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The purpose of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act) is to make college accessible and affordable to undocumented students who have been raised in the U.S. and graduate from American high schools. There is a DREAM Act stand-alone bill in both the House and Senate, plus the bill has been included in the...

Real health care reform for young Americans means coverage that is affordable, competitive, continuous, comprehensive and fair. The following details the priorities of organizations representing millions of young Americans. We urge the leadership from the House to seize this opportunity to ensure coverage for millions of Americans and pass the...

Rising unemployment numbers and the current state of our economy have magnified the need for increased college access and affordability. Shortly after taking office, President Obama set a national goal of graduating the most students in the world from post secondary institutions by 2020 to address the growing need for a larger educated...

The American Clean Energy & Security Act of 2009, the ACES Act, which was passed in the house, is an energy policy bill that would expand the deployment of clean energy technologies, improve energy efficiency and energy security, encourage innovation and workforce development, and strengthen the monitoring functions over energy markets. We...

The Employee Free Choice Act is a legislation that would give workers a fair and direct path to form unions through majority sign-up, help employees secure a contract with their employer in a reasonable period of time, and simultaneously toughen penalties against employers who violate their workers’ rights.

• The Employee Free Choice Act...

The Responsible Education about Life Act is legislation that supports comprehensive sex and sexuality education in K-12 classrooms. If passed it would provide $50 million in state grants for comprehensive
sex education.

Over the past 8 years, federal and state governments have spent over $1.5 billion on abstinence-only-until-...

The Youth Prison Reduction through Opportunities, Mentoring, Intervention, Support, and Education Act (“Youth PROMISE Act”), addresses the root causes of crime, and gang violence by focusing on the critical issues underlying gang crime.
Under the Youth PROMISE Act, communities facing the greatest youth gang and crime challenges will come...