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Congresswoman Karen Bass and Van Jones Speak at the People Power Convention
June 19, 2019
On June 8th, many South L.A. residents came together at Los Angeles Trade Technical College for the 4th annual People Power Convention hosted by Community Coalition. The convention is a mass organizing event where residents learn about educational equity, justice reinvestment, art activism, and unified voting power. ... read more »
Rep. Bass, Bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth Host 100+ Foster Youth For 8th Annual Shadow Day
June 5, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) and the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth (CCFY) hosted more than 100 current and former foster youth from across the country as part of the 8th Annual Foster Youth Shadow Day in Washington, ... read more »
Rep. Karen Bass and Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Assist With Transition In Child Welfare Funding
May 15, 2019
  WASHINGTON –  Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, along with colleagues in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, ... read more »
South L.A. Celebrates Barack Obama Boulevard
May 9, 2019
Thousands of people converged on South Los Angeles to witness the renaming of Rodeo Road to President Barack Obama Boulevard. The daylong street festival, highlighted with music, ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus Calls Out NRA President Meadows For Attack on Rep. Lucy McBath
May 7, 2019
As  ...  in the news, during an interview with Marietta Daily Journal on May 5, 2019, NRA President Carolyn Meadows stated CBC Member Congresswoman Lucy McBath won her congressional seat because she is a “minority female.” Congresswoman Karen Bass, ... read more »
Rep. Karen Bass Statement on the Passing of Icon John Singleton
May 1, 2019
LOS ANGELES – Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement in recognition of the life lived by John Singleton. ... “John Singleton was a native son of South Los Angeles who included our community in his prolific success. ... read more »
Cummings, Nadler, Bass, and Booker Reintroduce the Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment Act
May 1, 2019
AP Photo Washington, D.C. (April 30, 2019) – Today, Representatives Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform; Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary; ... read more »
L.A. Sentinel Hosts Conversation on Advancing Black America Featuring CBC Chairwoman Karen Bass
April 18, 2019
The topic of discussion for the evening — advancing Black America during a pivotal moment in Congress ... read more »
The Black Caucus Responds to President Trump’s Reckless Attack on Rep. Ilhan Omar
April 15, 2019
Rep. Ilhan Omar The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) released the following statement criticizing President Donald Trump’s despicable attack on Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) by tweeting a video accusing the Congresswoman of supporting terrorist responsible for the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. ... read more »
Congressmember Karen Bass Enters Legacy Lived And Left By Nipsey Hussle Into The Congressional Record
April 10, 2019
  WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), spoke on the House Floor shortly prior to entering Nipsey Hussle’s contributions to South Los Angeles into the Congressional Record. ... read more »
Rep. Karen Bass Statement On The Murder Of Nipsey Hussle
April 1, 2019
LOS ANGELES, CA — Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement after Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in front of several stores he owned, ... read more »
UNCF Celebrates 75 Years of Investing in Better Futures at National DC Gala
March 15, 2019
During an historic night—in more ways than one—UNCF (United Negro College Fund) celebrated its 75th anniversary at its national UNCF “A Mind is…” Gala in Washington, DC, March 7. The event helped the storied organization reach new fundraising heights, raising more than it ever has during a single event—$3.4 million—for UNCF’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The event, whose title echoes the group’s iconic motto, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste,”® celebrated the founding of the organization by Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) president Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson with backing from corporate leaders led by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and Coca Cola President Robert W. Woodruff. ... read more »
Karen Bass Responds To Trump FY2020 Budget Proposal
March 13, 2019
WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement after the White House released its FY2020 budget. ... read more »
Black Caucus Responds To Trump’s National Emergency Declaration
February 15, 2019
Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) WASHINGTON – Today, the Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), issued the following statement after President Trump declared a national emergency to build his border wall. ... read more »
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