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Jul 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), the founder and co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus, as well as a professor for four decades at Bennett College, released a statement applauding the accreditation of Bennett College.

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Jul 22, 2021 Press Release

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

Jul 21, 2021 Press Release

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

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

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 anchor.fm, Spotify, and anywhere you get your podcasts.

Jul 15, 2021 Press Release

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

Jul 14, 2021 Press Release

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 9, 2021 Press Release

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

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.

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In The News

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Despite calls from the Congressional Black Caucus and the United Negro College Fund, The National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference went on as scheduled, wrapping up last week in Arlington, Va.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

A capstone to this month’s inaugural HBCU Braintrust summit organized by HBCU alumna Congresswoman Alma Adams was the announcement of eight new members to the federal HBCU Caucus.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- For the first time, the North Carolina Congresswoman shares her famous hat collection.

Over the years, Rep. Alma Adams has become famous for her hats, first at the General Assembly in Raleigh and more recently in Washington, D.C., in the U.S. House. 

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as the administration faces criticism from those institutions of promises unkept.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Johnathan Holifield, a consulting firm co-founder and former National Football League player, was named Monday to lead the Trump administration’s initiative on historically Black colleges and universities.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Ronald Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, said he’s seen just what he expected to see so far from President Donald Trump’s initiative on historically black colleges and universities – nothing.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Congresswoman Alma Adams, Congressman Bobby Scott and Members of the Congressional Black Caucus to deliver remarks ahead of a roundtable with Historically Black Colleges And Universities (HBCU) Presidents and Chancellors to discuss House Democrats’ HBCU legislative priorities.  Below are the Leader’s remarks:

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as the administration faces criticism from those institutions of promises unkept.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

 

President Trump's pick to lead the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities fits the mold of many of the administration's key appointments.

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