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SHM Joins 1,065 Organizations in Asking Congress to Restore Funding for Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies


March 13, 2014

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The Honorable Barbara Mikulski
Chairman 
Committee on Appropriations 
U.S. Senate 
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Richard Shelby
Ranking Member
Committee on Appropriations
U.S. Senate 
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Harold Rogers 
Chairman 
Committee on Appropriations 
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515 

The Honorable Nita Lowey
Ranking Member
Committee on Appropriations 
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515 

The 1,065 undersigned organizations—representing the full range of stakeholders in the programs of the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and Education—urge you to restore the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 302(b) allocation to the Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee to the FY 2010 level of $163.6 billion.

The programs and services administered by these Departments serve a broad range of constituencies and needs, but they all share a common, fundamental goal of strengthening this nation by improving Americans’ lives. Despite their profound impact on American health, educational and skills attainment,and productivity, these programs and services have eroded since FY 2010.

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 (BBA) and the subsequent Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 have begun to reverse this trend—restoring FY 2013 sequestration cuts in the aggregate and bringing the FY 2014 302(b) allocation in line with FY 2011 in nominal terms. However, the FY 2014 allocation remains 3.6 percent below FY 2010 in nominal dollars, and almost 10 percent lower than FY 2010 in real dollars, as adjusted for inflation. The increasing cost of “must pay” programs—e.g., nonprofit student loan servicers and support for unaccompanied refugee children from war torn areas—erode discretionary funding available for other programs in this 302(b) allocation. As a result, many programs did not see full sequestration relief in FY 2014, and almost every program remains below FY 2010 levels while buckling under the weight of increased demand.

After years of doing more with less these critical federal functions must do less with less, and America stands to fall even farther behind our industrialized counterparts:

  • The United States ranks 30th in infant mortality – widely recognized as a basic indicator of a country’s overall health – behind most developed nations even some developing countries.
  • The United States faces large and unacceptable gaps by race and socioeconomic status in student achievement, high school graduation, and college attendance and completion rates.
  • Despite a 6.6 percent unemployment rate, our nation’s businesses are struggling to find the skilled workers they need to sustain economic recovery, as a 2013 Manpower survey found nearly 40 percent of U.S. employers report having difficulty filling current job openings.


More than 3,200 organizations previously called on Congress to stop sequestration. Although the BBA provided partial sequestration relief in FY 2014, there will be significantly less relief in FY 2015 and without action sequestration will be back in full effect FY 2016. We continue to urge you to work with your colleagues to reverse these harmful cuts by replacing them with a credible, balanced approach to deficit reduction. Only a balanced approach to deficit reduction can restore fiscal stability. Continued discretionary cuts will move us backward in growing the economy, increasing jobs, improving global competiveness, protecting the health of Americans, and increasing educational attainment. 

We urge you to recognize the value of health, education, job training, and social services in improving the lives of American families and to restore the Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee 302(b) allocation to the FY 2010 level of $163.6 billion. Ideally, the allocation would provide the FY 2010 level, adjusted for inflation.

Cc:Members, Senate and House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittees

