn HOB,|
|Jared Huffman||Legislative Assistant||Nicholas.Hromalik@mail.house.gov||House of Representatives, CA||202-225-5161||1630 Longworth House Office Building|
|Chellie Pingree||Legislative Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org||House of Representatives, ME||(202) 225-6116||www.pingree.house.gov||2162 Rayburn|
|Morgan Griffith||Legislative Counselemail@example.com||House of Representatives, VA||202-225-3861||1108 Longworth House Office Building|
|Mike Thompson||Leg Director||Stephanie.Newman@mail.house.gov||House of Represetnatives Leg Dir||202-225-3311||http://mikethompson.house.gov/Biography/index.asp||231 Cannon Office Building|
|Tulsi Gabbard||Manager Front Desk||Katherina.Deery@mail.house.gov||House Representative Vt||(202)225-4906||1609 Longworth Building|
|Bernie Sanders||Leg Aide||ian.rockwell@@sanders.senate.gov||US Senate – Scheduler||202-224-5141||2233 Rayburn|
|Barbara Boxer||Foreign Relations Senator||US Senate Leg Aide Boxer||202-224-3553||www.Boxer.senate.gov||112 Hart Building|
|Alan Lowenthal||Legislative Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org||Washington, DC Office||202-225-7924||www.lowenthal.house.gov||108 Cannon House Office Bldg|
|Tulsi Gabbard||Manager Front Desk||Daniel.Snedden@mail.house.gov||House Representative Vt||(202)225-4906||1609 Longworth Building|
The American World Service Corps National Service (AWSCNS) Congressional Proposal opens up filled jobs, provides new jobs, trains and educates for the environmentally beneficial jobs and needs of the future, makes stronger friends and neighbors with enhanced civic IQs.
Over ten years ago, People’s Lobby started working on the AWSCNS Congressional Proposal with a unanimous endorsement from the 2006 California State Democratic Convention.
This Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) did not think that a decade later I’d still be pushing to enact this needed, overwhelmingly good, and cost effective piece of legislation.
The AWSCNS would ramp up over seven years by adding about 150,000 paid volunteers per year. In the seventh year, one million volunteers would serve annually through already effective do-good organizations, such as the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, Habitat, Doctors Without Borders, Head Start, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Americans Friends Service Committee, TechnoServe, Heifer, Red Cross, International Rescue Committee, State Conservation Corps, In-Need Schools, Hospitals Therapy Wards, Homes for the Elderly, etc. After 20 years of one million serving annually, directly addressing needs, and building sustainability, Congress would consider the AWSCNS for sun-setting after its 27th year.
In 2009 Congress implemented the Ted Kennedy Serve America Act. Nonetheless, even at its proposed unmet largest, the Kennedy Serve America Act is 1/4th the size of what is called for in the AWSCNS Proposal, and, as we warned, its budget was whittled on soon after memories of Senator Ted Kennedy faded.
Could you set up a time to meet with the Senato/Congressman, Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, or appropriate senior staffer during the week of September 18th-24th in hopes of building additional support for the AWSCNS Proposal?
The AWSC National Service Proposal would stimulate and strengthen America’s ability to peacefully and economically solve problems. With its proposed coming-of-age non-traditional funding mechanisms moved further along by Gates and Buffet pushing their Giving Pledge, enacting teh proposed AWSCNS could cost effectively involve the richest .1% in voluntarily building worldwide sustainability. A summary of some of these benefits is here.
For a PowerPoint overview of the essence of the AWSCNS Proposal, view the first 12 slides at this link.
When I discuss the details of the AWSCNS Proposal to large audiences, they overwhelmingly support it. It would do the same among the constituent audiences of those visionary congresspersons who push, introduce, and support it.
Included in the AWSCNS Proposal is a call for other nations to deploy their own similar armies peacefully on the battlefields of need. In 1989 People’s Lobby was instrumental in moving visionary Congresswoman Boxer to introduce HR 1807, calling for the creation of a US-USSR Peace Corps. Recently, we have asked her to do it again before she retires, but her ride into the sunset may be too close.
Therefore, we’d like to see whether you would be interested in resurrecting this visionary piece of HR1807 legislation. Imagine how much more beneficial Bear and Eagle relations would be today if 20,000+ Americans, Soviet Unioners, and Russians had served together by 2016. View 8 slides on the US-Russian Peace Corps here.
It is never too late to start something that could do a lot of good. Investing in volunteers in do-good groups in turbulent political and climate challenged environments often returns the most good, especially in communities with needs.
We look forward to meeting with you or appropriate DC staff in September. Thanks.
Dwayne Hunn Ph.D.
People’s Lobby Executive Director
Represented by Congressman Huffman, California’s 2nd