Washington, D.C. – Today is the Fourth Annual HBCU STEAM Day of Action, hosted by the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus and the Congressional STEAM Caucus. Over the past four years, the day has proven so successful that it has expanded to an entire week.
Washington, D.C. – The Fourth Annual HBCU STEAM Day of Action will be held virtually via Zoom throughout the week of March 8-12, 2021. The yearly event is hosted by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined House Democrats in passing H.R.
Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the passing of civil rights legend Vernon Jordan at the age of 85:
Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) urged passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 1280) this week.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the Fourth Annual HBCU STEAM Day of Action to be held virtually via Zoom throughout the week of March 8-12, 2021.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Vice Chair of the House’s Committee on Agriculture, introduced the Justice for Black Farmers Act of 2021, a comprehensive bill to address the sordid history of discrimination in federal agricultural policy, in the United States House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Early this morning, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) voted to pass H.R. 1319, The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
Charlotte – Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) pushed for a minimum wage increase on the House floor.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) voted to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, to ensure that all LGBTQ Americans are granted the full protections guaranteed by federal civil rights law.
In The News
Reps. Alma Adams and Mark Walker are sponsoring legislation that extends for two years hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for minority-serving institutions, including Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The current authorization for that money expires at the end of the month.
Following a House vote Tuesday to extend $255 million in spending for minority-serving colleges and universities, advocacy groups are urging the Senate to take action before the funding expires Sept. 30. On Tuesday evening, the House approved the chamber’s version of the bipartisan bill, sponsored by Rep. Alma Adams (D-N.C.) and Rep. Mark Walker (R-N.C.), on a voice vote.
Congresswoman Alma Adams speaks with Roland Martin on Roland Martin Unfiltered to discuss the FUTURE Act and what Congress is doing to protect funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
North Carolina Republican Rep. Patrick McHenry voted this week to ban drilling off Florida’s Gulf Coast, but he voted against a bill to prohibit drilling off of the coasts of North Carolina and other Atlantic states. The votes came as U.S. House lawmakers approved bipartisan legislation Wednesday that would block new offshore drilling off the majority of the U.S.
Congresswoman Alma Adams hosted her first annual HBCU Day to educate the community on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Over 20 HBCUs from across the Nation were present. Those in attendance had the opportunity to learn about the history, culture, admissions assistance and scholarship opportunities that HBCUs have to offer.
Congresswoman Alma Adams filed legislation in Washington, D.C. earlier this year that, if approved, would provide funding for restoration and preservation of historic African-American burial grounds.
Congresswoman Alma Adams held a community congressional listening session, Take It To The Hill, to give residents of the community an opportunity to speak with her directly about the issues and concerns they have.
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.
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.
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence weren’t the only dignitaries and other big names at evangelist Billy Graham’s funeral.