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Jun 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, on the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) as an original cosponsor of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, which would make Juneteenth a federal holiday. 

Jun 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) is searching for the next student app developer in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.

Jun 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - This week, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) led a letter calling on the leaders of the United States Senate to extend Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits for school children. Adams is joined on the letter by Representatives G. K.

Jun 17, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE - Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced a video commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Charleston shooting and celebrating the lives of the Charleston Nine this morning.

Jun 15, 2020 Press Release
"Across our country, chemical agents are being used on protesters who are predominately peaceful. Entire groups of protesters are being made to choke on gas, as well as being subjected to pepper balls and pepper spray, for the actions of a few protesters," said Congresswoman Adams. "Over the past month, protesters were often the victims of indiscriminate force. On many occasions, they couldn’t breathe." "The Right to PROTEST Act makes such indiscriminate use of chemical agents a federal crime, holding all police departments nationwide accountable. We cannot lose the trust of the public by inflicting indiscriminate punishments without judge, jury, or trial," concluded Adams.
Jun 12, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released a video celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month, which is celebrated nationwide during the month of June.

Jun 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) joined over 100 Members of Congress as a cosponsor of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. The bill is led by Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass, Senator Cory A. Booker, Senator Kamala D. Harris Chair, and House Judiciary Chair Jerrold Nadler.

Jun 4, 2020 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), writing in an op-ed exclusive to the Charlotte Observer and McClatchy, called for immediate, substantial reforms to police departments across the country:

Jun 3, 2020 Press Release

 

 

CHARLOTTE – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to recent incidents involving tear gas in Charlotte, Washington, D.C., and across the country: 

Jun 2, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Alma Adams (NC-12), and Ilhan Omar (MN-05), in partnership with Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), introduced 

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Sep 29, 2017 In The News

More than half (three out of five) of the seniors who qualify for food stamps don't get them. They either don't know they're eligible, feel too embarrassed to sign up or face transportation barriers getting to the enrollment office, say anti-hunger advocates.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

The annual conference will be held September 17-19. The White House has confirmed that the conference will be going on despite many leaders asking for the events to be post postponed.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News

The months following a ceremony that would move the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities from the Education Department to the West Wing have been rife with controversy.

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 28, 2017 In The News

(AP) Yesterday, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) held a press conference at Time Out Youth, a local LGBTQ youth center in Charlotte, NC, to announce the introduction of the Youth Access to Sexual Health Services (YASHS) Act.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

“They brought all those HBCUs to town. They took a picture in the Oval Office and then they did nothing,” said Rep. Cedric Richmond, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

Raleigh Little Theatre will present a post-show discussion featuring United States Congresswoman Alma S. Adams immediately after the 3:00 P.M. performance of "Crowns" on September 10th, 2017.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

HRC hailed the introduction of the Youth Access to Sexual Health Services (YASHS) Act in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) to provide sexual health services to marginalized youth.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

The White House has no plans to reschedule its conference for Historically Black Colleges and Universities scheduled for next month, despite calls from lawmakers and other leaders to postpone the event.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

The United Negro College Fund added its voice Wednesday to calls from other supporters of historically black colleges for the White House to delay the HBCU Week conference set for September.

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