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  • Child Protection Improvements Act (CPIA)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters is asking the Senate and House to move swiftly on this bill
  • Child Protection Improvements Act (CPIA) support letters were sent to Congressional targets on November 10th.  Pam Iorio, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and other chief staff officers of organizations who support and provide services to America’s youth, signed the letter, requesting that the bill move swiftly through the Senate Judiciary Committee so it can be considered for a vote by the Senate.

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