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

United States House Afterschool Caucus Members

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

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