ZOOM – This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a virtual "HBCU Day" event at 12 Noon on Saturday, Oct. 24. The event will celebrate Historically Black Colleges and Universities, is open to the public, and is open press.
CHARLOTTE – Next week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a "Voting in 2020" virtual event at 6 PM on Wednesday, Oct. 21, as well as a "HBCU Day" virtual event at 12 Noon on Saturday, Oct. 24. Both events are open to the public and open press.
CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on the court decision to end the Census count early on October 15:
WASHINGTON – Today, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Chair Alma Adams (NC-12) and Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Robert C.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) is hard at work in Washington fighting for the approximately 1,000 local airline employees who lost their jobs in October, as well as the thousands more who face an uncertain future.
CHARLOTTE— Congresswoman Alma Adams will host a 12th Congressional District Military Service Academy Day tomorrow, Saturday, October 10th at 10:00 AM.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) honored Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the floor of the United States House of Representatives, reiterating her call to let the people decide before picking a Supreme Court Justice.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) honored North Carolina state Senator Katie Dorsett and state Representative Mary McAllister on the floor of the United States House of Representatives. Both women passed away earlier this year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) is urging the United States Senate, including the most ineffective Senate leader of all time, Mitch McConnell, to take up and pass the new Heroes Act:
Washington, D.C. – Last week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) hosted the third annual, and first virtual, Diversity in Tech Summit. The Summit brings together private sector, government, and education leaders to address and ultimately improve the representation of Black Americans and people of color, including women of color, in the tech sector.
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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.