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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Aug 8, 2018 Press Release

Greensboro, N.C. – Today, the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, led by Founder & Co-Chair Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D., announced the Inaugural Diversity in Tech Summit.

Aug 2, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, one week before the Inaugural HBCU Diversity In Tech Summit, the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Alma S. Adams (NC-12) along with caucus Member Rep.

Jul 30, 2018 Press Release

Charlotte, NC — Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) presented Patrick Hill with the “One Meck” Community Recognition Award. This award is presented to constituents who have exhibited exemplary character and service to improve the quality of life for the citizens of the 12th Congressional District.

Jul 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement today on the passing of former UNC President C.D. Spangler:

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Jul 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement today in support of the Aim Higher Act - a comprehensive reauthorization of the Higher Education Act that reflects Democrats’ vision for an accessible, affordable higher education system.

Jul 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) and House Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) Committee Ranking Member Rep. Elijah Cummings (MD-07) co-led a letter along with twenty-five Members of Congress requesting Committee Chairman Gowdy convene a hearing to examine the Trump Administration’s poor record on diversity in the federal workforce.

Jul 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (D-NC) released the following statement after they introduced the bipartisan H.R.

Jul 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— This week, two House subcommittees held a hearing focused on improving the certification process for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs).

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Rep. Adams released the following statement after being selected to serve on the House-Senate Conference Committee to work with members of the Senate to reconcile the respective farm bills and present a final version for a full vote. Rep. Adams joins 17 other House Democrats appointed by Leader Pelosi to serve on this committee.

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In The News

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Eight new members have been named to the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus during last week’s National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Today, House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Vice-Ranking Member Alma Adams (D-NY) held a roundtable to discuss private sector entrepreneurial development programs, and, specifically, the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Despite calls from the Congressional Black Caucus and the United Negro College Fund, The National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference went on as scheduled, wrapping up last week in Arlington, Va.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

A capstone to this month’s inaugural HBCU Braintrust summit organized by HBCU alumna Congresswoman Alma Adams was the announcement of eight new members to the federal HBCU Caucus.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- For the first time, the North Carolina Congresswoman shares her famous hat collection.

Over the years, Rep. Alma Adams has become famous for her hats, first at the General Assembly in Raleigh and more recently in Washington, D.C., in the U.S. House. 

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as the administration faces criticism from those institutions of promises unkept.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Johnathan Holifield, a consulting firm co-founder and former National Football League player, was named Monday to lead the Trump administration’s initiative on historically Black colleges and universities.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Ronald Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, said he’s seen just what he expected to see so far from President Donald Trump’s initiative on historically black colleges and universities – nothing.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Congresswoman Alma Adams, Congressman Bobby Scott and Members of the Congressional Black Caucus to deliver remarks ahead of a roundtable with Historically Black Colleges And Universities (HBCU) Presidents and Chancellors to discuss House Democrats’ HBCU legislative priorities.  Below are the Leader’s remarks:

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