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Jul 23, 2021 Press Release
Episode 2 features a conversation with current HBCU Students from Fisk, Tuskegee, Morgan State, and Prairie View A&M.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus published this week's episode of their weekly podcast, The HBCU Caucus Podcast.” Episodes of the podcast are 
Jul 22, 2021 Press Release
" Passing the ALLIES Act is an urgent, responsible step to help our loyal partners and their families escape violence."

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) voted for H.R.

Jul 21, 2021 Press Release
Nationwide, up to 40 million tenants may be facing eviction or experiencing housing insecurity due to the combination of the affordable housing crisis and the economic repercussions of the pandemic

Charlotte – Yesterday Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) sent a letter to Chief District Court Judge Elizabeth Trosch, Mecklenburg County Sheriff Garry McFadden, and Mecklenburg County Clerk of Superior Court Elisa Chinn Gary asking for them to “do everything within [their] powers to effectively extend the eviction morat

Jul 20, 2021 Press Release
Adams’ letter requests equitable funding for the town in the final American Rescue Plan Act budget

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and Senator Natasha Marcus (NC-SD-41) sent a letter to the leadership of the North Carolina General Assembly asking for their support for the Town of Huntersville in the state budget.

Jul 16, 2021 Press Release
Episodes of the podcast are available at, Spotify, and anywhere you get your podcasts.

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus announced a new weekly podcast, “The HBCU Caucus Podcast.” Episodes of the podcast are available at, Spotify, and anywhere you get your podcasts.

Jul 15, 2021 Press Release
The Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus’ Partnership Challenge encourages participating organizations to make greater investments in HBCUs.

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), and Rep.

Jul 14, 2021 Press Release
Secretary Cardona and Congresswoman Adams discussed the Build Back Better agenda, a once-in-a-generation investment in our nation’s future.

CHARLOTTE – On Monday, July 12, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona travelled to Charlotte to discuss the Biden Administration’s plans to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and make long-term investments in our students and their futures. He was hosted at three different locations in Charlotte by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12).

Jul 12, 2021 Press Release
The IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act has 25 endorsing organizations and over 80 cosponsors from both sides of the aisle.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) and Rep.

Jul 9, 2021 Press Release
Secretary Cardona and Rep. Adams Highlight Support for HBCUs, Summer Enrichment with Visits to Johnson C. Smith University and Paw Creek Elementary School

CHARLOTTE - On Monday, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and U.S. Rep. Alma Adams of North Carolina will visit Johnson C. Smith University, tour the university’s Science Center, and participate in a roundtable discussion with students and education leaders.

Jul 8, 2021 Press Release
Hosted by Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus in the United States Congress, Secretary Becerra made three stops in Charlotte.

CHARLOTTE – On Wednesday, July 7, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra travelled to Charlotte to discuss President Biden’s agenda to Build Back Better from the COVID-19 pandemic and make long-term investments in our future, including through the American Families Plan.