National Organizations

AASA: The School Superintendents Association
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Academy of Radiology Research
AcademyHealth
ACCESS
Ad Hoc Group forMedical Research
ADAP Advocacy Association
Adult Congenital Heart Association
Advocates for Better Children's Diets
African American Health Alliance
Afterschool Alliance
Aging and Long Term Care of EasternWashington
AIDS Alliance forWomen, Infants, Children, Youth & Families
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA)
AIDS United
Alliance for a Just Society
Alliance for Aging Research
Alliance for AmericanManufacturing
Alpha-1 Association
Alpha-1 Foundation
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Neurology
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Physician Assistants
American Academy of Sports Dietitans and Nutritionists
American Alliance of Museums
American Anthropological Association
American Association for Cancer Research
American Association for Dental Research
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
American Association for State and Local History
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
American Association of Community Colleges
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
American Association of Poison Control Centers
American Association of School Librarians
American Association of University Professors
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
American Association on Health and Disability
American Brain Coalition
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
American College of Clinical Pharmacy
American College of Physicians
American College of Preventive Medicine
American College of Surgeons
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
American Council on Education
American Counseling Association
American Dance Therapy Association
American Dental Education Association
American Dental Hygienists' Association
American Federation of School Administrators
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
American Federation of Teachers
American Heart Association
American Library Association
American Lung Association
AmericanMental Health Counselors Association
AmericanMusic Therapy Assocation
American Nurses Association
American Occupational Therapy Association
American Organization of Nurse Executives
American Osteopathic Association
American Physiological Society
American Podiatric Medical Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
American Psychosomatic Society
American Public Health Association
American School Counselor Association
American Sexual Health Association
American Society for Biochemistry andMolecular Biology
American Society for Clinical Pathology
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American Society for Microbiology
American Society for Nutrition
American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
American Society of Hematology
American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
American Society of Transplantation
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
American Sociological Association
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
American Thoracic Society
Americans for Nursing Shortage Relief
America's Essential Hospitals
AMT-The Association For Manufacturing Technology
APPA, "Leadership in Educational Facilities"
Arthritis Foundation
Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare
Association for Career and Technical Education
Association for Clinical and Translational Science
Association for Equality and Excellence in Education, Inc. (AEEE)
Association for Library Service to Children
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
Association for Psychological Science
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Association of Academic Health Centers
Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries
Association of African AmericanMuseums
Association of American Cancer Institutes
Association of American Geographers
Association of American Medical Colleges
Association of American Universities
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs
Association of Children'sMuseums
Association of Clinicians for the Underserved
Association of Community College Trustees
Association of Educational Service Agencies
Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs
Association of Independent Research Institutes
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
Association of Population Centers/Population Association of America
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)
Association of Public Health Laboratories
Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Association of Research Libraries
Association of School Business Officials International
Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Association of State Public Health Nutritionists
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Association ofWomen's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Autism National Committee
Campaign for America's Future
Campaign for Public Health Foundation
Campaign to Invest in America's Workforce
Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund
CANN-Community Access National Network
C-Change
Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
Center for Public Outreach
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Centering Healthcare Institute
Children's Defense Fund
Children's Environmental Health Network
Children's Hospitals Association
Children's Mental Health Network
Citizen Schools
Clinical Social Work Association
Coalition for Community Schools
Coalition for Health Funding
Coalition for the Advancement of Health Through Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
Coalition for the Life Sciences
Coalition forWorkforce Solutions
Coalition of Higher Education Assistance Organizations
Coalition to Promote Research
Cognitive Science Society
College Art Association
Commission on Cancer
Commissioned Officers Association of the U.S. Public Health Service, Inc. (COA)
Committee For Education Funding
Community Access National Network
Community Action Partnership
Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf
Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)
Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine
Consortium of Social Science Associations
Consortium of Universities of the WashingtonMetropolitan Area
Cooley's Anemia Foundation
COPD Foundation
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy
Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders
Council for Exceptional Children
Council for Opportunity In Education
Council of Academic Family Medicine
Council of Administrators of Special Education
Council of School Officers, AFSA Local 4
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
Council of the Great City Schools
Council on Social Work Education
CSH: Corporation for Supportive Housing
Defeat Diabetes Foundation
Democrats for Education Reform
Directors of Health Promotion and Education
Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children (DEC)
Dystonia Advocacy Network
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
Easter Seals
EDGE Consulting
Elder Justice Coalition
Endocrine Society
Epilepsy Foundation
Fabry Support & Information Group
Family Run Executive Director Leadership Association (FREDLA)
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences
Fight Colorectal Cancer
First Five Years Fund
First Focus Campaign for Children
Friends of AHRQ
Friends of NCHS
Friends of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (FNIDCR)
Futures Without Violence
GBS/CIDP Foundation International
GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality
Goodwill Industries International
Green and Healthy Homes Initiative
Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition
Hepatitis B Foundation
Higher Education Consortium for Special Education
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Hispanic Dental Association
Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools
HIV Dental Alliance
HIV Medicine Association
HIV Prevention Justice Alliance
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
IDEA Infant Toddler Coordinators Association (ITCA)
