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May 10, 2021 Press Release
The IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act is the most transformative legislation for HBCUs ever

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams’ (D-NC)Institutional Grants for New Infrastructure, Technology, and Education for HBCU Excellence Act (IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act) is receiving high praise in Washington, D.C. and beyond.

May 7, 2021 Press Release
The IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act represents the largest federal investment in the history of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC), Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), and Representative French Hill (R-AR) announced the Institutional Grants for New Infrastructure, Technology, and Education at HBCUs Act (IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act).

May 6, 2021 Press Release
Across the country, there are nearly 40,000 local pharmacies, more than 650 community health centers and hundreds of community vaccination centers and mobile clinics where Americans can get a shot. These new vaccine finder tools make it quicker and more convenient than ever to make an appointment.

CHARLOTTE – Today, Rep.

Apr 28, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Adams reflects on President Biden’s plans to build back better

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress:

Apr 27, 2021 Press Release
Debra Weeks will represent the outstanding work done by Mecklenburg County’s non-profit community to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and build North Carolina back better

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced that Debra Weeks, Chief Executive Officer of the C.W. Williams Community Health Center, will be her guest for President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, April 28. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, guests will attend virtually this year.

Apr 26, 2021 Press Release
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) hosted a virtual roundtable discussion with Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04), and Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) on the status of Black maternal health in our country. The Members were joined by public health experts and representatives from women’s health and women's rights advocacy groups from Maryland.

WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) hosted a virtual roundtable discussion with Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04), and Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) on the status of Black maternal health in our country.

Apr 26, 2021 Press Release
On Monday, April 26 at 10:30 a.m., Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) will lead a virtual roundtable with Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12), Rep. Lauren Underwood (IL-14), and Rep. Anthony Brown (MD-04) on the status of Black maternal health in our country.

WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday, April 26 at 10:30 a.m., Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) will lead a virtual roundtable with Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12), Rep. Lauren Underwood (IL-14), and Rep.

Apr 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on today’s guilty verdicts in the trial of Derek Chauvin:

Apr 20, 2021 Press Release
The HBCU Partnership Challenge is an effort to promote greater engagement and support between private companies and HBCUs.

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

Apr 19, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on Vice President Kamala Harris' visit to North Carolina in support of President Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan

Greensboro, N.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on Vice President Kamala Harris' visit to North Carolina in support of President Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan:

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