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Congressional Caucuses

On March 3, 2005, Members of Congress announced that in order to build support for afterschool programs and increase resources for quality afterschool care, they have established the first-ever Afterschool Caucuses in the Senate and the House of Representatives. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) serve as current chairs of the bipartisan Caucuses. 

Current members of the Afterschool Caucuses for the 113th Congress are listed below:

Ask your senators and representative to show their support for afterschool programs by joining the Afterschool Caucuses!

Click here to read a press release about the launch of the Afterschool Caucuses.

Current members of the Afterschool Caucuses:

United States Senate Afterschool Caucus Members

  1. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
  2. Sen. John Boozman (R-AR)
  3. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
  4. Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA)
  5. Sen. Christopher Coons (D-DE)
  6. Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)
  7. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS)
  8. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-MD)
  9. Sen. Susan M. Collins (R-ME)
  10. Sen. Angus King (I-ME)
  11. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)
  12. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)
  13. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
  14. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
  15. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)
  16. Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM)
  17. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
  18. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY)
  19. Sen. Robert Casey, Jr. (D-PA)
  20. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
  21. Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)
  22. Sen. John Thune (R-SD)
  23. Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (R-UT)
  24. Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT)
  25. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
  26. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
  27. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)

United States House Afterschool Caucus Members

  1. Rep. Don Young (R-AK)
  2. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL)
  3. Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA)
  4. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
  5. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
  6. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA)
  7. Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA)
  8. Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT)
  9. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
  10. Rep. John Larson (D-CT)
  11. Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL)
  12. Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL)
  13. Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL)
  14. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)
  15. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)
  16. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)
  17. Rep. David Loebsack (D-IA)
  18. Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID)
  19. Rep. Janice Schakowsky (D-IL)
  20. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL)
  21. Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN)
  22. Rep. Edward Whitfield (R-KY)
  23. Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA)
  24. Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA)
  25. Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA)
  26. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
  27. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
  28. Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME)
  29. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI)
  30. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI)
  31. Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN)
  32. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS)
  33. Rep. David Price (D-NC)
  34. Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY)
  35. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)
  36. Rep. Greg Meeks (D-NY)
  37. Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY)
  38. Rep. Jose Serrano (D-NY)
  39. Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY)
  40. Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)
  41. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH)
  42. Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI)
  43. Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI)
  44. Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC)
  45. Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD)
  46. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN)
  47. Rep. Al Green (D-TX)
  48. Rep. Gene Green (D-TX)
  49. Rep. Ruben Hinojosa (D-TX)
  50. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
  51. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)
  52. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX)
  53. Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA)
  54. Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA)
  55. Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA)

Check back to see if your Senators and Representatives have joined the Afterschool Caucuses!