Infectious Diseases Society of America
Institute for America's Health
Institute for Educational Leadership
International Association of Jewish Vocational Services
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Local 43
International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium
International Museum Theatre Alliance
International Myeloma Foundation
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America, UAW
Interstitial Cystitis Association
Jewish Federations of North America
Jobs for the Future
Knowledge Alliance
Learning Disabilities Association of America
LIVESTRONG Foundation
Lupus Foundation of America
Lupus Research Institute
Lutheran Services in America
Lutheran Services in America Disability Network
Magnet Schools of America
March of Dimes
McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University
Meals On Wheels Association of America
Medical Library Association
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Military Impacted Schools Association
Minority Education Initiative
NAPHSIS
NARAL Pro-Choice America
NASDCTEc
Nation Fund for Workforce Solutions
National 8002 Impacted Schools
National Able Network, Inc.
National AHEC Organization
National AIDS Housing Coalition
National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity
National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
National Alliance to End Homelessness
National Alopecia Areata Foundation
National Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Organization
National Associaiton of Elementary School Principals
National Association for Children's Behavioral Health
National Association for College Admission Counseling
National Association for Geriatric Education
National Association for Hispanic Elderly
National Association for Music Education
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
National Association of Community Health Centers
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
National Association of County and City Health Officials
National Association of County Human Services Administrators
National Association of Development Organizations
National Association of Federally Impacted Schools
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
National Association of Regional Councils
National Association of RSVP Directors
National Association of School Nurses
National Association of School Psychologists
National Association of Secondary School Principals
National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors
National Association of State Directors of Special Education
National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD)
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
National Association ofWorkforce Boards
National Association ofWorkforce Development Professionals
National Board for Certified Counselors
National Brain Tumor Society
National Career Development Association
National Center for Healthy Housing
National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Center for Lesbian Rights
National Coalition for Cancer Research (NCCR)
National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery
National Coalition of STD Directors
National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care
National Council for Behavioral Health
National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP)
National Council of La Raza
National Council on Aging
National Direct Student Loan Coalition
National Disability Rights Network
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Down Syndrome Congress
National Education Association
National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association
National Fragile X Foundation
National Head Start Association
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
National Hemophilia Foundation
National Hispanic Council on Aging
National HispanicMedical Association
National Indian and Native American Employment and Training Association
National Indian Impact Aid Association
National Indian Impacted Schools Association
National League for Nursing
National League of Cities
National Military Family Association
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Network for Youth
National Network of Health Career Programs in Two Year Colleges
National Network of Public Health Institutes
National Network to End Domestic Violence
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
National Partnership forWomen & Families
National Psoriasis Foundation
National PTA
National Research Center for Women & Families
National Respite Coalition
National Rural Education Advocacy Coalition
National School Boards Association
National Senior Citizens Law Center
National Senior Corps Association
National Skills Coalition
National Student Nurses' Association, Inc.
National Superintendents Roundtable
National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA)
National Tourette Syndrome Association
National Transitional Jobs Network, Heartland Alliance
National Violence Prevention Network
National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable
National Women's Law Center
National Writing Program
National Youth Employment Coalition
Native American Disability Law Center, Inc.
NCDA: National Career Development Association
NCWE: National Council forWorkforce Education
Nemours
NephCure Foundation
North American Die Casting Association (NADCA)
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Oncology Nursing Society
Oral Health America
OWL-The Voice of Midlife and OlderWomen
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Parent ProjectMuscular Dystrophy
Parkinson's Action Network
Partnership forWorking Families
PHI - Quality Care through Quality Jobs
Physician Assistant Education Association
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
PolicyLink
Prevent Blindness
Prevent Cancer Foundation
ProLiteracy
Prostate Cancer Awareness Project
Public Advocacy for Kids
Public Health Institute
Public Library Association
Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Coalition
Research!America
RESULTS
Ryan White Medical Providers Coalition
Safe Kids Worldwide
Safe States Alliance
Sargent Shirver National Center on Poverty Law
School Social Work Association of America
Scleroderma Foundation
Service Employees International Union
Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S. (SIECUS)
Shape Up America!
Sleep Research Society
Society for Experimental Social Psychology
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Society for Neuroscience
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Society for Psychophysiological Research
Society for Public Health Education
Society forWomen's Health Research
Society of General Internal Medicine
Society of Hospital Medicine
Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates
SourceAmerica
Special Needs Alliance
Special Olympics International
Spina Bifida Association
STRIVE International
Student Aid Alliance
Student Health Advocacy Coalition
Success for All Foundation
TASH
Teach For America
Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children
TESOL International Association
The Implementation Group (TIG)
The Advocacy Institute
The AIDS Institute
The American Society for Cell Biology
The Arc of the U.S.
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
The Clinical Research Forum
The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region
The Corps Network
The Education Trust
The Eisen Group
The Every Child Matters Education Fund
The Gerontological Society of America
The Global Justice Institute
The Jeffrey Modell Foundation
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Marfan Foundation
The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
The St. Baldrick's Foundation
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
Trust for America's Health
UNCF
Unite 2 Fight Paralysis
United for Medical Research
United States Breastfeeding Committee
University Legal Services Protection and Advocacy Program (DC)
USAgainstAlzheimer's
Ward 8Workforce Development Council
WestEd
Wider Opportunities for Women
Williams Syndrome Association
WomenHeart: The National Coalition forWomen with Heart Disease
Workforce Strategies Initiative, Aspen Institute
YouthBuild USA, Inc.

