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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controlled by Brazile and the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), could sway the choice of a nominee and help decide who will face off against President George W.
Community Involvement: Dell has formed a number of partnerships with key multicultural organizations, including the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, National Urban League, United Negro College Fund and League of United Latin American Citizens.
6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones joined her colleagues Congressional Black Caucus Chair (CBC) Rep.
And because the Democrats failed to win control of the House of Representatives, the chance for members of the Congressional Black Caucus to gain chairmanships of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee and Judiciary Committee, as well as several important House subcommittees, was squandered.
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Washington is the former chair of the PA Legislative Black Caucus.
WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) announced today that Reps.
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.
16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) are expanding their partnership to increase the ability of Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDBs) to compete in a 21st century global economy.
Our August issue will also present our Congressional Black Caucus report card.
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.