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More than half (three out of five) of the seniors who qualify for food stamps don't get them. They either don't know they're eligible, feel too embarrassed to sign up or face transportation barriers getting to the enrollment office, say anti-hunger advocates.
The annual conference will be held September 17-19. The White House has confirmed that the conference will be going on despite many leaders asking for the events to be post postponed.
The months following a ceremony that would move the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities from the Education Department to the West Wing have been rife with controversy.
(AP) Yesterday, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) held a press conference at Time Out Youth, a local LGBTQ youth center in Charlotte, NC, to announce the introduction of the Youth Access to Sexual Health Services (YASHS) Act.
“They brought all those HBCUs to town. They took a picture in the Oval Office and then they did nothing,” said Rep. Cedric Richmond, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus.
Raleigh Little Theatre will present a post-show discussion featuring United States Congresswoman Alma S. Adams immediately after the 3:00 P.M. performance of "Crowns" on September 10th, 2017.
HRC hailed the introduction of the Youth Access to Sexual Health Services (YASHS) Act in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) to provide sexual health services to marginalized youth.
The White House has no plans to reschedule its conference for Historically Black Colleges and Universities scheduled for next month, despite calls from lawmakers and other leaders to postpone the event.
The United Negro College Fund added its voice Wednesday to calls from other supporters of historically black colleges for the White House to delay the HBCU Week conference set for September.