State and Local Organizations

Alaska
Alaska Association of School Business Officials
Alaska Process Industry Careers Consortium
Bristol Bay Borough School District
Disability Law Center of Alaska

Alabama
Alabama Association of Secondary School Principals
Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program
Upward Bound Program

Arizona
Arizona State Impact Aid Association
Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona
Friendly House
Ganado Unified School District 20
Goodwill Industries of Northern Arizona, Inc.
Museum Association of Arizona
Parker Unified School District #27

Arkansas
Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators
Disability Rights Center of Arkansas
Northwest Arkansas Certified Development Company

California
A World Fit For Kids!
Age Well Senior Services
AIDS Project Los Angeles
AIDS Services Foundation Orange County
Angelus Plaza
Archdiocesan Youth Employment Services
Area 1 Agency on Aging
Asian Neighborhood Design
Being Alive/People with AIDS Action Coalition
Benetech
Bike San Gabriel Valley
California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors
California Association ofMuseums
California Center for Public Health Advocacy
California Community Colleges
California Indian Manpower Consortium, Inc.
California Public Health Association-North
California State University
California Workforce Association
California Workforce Investment Board
CAMEO - California Association forMicro Enterprise Opportunity
Capacity Builders, Inc.
Center for Behavioral Epidemiology Community Health, San Diego State University
Center for Employment Training
Central Union School District
ChangeLab Solutions
County Welfare Directors Association of California
CourageCampaign.org
CUSD Project YES
Day One, Inc.
Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund
Early Edge California
Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County
Family & Youth Roundtable of San Diego County
Filipino American Service Group Inc. (FASGI)
Garfield Elementary PTO
Henkels &McCoy Training Services
Hueneme Elementary School District
Humboldt Senior Resource Center
Imperial County Workforce Development Board
Imperial County Workforce Development Office
Imperial Printers
Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program
Innovations in Public Health
Insight Center for Community Economic Development
Intercultural Cancer Council Caucus
Jewish Vocational Service - Los Angeles
JVS San Francisco
Lemoore Union High School District
Long Beach City Collge
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Lupus Foundation of Northern California
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of California
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Ventura County
Native American Employment and Training Council
Orange County HIV/AIDS Advocacy Team
Positive Resource Center
Project YES; Ceres Unified School District
Regional Asthma Management and Prevention (RAMP)
San Francisco AIDS Foundation
San Joaquin NAMI
Senior Network Services
Silver Valley Unified School District
Southern California Public Health Association
Success Center SF
The Occupational Training Institute, Foothill-De Anza Community College District
Travis Unified School District
VerdugoWorkforce Investment Board
Victor ValleyWastewater Reclamation Authority
Western Association for College Admission Counseling
Worker Education & Resource Center

