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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Last October, the publication reached out to the communications departments at the University of Texas at Austin (UT) and Houston-Tillotson University (HT), a historically black campus, to find students to cover the Texas Legislative Black Caucus, which took place at the end of February this year.
The President made the call when he addressed a delegation of United States Congressional Black Caucus, led by Mrs Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, called on him at the Jubilee House in Accra.
ANNAPOLIS Leaders of Maryland's Legislative Black Caucus announced Monday that many of their members will support Del.
The Aging and Public Health Section, Disability Section, Medical Care Section and Black Caucus of Health Workers are all looking back on their histories of advocacy and activism in the name of public health.
Mr Jasper - a press officer for Momentum Black Caucus and the former race and equalities adviser to Ken Livingston - has since deleted the post.
The retailer, based in Bentonville, said Tuesday that the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute will each receive three-year, $1 million grants that will go toward paid congressional internships, housing, monthly stipends, professional development and leadership training.
The Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani met on Friday with members of the Congressional Black Caucus Cedric Richmond, Hank Johnson, Sheila Jackson Lee, Al Green, Bonnie Watson Coleman, Maxine Waters, Barbara Lee, Joyce Beatty and Bennie Thompson at the residence of HH the Emir in Washington.
In addition, the Black Caucus of the GFOA hosted a lunch where standing committee members heard from the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Executive Director Fabrice Coles speak about CBC's priorities in the coming year.
Deanna Maher, 77, who ran a Michigan office for Conyers from 1997 to 2005, told The Associated Press Tuesday that the first incident occurred in 1997 during a three-day Congressional Black Caucus event in Washington, which she said she "felt honored" to attend.
FINRA's Office of Dispute Resolution is holding an arbitrator and mediator recruitment event at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference in Washington Sept.