The Congressional Bike Caucus is a bipartisan group with three primary objectives: promote federal policies that encourage cycling as a valid mode of transportation, improve cycling opportunities for people who commute and cycle to the Hill; and organize and lead informal recreational rides for Members and staff. The caucus promotes bicycling for both clean and safe transportation alternatives, as well as, healthy recreational opportunities.
House Community College Caucus
Community College Caucus recognizes that community colleges play an important and distinctive role in the American education system. Community colleges provide low cost, close-to-home education to more than 11.6 million students per year. The ability of the community college to adapt to the needs of the community situates them to play a key role in training workers in our evolving economy. The purpose of the CCC is to raise awareness within the House of Representatives about the unique role of community colleges within the American educational system. The Caucus serves as a forum to identify and discuss current issues which affect community colleges
Connecting the Americas Caucus
Focuses on deepening our relationship with Latin America and discussing new approaches to U.S. policy toward the region. The caucus encourages small and medium-sized businesses to collaborate to create jobs, promote innovation, and, ultimately, improve security. The caucus will highlight for Latin American businesses investment opportunities in the U.S. banking and transportation sectors, connect U.S. businesses with Members of Congress, identify market access obstacles and opportunities, and ensure that rule of law and human rights are respected.
Small Business Caucus
The Congressional Small Business Caucus raises awareness of issues that most impact small businesses including access to capital, access to technology, regulation and taxation, and exploring legislative solutions to encourage entrepreneurship and small business growth. The Caucus provides information and education to help Members of Congress arrange job fairs, business roundtables, trade expos and other events in their districts that promote small business growth and encourage job creation.
House Manufacturing Caucus
The House Manufacturing Caucus examines and promotes policies to help American manufacturers find trained, educated workers, continue to lead the world in developing new industrial technologies, operate on a level playing field with their foreign competitors, and obtain the capital they need to thrive.
Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) is comprised of Members of Congress of Asian and Pacific Islander descent and members who have a strong dedication to promoting the well-being of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. CAPAC has been addressing the needs of the AAPI community in all areas of American life since it was founded in 1994. CAPAC is non-partisan and bi-cameral.
House Impact Aid Coalition
The mission of the House Impact Aid Coalition is to strengthen the Impact Aid program as well as education Members of Congress on the program’s merits. Impact Aid provides direct, flexible funding to over 1,300 school districts nationwide for lost revenue that is the result of tax-exempt federal property and actions that have increased expenditures due to the enrollment of federally connected children. These dollars provide a foundational education program for all students; many schools would close their doors without it.
Congressional Maritime Caucus
The Congressional Maritime Caucus is a devoted ally of all components of the maritime industry and aims to tailor our maritime policy to meet the challenges of the 21st century by empowering the industry with the tools necessary to increase GDP and expand exports. The Caucus works to raise awareness among members of Congress on a broad range of maritime-related topics.
National Marine Sanctuary Caucus
The Congressional National Marine Sanctuary Caucus calls for responsible ocean stewardship and ensure that the sea has a place among our nation’s priorities. Members of the Caucus raise awareness of the National Marine Sanctuary System in Congress and ensure that adequate resources are directed towards the preservation of America’s underwater treasures and the coastal economies they support.
Congressional Progressive Caucus
The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) is based on the following principles: fighting for economic justice and security for all; protecting and preserving our civil rights and civil liberties; promoting global peace and security; and advancing environmental protection and energy independence.
CPC Economic Empowerment Task Force
This task force focuses on economy, trade, anti-poverty, tax, housing and foreclosures, jobs, and fair pay.
CPC Education Task Force
This task force studies and makes recommendations to the full caucus on access to education, financial aid, and educator support.
CPC Energy and Environment Task Force
This task force focuses on energy, environment, natural resources, and wildlife issues.
Friends of the Jobs Corp Caucus
Job Corps is an academic remediation and career preparation program for economically disadvantaged youth. Each year, 60,000 high school dropouts, homeless young adults, young parents and students with learning disabilities enroll in Job Corps. It provides these youth with tools to start a career and become financially independent. The Friends of the Job Corps Caucus brings together a bipartisan group of U.S. House members to serve as a unified voice for the thousands of economically disadvantaged youth Job Corps serves annually.
Veterans Jobs Caucus
The Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus works to decrease the unemployment rate of the nation’s veterans who are currently looking for work. Unemployment is one of the biggest problems currently facing America’s veterans. Members of the Caucus raise awareness among private businesses small and large to make a personal and public commitment to hiring veterans by displaying the “I Hire Veterans” logo — the Caucus’ outreach and awareness initiative — in their businesses or offices.
