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Jun 29, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Adams extols the virtues of the IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act
Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) delivered a floor speech about the IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act during the Congressional Black Caucus special order hour on infrastructure.
Jun 25, 2021 Press Release
The Data to Save Moms Act led by Rep. Sharice Davids and Social Determinants for Moms Act led by Rep. Lucy McBath considered in Health Subcommittee

WASHINGTON—Today, Black Maternal Health Caucus co-chairs Congresswomen Alma Adams (NC-12) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14) applauded the Energy and Commerce Committee for considering two bills included in the Black Maternal Hea

Jun 24, 2021 Press Release
The Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act restores critical, well-established workplace protections for older Americans that were weakened in 2009 by the Supreme Court.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), chair of the House Education & Labor Committee Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, voted for H.R.

Jun 24, 2021 Press Release
Transformative Legislation Expands and Strengthens SNAP Benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and U.S.

Jun 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) delivered a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives during a special order hour for Pride Month.

Jun 17, 2021 Press Release
Adams to join President Biden at the White House for Bill Signing

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will enter remarks on the passage of legislation making Juneteenth a federal holiday into the Congressional record. The legislation passed the Senate on Tuesday, and the House last night.

Jun 16, 2021 Press Release
HBCU Partnership Challenge grows to 62 companies and organizations

Washington, D.C. – Today, in advance of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus’ Diversity in Tech Summit, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC-12), and Rep.

Jun 16, 2021 Press Release
The annual 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.

Washington, D.C. – Today, the fourth annual Diversity in Tech Summit was hosted by the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus and Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC-12) founder and co-chair of the caucus. 

Jun 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host the fourth annual 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.

May 27, 2021 Press Release
The IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act has 29 cosponsors from both sides of the aisle.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) and Rep. French Hill (R-AR), announced 25 new cosponsors of the Institutional Grants for New Infrastructure, Technology, and Education for HBCU Excellence Act (IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act).

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