Your Members of Congress are home.

Take this time to schedule meetings and ask them to SUPPORT these three pieces of legislation:


Schedule meetings by calling the U.S. House of Representatives at 202-225-3121, and the U.S. Senate at 202-224-3121. Simply provide the operator with the name of your representative, and they will connect you to the proper office. Learn more about preparing for a successful meeting here.


 

 


Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act 

S.2043/H.R.3545 will...

• Allow for funding to train law enforcement to identify and report hate crimes

• Provide grants for states to create hate crime reporting hotlines

• Incentivize an increase in hate crime reporting among state and local jurisdictions, and

• Authorize courts to require those convicted of hate crimes to participate in community service or educational programs.

TAKE ACTION! Send a message to your members of Congress, telling them to support this bill.

Resources

#JabaraHeyerNOHATEAct Fact Sheet

Issue Brief: Improving the Federal, State and Local Response to Hate Crime: Counteracting Threats to our Communities

S.2043 bill text

H.R.3545 bill text

To access our comprehensive report and interactive map on hate crime data collection and reporting, click here


NO BAN Act

The National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act

S.1123/ H.R.2214 will... 

• End the Muslim, Refugee and Asylum Bans,

• Outlaw discrimination in the entry of immigrants or nonimmigrants based on religion, and

• Limit presidential authority to suspend or restrict the entry of non-citizens.

TAKE ACTION! Send a message to your members of Congress, telling them to support this bill.

Resources

NO BAN Act Fact Sheet

Read the letter in support of the NO BAN Act here.

S.1123 bill text

H.R. 2214 bill text

For more on the NO BAN Act, click here


Promoting Human Rights for Palestinian Children Living Under Military Occupation Act

H.R. 2407 will... 

  • Amend Leahy's Law to prohibit U.S. funds from being used to support the military detention, interrogation, abuse, or ill-treatment of children

  • Provide funds to monitor human rights abuses of, and provide treatment for, Palestinian child victims of military detention and torture. 

TAKE ACTION! Tell your members of Congress to support this bill.

Want to learn more about the #PalestineIs campaign, or join our efforts to raise the issue of Palestinian human rights in 2020? Learn more, access resources and take action at palestineis.org