Congressman Waxman Supports EMUS

STF delegation gains support from Congressman Henry Waxman.  Photo by Pam Bruns.
STF delegation gains support from Congressman Henry Waxman. Photo by Pam Bruns

March 18, 2014: Human Rights Watch Student Task Force members from Oakwood, Palisades Charter, Santa Monica, Sierra Canyon and Wildwood chapters met with Congressman Henry Waxman of the 33rd Districtand presented background about the End Military Use of Schools Campaign.

Following the presentation and discussion,  Congressman Waxman was photographed for EMUS andoffered to forward letters of support for EMUS to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of State John Kerry..

“I commend you all for your passion for human rights. It’s wonderful to see students connecting and advocating for other students (around the world)… I support your work,”  said Congressman Waxman before posing for a photo for the EMUS Tumblr page.

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