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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — The Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act, introduced by Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus and Congressman Mark Walker (NC-6) passed the House today with broad bipartisan support. 

 

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — The Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act, introduced by Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus and Congressman Mark Walker (NC-6) is scheduled for a vote on the House floor tonight.

 

Sep 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus announced the addition of seven new entities into its landmark HBCU Partnership Challenge (Challenge).

Aug 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – To commemorate Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, which symbolizes how long into 2019 Black women must work to make what white, non-Hispanic men made in 2018, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D.

Aug 16, 2019 Press Release

Charlotte, NC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to deny Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar from entering Israel:

 

Aug 6, 2019 Press Release

Charlotte, NC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) released the following statement on the death of author Toni Morrison.

 

Jul 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D.

Jul 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act:

 

Jul 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after voting in support of the resolution condemning President Trump’s racist comments directed at Members of Congress: 

 

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Mar 7, 2018 In The News

The Power Rising Summit took over Atlanta this past weekend with black women from all over the country coming to engage. The summit, planned for and by black women, was sold out and packed with celebrities, politicians and activists in attendance.

Mar 7, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — It took Rep. Alma Adams a few meetings to convince Bradley Byrne to partner with her three years ago and create a congressional caucus to advocate for black colleges and universities.

Mar 7, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence weren’t the only dignitaries and other big names at evangelist Billy Graham’s funeral.

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

The House of Representatives approved legislation today to reform how Congress handles reports of sexual harassmen

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus made a silent but strong statement during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address on Tuesday, wearing African kente cloth to protest disparaging remarks the president made about African nati

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

Teacher shortages are common across the United States. However, there are several high-need areas where this shortage is most profound.

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus and the ranking Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on the Judiciary want to censure President Trump for his remarks denigrating Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries. “We were deeply disturbed and offended by President Trump’s remarks regarding Haiti and African countries,” U.S. Rep.

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

The ruling came late Tuesday from a panel of three federal judges: North Carolina’s congressional district maps were found, yet again, to be unconstitutional.

District maps were redrawn in 2011 after the release of 2010 census data.

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

With the mission of expanding opportunities for established business owners and entrepreneurial aspirants, Black Enterprise came to Charlotte to kick off the Entrepreneurs Summit, which will be held June 6-9, 2018, at the city’s convention center.  A mix of media outlets as well as scores of entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, and government officials, including Mayor Vi Lyles, assembled at

Feb 7, 2018 In The News

Farm and nutrition groups were slow to react to the farm bill and legislative principles Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue released.

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