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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. Diane Feinstein (D-CA)
  5. Sen. Barbara Boxer (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. Angus King (I-ME)
  13. Sen. Susan M. Collins (R-ME)
  14. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)
  15. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)
  16. Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT)
  17. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
  18. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
  19. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)
  20. Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM)
  21. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
  22. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY)
  23. Sen. Robert Casey, Jr. (D-PA)
  24. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
  25. Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)
  26. Sen. John Thune (R-SD)
  27. Sen. Tim Johnson (D-SD)
  28. Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (R-UT)
  29. Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT)
  30. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
  31. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)

United States House Afterschool Caucus Members

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

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