Creative Rights Caucus
The Creative Rights Caucus will serve to educate Members of Congress and the general public about the importance of preserving and protecting the rights of the creative community in the U.S. American creators of motion pictures, music, software, books, visual arts, and other creative works rely on Congress to protect their copyrights, human rights, First Amendment rights, and property rights. The Caucus will have regular meetings with key stakeholders in the creative community to hear about their issues and concerns, and facilitate an informed debate for legislative action that aims to protect their creative rights.
International Anti-Piracy Caucus
The Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus supports efforts to deal with the problem of IP theft through strong intellectual property protections in the context of international trade agreements and voluntary cooperation by private entities to combat piracy.
Zoo and Aquarium Caucus
The Congressional Zoo and Aquarium Caucus’ goals are to recognize the impact of America’s aquariums and zoos as they promote science education, conservation, and family recreation, inspiring stewardship and discovery through entertaining exhibits and conservation and education programs; and partnerships with public schools.
House Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
The House Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus is a bipartisan caucus that serves to provide basic, nonpartisan information to Members and their staff on energy-related issues. The caucus does not advocate for particular technologies or approaches.
Congressional Youth Challenge Caucus
The Congressional Youth Challenge Caucus provides a forum for Members of Congress and their staff to learn more about the National Guard Youth Challenge Program and work towards solutions to address the epidemic of high school dropouts, which leads to more than $337 billion in lost wages over the course of their lifetimes. The Caucus will be asking for input and provide opportunities for Members of Congress to discuss concerns with various organizations and interests groups, while supporting key legislation.
Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus
The Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus consists of a bipartisan group of Members of Congress who are committed to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic, improving the lives of those infected with the disease, and ensuring that everyone is informed and knows their status. The Caucus will explore opportunities and support policy initiates that help achieve an AIDS-Free Generation in the United States and around the world. More specifically, the Caucus will focus on domestic and international HIV/AIDS programs and initiatives, as well research efforts that can lead to a vaccine—and eventually a cure.
Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Ameicans
The Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans is a bi-partisan caucus that champions strong ties between the United States and India, as well as the growing Indian-American community in the U.S.
Children's Health Care Caucus
The Children's Health Care Caucus is dedicated to building support for ideas that improve the quality of care for children and their access to the quality care.
USO Congressional Caucus
The United Service Organizations (USO) Caucus unifies Congressional leaders to strengthen the bridge that supports the nation's troops and extends the universal commitment of the nation to the millions of men and women in uniform and their families when they need it most.
Congressional Deaf Caucus
The Congressional Deaf Caucus is dedicated to helping bridge the communication divide between Members of Congress and their Deaf and Hard of Hearing constituents, as well as empowering Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals through promoting equal access for all.
Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth
The Foster Youth Caucus provides a forum for Members of Congress to discuss and develop policy recommendations to strengthen the child welfare system and improve the overall wellbeing of foster youth and their families.
Congressional Panama Canal Expansion Caucus
The Congressional Panama Canal Expansion Caucus provides an opportunity for Members of Congress to examine the way our nation’s ports, transportation systems and infrastructure networks are preparing, as well as the economic impacts that will result from the expansion.
California Public Higher Education Caucus
The California Public Higher Education Caucus advocates for the University of California and California State University campuses and their students, while also supporting improvements to the quality, affordability, and accessibility of California’s public higher education system.
Congressional Caucus on the Deadliest Cancers
The Caucus will serve as a forum to aid Members of Congress and their staff in working together in a bipartisan manner to address and raise awareness about the deadliest cancers. The Caucus will also advocate for increased research and other measures to increase survival and to improve prevention, early detection, and treatment options for these cancers.
Congressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
The bipartisan Congressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus supports research funding through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other federal research agencies; encourages collaboration and public-private partnerships between various organizations; and, advances public policies that address access to quality, affordable care to help treat Cystic Fibrosis.
Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
This caucus works to protect women’s reproductive health rights and reduce the number of unintended pregnancies.
Congressional Labor and Working Families Caucus
This caucus is a coalition of Members who are committed to advancing a pro-labor, pro-family legislative agenda and dedicated to protecting and defending workers and their families. Additionally, the Caucus will provide information and educate Members on issues that impact labor and working families. The members plan to prioritize fair and decent wages (including Davis-Bacon laws); on-the-job safety; retirement security (including Social Security and pension protection); proper classification of employees and independent contractors; and the protection and promotion of health and other employer-provided benefits.
Religious Minorities in the Middle East Caucus
This caucus as an informational and advocacy entity in the House for besieged religious minorities who are central to a pluralistic, multi-cultural Middle East.
Blue Collar Caucus
The Caucus will focus legislative efforts, messaging, and organizational outreach on better understanding the pain and anger felt by blue collar voters and addressing wage stagnation, job insecurity, trade, offshoring, and dwindling career opportunities for those in the manufacturing and building trades.
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