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Sep 22, 2020 Press Release
Her amendments come after the broader National Apprenticeship Act (NAA) of 2020

Washington, D.C. - This week, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) introduced legislation to ensure that all Americans have equal access to apprenticeship programs that align with today’s workforce needs. This bill is part of the broader National Apprenticeship Act (NAA) of 2020.

Sep 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, in run-up to this week’s Third Annual, and first virtual, Diversity in Tech Summit, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced two new companies joining the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Partnership Challenge. 

Sep 18, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Tonight, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12)released the following statement on the passing of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

Sep 17, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Adams delivers floor speech in support of the Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-founder and co-chair of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, as well as chair of the House Education & Labor Committee Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, delivered remarks from the House floor in support of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act.

Sep 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) gavea speech from the House floor honoring Charlotte leader Sarah Stevenson, the first Black woman to serve on the Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board as well as the founder of the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum.

Sep 3, 2020 Press Release
"if mothers could meet current medical recommendations for breastfeeding, it would save the United States economy nearly $13 billion per year in pediatric health costs"

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), introduced a resolution, H. Res.

Aug 31, 2020 Press Release
"The 1890s" include the country's largest HBCU, North Carolina A&T

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced a resolution "expressing the sense of Congress that August 30, 2020, be observed as the 130th anniversary of the 1890 Institutions." Today, the 1890 Universities Foundation, with the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU), hosted a webinar to celebrate the anniversary and acknowledge

Aug 31, 2020 Press Release
Vanguard, Fifth Third Bank, and AMC Networks are joining the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus’ HBCU Partnership Challeng
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced three new companies joining the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Partnership Challenge. 
Aug 26, 2020 Press Release
“Small and mid-sized farms, and especially those operated by Black, Indigenous and other farmers of color, have been among those hardest hit by COVID-19," said Vice Chair Adams. "Many of these growers depend on direct marketing sales at farmers markets or to local schools and restaurants and have seen their revenue decline dramatically because of the pandemic."

WASHINGTON, D.C. – New legislation introduced by House Committee on Agriculture Vice Chair Alma Adams (NC-12) would help save the farmers, farms, and families hardest hit by COVID-19.

Aug 24, 2020 Press Release
DeJoy faces criticism for changes in postal operations at committee meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12)questioned Postmaster General Louis DeJoy at a meeting of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.