Colorado
Academy School District 20
Bell Policy Center
Colorado Career Development Association
Colorado Impact: Center for Economic Prosperity
Colorado TRIO Chapter of ASPIRE
Dale's Public Health Consultants
Ignacio School District 11JT
Pretty Good Consulting, Inc.
Pueblo Workforce Center
The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People
The Senior Hub

Connecticut
1199 NE Training & Upgrading Fund
Aero Gear Inc
Association of Hamden Public School Administrators (AHPSA)
Buck$ 4 Bud INC
Capital Workforce Partners
Cheshire Administrative Personnel
Connecticut Association of Schools
Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc.
Connecticut Office of Protection & Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities
Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund
CTWorks/KRA Corp.
New HavenManufacturing Association
The United Federation of Technicians Local 72 Support, Connecticut Federation of School Administrators

District of Columbia
Center for Communications, Health & the Environment (CECHE)
Georgetown University
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
PrecisionMachined Products Association (PMPA)
PrecisionMetalforming Association (PMA)
Reproductive Health Technologies Project
Susquahanna Group
Wayne State University

Delaware
Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.

Florida
CareerEdge Funders Collaborative
Lupus Foundation of Florida
Metropolitan Community Churches
Prevent Blindness-Florida Affiliate
The Family Cafe, Inc.
Florida Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel
Goodwill Industries-Suncoast, Inc.

Georgia
Empowerment Resource Center
Fayette Senior Services
Georgia Advocacy Office
Georgia Association of Special Programs Personnel
Goodwill of North Georgia, Inc
Liberty County Board of Education
NWGRC: Northwest Georgia Regional Commission
Ray of Hope Foundation, Inc.
Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel
The Southern Association for College Admission Counseling

Hawaii
Hawaii Disability Rights Center
Hawaii State Department of Education
OahuWorkLinks

Idaho
DisAbility Rights Idaho
Idaho Federation of Families for Children'sMental Health
Lapwai School District
Northwest Association of Educational Opportunity Programs
Idaho Association of School Administrators
Idaho Public Health Association

Illinois
A.G. Kellum and Associates
Action For Healthy Kids
African American Christian Foundation
AgeOptions
AIDS Foundation of Chicago
AIDS Legal Council of Chicago
Albany Park Community Center
Burr Ridge CCSD 180
CALOR, a division of Anixter Center
Calumet Area Industrial Commission
Canticle Ministries, Inc
Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
Chicago Department of Family & Supportive Services
Chicago House & Social Service Agency
Chicago Jobs Council
Chicago TechWorks
Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance
Community Assistance Programs
Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children
Drive for Universal Healthcare
Employment & Employer Services
Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago
EverThrive Illinois
Fathers, Families In Transition
FED ED
Goldie's Place
Growing Home, Inc.
Grundy Livingston Kankake Workforce Board
Heartland Alliance
Heartland Healthcare Outreach
High Roads Advantage
Howard Brown Health Center
IdeaFuel Consulting
Illinois Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Illinois Principals Association
Illinois Public Health Association
Illinois TRIO, Inc.
Instituto del Progreso Latino
Joule Technologies
Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries
Land of Lincoln Workforce Alliance
Lemont High School District 210
Madison County Employment & Training
Madison-Bond Workforce Investment Board
Mascoutah Community School District 19
McHenry County Workforce Network
MicroTrain Technologies
OAI, inc.
Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative
Policy Planning Partners
Pyramid Partnership Inc.
Safer Foundation
Serco, Inc.
Symbol Training Institute
The Cara Program
West Central Development Council
West Suburban Jobs Council
Women Employed

Iowa
Association of IowaWorkforce Partners
Central IowaWorks
Disability Rights Iowa
Iowa Central Community College
Iowa Public Health Association
Iowa TRIO
Kirkwood Community College
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Black Hawk County
School Administrators of Iowa
United Way of Central Iowa

Indiana
Career Action Resources, LLC
Evansville Goodwill Industries, Inc.
Indiana Association of School Principals
Indiana Institute for Working Families
Labor Institute for Training, Inc.
LISC - Indianapolis
Living Well in Wabash County Council on Aging
THRIVE Alliance
Workforce Associates, Inc

