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Advisory: Congresswoman Alma Adams Holds Higher Education Press Call on Wednesday

Dec 14, 2020
Press Release
Adams will speak to successes in the 116th Congress, and plans for the next two years at 9:30 AM

NOTE: Due to a scheduling conflict, this press call is now at 9:30 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a higher education press call on Wednesday, December 16 at 9:30 AM EST. The call will cover topics ranging from successes in the 116th Congress; what teachers, students, and schools need before Congress goes home for the holidays; and what to look forward to in the next Congress and beyond. Congresswoman Adams will be joined by House Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03).

  • What: Education Press Call with Rep. Alma Adams & Chair Bobby Scott
  • When: 9:30 AM, Wednesday December 16 
  • Where: Zoom; Register Here

"From the FUTURE Act to the HBCU Partners Act and much more, I'm proud of what we've accomplished for higher education in the 116th Congress," said Congresswoman Adams. "However, there are many challenges ahead. We have to get the pandemic under control so students and educators can return to the classroom safely. We have to continue to address the educational equity gap that has been widened by COVID-19. Finally, we must continue to work for a public education system that opens doors of opportunity for all Americans."

Congresswoman Alma Adams represents North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District (Charlotte) and serves as Vice Chair of the House Committee on Agriculture. Additionally, she serves on the House Financial Services Committee and the House Education & Labor Committee, where she serves as Chair of the Workforce Protections Subcommittee. She is the co-founder and co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus.

NOTE: Due to a scheduling conflict, this press call is now at 9:30 AM