Ask Your Representative to Join the Congressional History Caucus

Issues & Advocacy

Looking for a way to advocate for archives and archivists?

One of the most important things you can do is help the archival profession cultivate relationships with key allies in Congress, and the Congressional History Caucus offers a simple way to do just that.

SAA Executive Director Nancy Beaumont serves on the Policy Board of the National Coalition for History (NCH), a consortium of over 50 organizations that advocates on federal, state and local legislative and regulatory issues. NCH has partnered with the offices of Representatives John Larson (D-CT), Tom Cole (R-OK), Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) and Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) to create the Congressional History Caucus, a group of Representatives who share “an interest in our nation’s unique history and heritage” and encourage “Members of Congress to celebrate our past, and to reflect on how knowledge of our nation’s history is critical to understanding our Democracy.”…

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