Kansas
Columbus Telephone Company
Community Operations Recovery Empowerment Inc
Disability Rights Center of Kansas
Fort Leavenworth School District
Geary County USD 475
Meals onWheels of Shawnee and Jefferson Counties, Inc.
Mid-America Nutrition Program, Inc.
North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
Traub Design Associates

Kentucky
Audubon Area Community Services, Inc.
Daniel Boone Community Action Agency
Kentucky Association for College Admission Counseling
Kentucky Association of Secondary School Principals
Kentucky Museum & Heritage Alliance
Kentucky Protection & Advocacy
Lyon County Board of Education
United Way of Greater Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky

Louisiana
Advocacy Center
First Planning DistrictWorkforce Investment Board
Louisiana Association of Principals
Louisiana Public Health Association
Northeast Louisiana Workforce Centers, Inc.
The Coordinating & Development Corp

Maine
Coastal Counties Workforce Inc
Disability Rights Center, Maine
EasternMaine Developmennt Corporation
Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Maine Public Health Association
NorthernMaine Development Commission
SeniorsPlus

Maryland
21st Century Workforce Solution
BrightFocus Foundation
Center for Research and Reform in Education, Johns Hopkins University
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Inc.
Community Behavioral Health Association of Maryland
Governor's Workforce Investment Board
Green & Healthy Homes Initiative
Healthy Teen Network
Independent Electrical Contractors - Chesapeake
Maryland Resource and Training Center
MarylandWorkforce Corporation
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Maryland
Red Circle Wellness
Somerset County Public Schools
Transportation Learning Center

Massachusetts
AccuRounds
BASAS: Boston Association of School Administrators and Supervisors
Boston Public Health Commission
Career Counselors' Consortium
Community Servings (Boston)
Epilepsy Foundation New England
FutureWorks One Stop Career Center
Jewish Vocational Service: Boston
Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials
Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators' Association
Minuteman Senior Services
MV Healthy Aging Task Force
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Massachusetts
New England Association for College Admission Counseling
New England Museum Association
Notre Dame Education Center - Lawrence
Partnerships for a SkilledWorkforce
SkillWorks
Training Inc., YMCA Global Centers of Excellence Initiative
Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts, Inc.
Workforce Results
Workforce Solutions Group

Michigan
Brimley Area Schools
Corporation for a SkilledWorkforce
Council on Aging, Gladwin County
Crawford County Commission on Aging
Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan
Flint Strive
Focus: HOPE
Four-M Associates
Jackson Area Manufacturers Association
Levin Energy Partners, LLC
Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals
Michigan League for Public Policy
Shiawassee Council on Aging
South Central MichiganWorks
Southeast Michigan Community Alliance
The SOURCE
Veda A. Sharp and Associates, LLC.
Watersmeet Township School District

Minnesota
American Indian O.I.C.
CMA, Inc.
Deer River Independent School District #317
Employment Related Services, LLC
Inspired Aging, LLC
Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel
Minnesota Association for College Admission Counseling
Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Minnesota TRIO
MinnesotaWorkforce Council Association
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota
Nett Lake School District
Northeast Higher Education District
Red Lake Schools
Region Nine Development Commission
Waubun-Ogema-White Earth
Workforce Development, Inc.

Mississippi
Disability Rights Mississippi
Goodwill Industries of South Mississippi
Mississippi Delta Council
Mississppi Association of Secondary Prinicipals Association
Nex Level Enterprise Corp.

Missouri
ASCENT Recovery Residences
Barton County Community Development Corporation
City of Carl Junction
City Seniors, Inc.
East Central College
Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri & Kansas
Missouri Association of Local Public Health Agencies
Missouri Association of School Business Officials
Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP)
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Kansas City
St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment
Training and Employment Adminstrators of Missouri
Urban Strategies, Inc.
Van Buren R-I School District
Workforce Investment Board of Southwest Missouri
Ozark Workforce Investment Board

Montana
Arlee Joint School District #8
Brockton Public Schools
Browning Public Schools
Career Transitions, Inc., One Stop and Business Resource Center
Dodson K-12 School
Heart Butte School District #1
Indian Impact Schools of Montana
Lodge Grass Public Schools
Montana Association of Secondary School Principals
RATD & Associates
RiverStone Health
Rocky Boy School Disgrict
Wolf Point School District

