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Congresswoman Karen Bass Continues the Fight to End Slave Auctions in Libya 
January 11, 2018
Since CNN’s International report exposed slave trading in Libya, Congresswoman Karen Bass and other members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have been among the many groups joining forces to bring about freedom and justice for slave trade victims. ... read more »
Libya Slave Trade, a Heinous Modern Day Slave Auction  
December 14, 2017
CBC joins Backlash against Libya Slave Trade  ... read more »
 Rep. Bass Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Libya Slave Trade 
December 7, 2017
Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) introduced a resolution that condemns the migrant slave auctions in Libya that were exposed in a recent CNN International report. ... read more »
Rep. Bass: Bill Handel Should Lose Job Over ‘Degrading, and Repulsive’ Remarks 
November 2, 2017
Rep. Karen Bass (D- Calif.) recently issued the following statement regarding radio host Bill Handel’s degrading remarks about her colleague, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson of Florida ... read more »
Forum Highlights Increased Engagement with Africa
October 5, 2017
Recently, Rep. Karen Bass hosted the Africa Braintrust at the 47th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. ... read more »
Jokes on Police Use of Force are no Laughing Matter  
August 3, 2017
Prior to the death of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Sandra Bland, Freddie Gray, Wakeshia Wilson, and Philando Castile, police brutality had been a heavy topic for Black America, dating back to historical events like the ‘1992 L.A. Uprising,’ the police beating of Rodney King, and the death of LaTasha Harlins. ... read more »
Bass Hosts Rep. Robin Kelly, on Black Women and Girls, for Roundtable Discussion in South Los Angeles
July 14, 2017
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) recently hosted Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) in Los Angeles for a roundtable discussion on Empowering Women and Breaking Down Barriers for Re-Entry. ... read more »
Congressmember Karen Bass Mobilizes and Organizes the African American Community to Resist Trump   
June 29, 2017
While Karen Bass continues to represent her district on Capitol Hill, she locally puts on her organizing hat to lead her community to resist the Donald Trump Administration through Sea Change, her Leadership PAC | FEC Committee and sits exclusively with the Sentinel to give us an update. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Statement on Trump’s “Stop Deciding To Be Poor” Budget
May 25, 2017
“The President’s ‘stop deciding to be poor’ approach to the budget is a fundamental misstep that would permanently cripple the most vulnerable communities in the short run and erode our country’s international leadership in the long run" ... read more »
Foster Care Counts Honored Foster Parents & Children At 9th Annual Foster Mother’s Day Celebration
May 18, 2017
Foster Care Counts welcomed over 2,500 foster youth and their families at a celebration designed to give back to foster parents who dedicate their lives to helping children. ... read more »
Rep. Bass hosts town hall on Trump accountability  
April 26, 2017
For Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) there is no special art to the congressional recess town hall meeting. ... read more »
Rep. Bass on Trumpcare 2.0, Border Wall: “Fasten Your Seatbelts”
April 21, 2017
On Friday, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) joined Chris Hayes and Rep. Denny Heck to discuss President Trump plans to introduce his revised healthcare plan during the week the budget is slated to expire. Watch the interview below. ... read more / watch video »
Burke, Bass & Lewis lead #EndChildPoverty rally in South L.A.
April 12, 2017
An all-star roster of politicians was in attendance to support the bill which was authored by Assemblymember Autumn R. Burke, in March of this year. ... read more »
Bass Hosts Immigration State of Emergency Town Hall Meeting
March 15, 2017
On March 13, Rep. Bass hosted a town hall meeting called “Immigration State of Emergency: Understanding Your Rights and Resources.” The meeting, which was attended by over 100 constituents, was held at the Community Coalition in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Remember That Time President Obama Went To Roscoe’s?
January 19, 2017
On the campaign trail for re-election in 2011, President Obama made a pit stop for some chicken and waffles ... read more »
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