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CRPD Action Alert: Our Time Is Now – Call the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Today!

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) tomorrow, November 5th at 2:30 pm Eastern.

Act Today

  • CRPD Sticker: Ratify CRPD Yes!Contact members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today. Contact email addresses for Senate staff members handling the CRPD is provided below. Visit the Action Center at to find information on how to contact Senators on the Foreign Relations Committee by phone.
  • Please be sure to contact Senator Menendez (D-NJ; Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee) and Senator Corker (R-TN; Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee), especially if you reside in New Jersey or Tennessee.

Other Ways to Help

  • Attend the hearing (RSVP) or watch the live webcast
  • Sign and distribute a petition
  • Share this message on Facebook (copy and paste the URL of this page in your browser)

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Contacts

  1. John McCain (AZ): Chris Brose [email protected]
  2. Jeff Flake (AZ): Colleen Donnelly [email protected]
  3. Barbra Boxer (CA): Ann Norris [email protected]
  4. Chris Murphy (CT): Tovan McDaniel [email protected]
  5. Chris Coons (DE): Halie Soifer [email protected]
  6. Marco Rubio (FL): Victor Cervino [email protected]
  7. Jim Risch (ID): Chris Socha [email protected]
  8. Dick Durbin (IL): Chris Homan [email protected]
  9. Rand Paul (KY): Rachel Bovard [email protected]
  10. Ed Markey (MA): Justin Slaughter [email protected]
  11. Ben Cardin (MD): Algene Sajery [email protected]
  12. Jeanne Shaheen (NH): Chad Kreikmeier [email protected]
  13. Robert Menendez (NJ): Margaret Taylor [email protected]; and Davina Burgess, [email protected]
  14. Tom Udall (NM): Matt Padilla [email protected]
  15. Bob Corker (TN): John Zadrozny [email protected]; and Sarah Downs [email protected]
  16. Tim Kaine (VA): Sergio Aguirre [email protected]
  17. Ron Johnson (WI): Lydia Westlake [email protected]
  18. John Barrasso (WY): Amber Bland [email protected]