Nebraska
Disability Rights Nebraska
Public Health Association of Nebraska
Walthill Public School
Winnebago Public Schools

New Hampshire
Disabilities Rights Center of New Hampshire

New Jersey
Archway Programs
Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation
Disability Rights New Jersey
JCETP: Jersey City Employment Training Program
Jersey Cape Diagnostic Center, Inc
Kittatinny Regional School District
New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies
New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association
New Jersey Public Health Association
New Jersey Public Health Association
Noyes Museum of Art
Sandyston-Walpack Consolidated School District

New Mexico
Central Consolidated School District
Disability Rights New Mexico
Employment & Economic Information Center of NewMexico
Family Voices
Innovate+Educate
Jemez Mountain School District
New Mexico Developmental Disabilities Planning Council

Nevada
Churchill County School District
Espinoza Terrace Neighborhood Watch
Nevada Association of School Administrators
S.A.F.E. House, Inc.

New York
1199 SEIU Training and Employment Funds
Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Brooklyn Rescue Mission Urban Harvest Center Inc
Carthage Central School District
Cattaraugus County Dept of the Aging
Columbia University
Dental Hygienists' Association of the State of New York
Disability Rights New York
Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board
ECDO, Inc.
Empire Project for Oral Health
Fulton, Montgomery, and Schoharie Counties Workforce Development Board, Inc.
Goodwill Industries of Western New York
Hadassah, TheWomen's Zionist Organization of America, Inc.
Harm Reduction Coalition
Hyde Park Central School District
Indian River Central School District
Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island
Legal Momentum
Long Island Families Together
Lupus Foundation of Genesee Valley NY, Inc
Lupus Foundation of Mid and Northern New York, Inc.
Malecare Cancer Support
Meals onWheels Programs & Services of Rockland, Inc
Mid Atlantic Association of Museums
New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals
New York State Association for College Admission Counseling
North AreaMeals on Wheels, Inc.
NorthernManhattan Improvement Corporation
NYC Employment and Training Coalition
Opportunities for a Better Tommorrow
Per Scholas, Inc.
S.L.E. Lupus Foundation
Salamanca City Central School District
School Administrators Association of New York State
Senior Services of Albany New York
Sheila Maguire Consulting
South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SoBRO)
St. Anns Corner of Harm Reduction
State University of New York
VillageCare
Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
William Lane Associates

North Carolina
Disability Rights North Carolina
Eastern CarolinaWorkforce Development Board
Harnett County Schools
High CountryWorkforce Development
Hoke County Schools
North Carolina Principals and Assistant Principals' Association
South by North Strategies, Ltd.
Telamon Corporation
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Workforce Development Board

North Dakota
Dunseith Public School District
Ehrens Consulting
Grand Forks Air Force Base School District #140
Mental Health America of ND
North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders
North Dakota Protection & Advocacy Project
Selfridge School District 8
Solen School District #3
St. John School District #3

Ohio
Cincinnati StateTechnical and Community College
Epilepsy Foundation of Western Ohio
Epilepsy Foundation Western Ohio
Health Careers Collaborative
Kent State University at Trumbull
Mad River Local Schools
Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition
Mature Services, Inc.
Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, Inc.
Montgomery County Department of Job and Family Services
Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators
Ohio LWIA 19 Business Resource Network
Ohio Public Health Association
OhioWorkforce Area #1
OhioWorkforce Coalition
Partners for a CompetitiveWorkforce
Prevent Blindness Ohio
Trumbuull County DJFS/OMJ
Workforce Services Unlimited Inc.
Southeast Local School District

Oklahoma
Areawide Aging Agency, Inc.
Canadian Public Schools
Charlene Miers Foundation for Cancer Research
El Reno Public Schools
GOALS, Redlands Community College
Great Plains Association of College Admission Counseling
Idabel Public Schools
J&J Educational Services
Kingfisher Public Schools
Lawton Public Schools
Maryetta Public School
Salina Public Schools
Oaks Mission School
Oklahoma Association Secondary School Principals

Oregon
Disability Rights Oregon
Oregon Association of Secondary School Administrators
Oregon Health & Science University
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Oregon Workforce Partnership
Portland Community College
Portland State University
Umpqua Training & Employment, Inc.
Worksystems, Inc.

