Congressional Black Caucus


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Congressional Black Caucus,

organization of African-American members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Founded in 1970, it addresses legislative concerns of African Americans and other minority citizens, such as employment, welfare reform, minority business development, and expanded educational opportunities. The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (est. 1976) conducts research on issues affecting African Americans, publishes a yearly report on key legislation, and sponsors issue forums, leadership seminars, and scholarships.
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Now is not the time for Congress to increase competition for scarce jobs by adding millions more workers through legalization," said Frank Morris, Alliance leader, and former Executive Director of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.
The Senate Gang of Eight's immigration bill is not only impractical, but immoral," said Frank Morris, Council leader, and former Executive Director of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.
Aid, in the form of food, clothing, personal care items, transportation, and counseling and basic health exams is being furnished directly to evacuees by volunteers among ABC members and staff, through its ABC Hurricane Relief Fund, together with National Medical Association, Atlanta Metro Concerned Black Clergy and CHOICES churches in Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, and Phoenix, and the Congressional Black Caucus.
21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) and its longstanding partner - the Congressional Black Caucus Spouses - will recognize the decades-long musical contributions of "the mighty, mighty O'Jays," as well as students pursuing careers and opportunities in the performing and visual arts from 8:00 p.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation initiative, cosponsored by State Farm, Freddie Mac, the National Association of Home Builders, and the ING Foundation, targets historically black colleges and universities and community colleges in CBC member districts where there are no HBCUs.
NEW YORK -- Participants in the prestigious Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Internship Program attended a reception held at New York Life Insurance Company on Friday, July 22, 2005.
17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance received the Leadership in Advocacy Award at today's forum of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust in Washington D.
The Congressional Black Caucus, the National Urban League, the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, and the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation are part of the Unity04 campaign, a coalition of more than 130 organizations planning to safeguard voters in the wake of the worst election scandal in history.
He had informed several members of Congress of the inquiry in letters and discussed the issue with members of the Congressional Black Caucus on Thursday.
Cooper served as the administrator of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation from 1986 to 1990.
17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) today announced that President Barack Obama will speak during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 40th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner.
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation hosted members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus in a small beach resort in Puerto Rico in October 2003.

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