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Jun 29, 2021 Press Release
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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

 - 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

WASHINGTON — The White House announced Monday that former Cincinnati Bengals running back and tech entrepreneur Johnathan Holifield will lead its initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, a move that garnered praise from some who had expressed concern over the Trump administration's commitment to those schools.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Rep. Alma Adams said it’s merely a coincidence that she’s revving up her activity on historically black colleges and universities next week at the same time President Donald Trump is scaling back his.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Ini

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Congressional Democrats, led by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), the ranking member on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, recently hosted a forum on Capitol Hill titled “Affirmative Action, Inclusion, and Racial Climate on America’s Campuses.”

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The presidents of historically black colleges and universities are making their second visit to the White House this year amid strains with the Trump administration over promises unkept.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

Now that Congress is back in session, there are plenty of issues that lawmakers must address, including raising the national debt ceiling; financial relief for Texas after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey; and paying for that wall President Trump still insists Mexico will ultimately underwrite, one way or another.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

North Carolina has the nation’s seventh-highest number of young, undocumented immigrants granted deferrals from deportation under a policy that President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will end.

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