Pennsylvania
District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund
Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania
Goodwill Industries of the Conemaugh Valley (GICV)
Hatboro-Horsham School District
JEVS Human Services
Luzerne/SchuylkillWorkforce Investment Board, Inc.
Meals onWheels of Lehigh County
Meals On Wheels of Northampton County, Inc.
PathWays PA
PennMedicine
Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education
Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling
Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
Pennsylvania Council of Churches
Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children
Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association
People's Emergency Center
PhiladelphiaWorks
University City District/West Philadelphia Skills Initiative
Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

Puerto Rico
AFSA - Local 105
Asociacion Caribeña de Programas de Oportunidades Educativas
Department of Education in Puerto Rico
Escuela Carmen Pilar Santos
Sociedad Puertorriqueña de Epilepsia

Rhode Island
Lincoln Senior Center
Rhode Island Association of School Principals
The Economic Progress Institute (R.I.)
The Rhode IslandWorkforce Alliance

South Carolina
Goodwill Industries of Lower SC
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of South Carolina
Protection and Advocacy

South Dakota
Bon Homme School District 04-2
Douglas School District
Impact Schools of South Dakota
McIntosh PSD 15-1
Oelrichs School District
Shannon County School District 65-1
Todd County School District
Wall Public School 51-5
Waubay School District
White River School District
Winner School District 59-2

Tennessee
Blount County Community Action Agency
Blount County TN Meals onWheels
Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee
Friends For Life
Nashville CARES
Salaam Legal Network & Citizen's Council for Human Rights
StreetWorks Inc.
Tennessee Association of Secondary School Principals

Texas
Brookeland Independent School District
Copperas Cove Independent School District
DCPlanning Consultants & Associates, Inc.
Disability Rights Texas
Epilepsy Foundation Central & South Texas
Epilepsy Foundation of Texas
Epilepsy Foundation Texas - Houston/Dallas-Fort Worth/West Texas
InterfaithMinistries for Greater Houston
Khanadia Ventures, LLC
Lone Star College System
Meals onWheels of Texoma
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Greater Houston
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Waco
Pottsboro Independent School District
Prevent Blindness Texas
Resource Managements Systems Consulting
SEDL

Utah
Disability Law Center, Utah

Vermont
Center for Health and Learning
Disability Rights Vermont, Inc.
Meals onWheels of Lamoille County, Inc.
Navicate
ReSOURCE A Nonprofit Community Enterprise Inc.
Vermont Public Health Association
VocRehab Vermont

Virginia
Disability Law Center of Virginia
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Virginia
Overseas Association for College Admissions Counseling
The Commonwealth Institute

Virgin Islands
Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands

Washington
Association ofWashington School Principals
Career Path Services
Central Kitsap School District
Disability Rights Washington
Epilepsy Foundation Northwest
Georgetown South Seattle Community College
Goodwill of the Olympics & Rainier Region
Grand Coulee Dam School District
Literacy Source
Nespelem School District
Nutrition First
Senior Services for South Sound
SkillUpWashington
Wapato Public Schools
Washington Association for Career and Technical Education
Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Washington State Senior Citizans' Lobby
Worker Center AFL-CIO

West Virginia
West Virginia Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (dba WV TRIO)
West Virginia Association of Secondary Principals
Work Force

Wisconsin
AIDS Resource Center ofWisconsin
Association ofWisconsin School Administrators
Disability Rights Wisconsin
Free to Breathe
Great Lakes Training and Development
GreaterWisconsin Agency on Aging Resources
Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board Inc.
We Are HOPE, Inc.
WI State AFL-CIO LETC
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials
Wisconsin Family Ties, Inc.
Wisconsin Regional training Partnership/BIG STEP
Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin

Wyoming
Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums
Protection & Advocacy System, Inc.
Fremont County School District #38
Fremont County School District 14