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Racial Justice Forum

On August 18th, 2015, Congresswoman Barbara Lee hosted a successful community forum on racial justice at Brookins AME Church in Oakland. More than 800 people RSVPed for the event and a multiracial audience of more than 500 people attended. The event was also livestreamed via Periscope. This was a continuation of Congresswoman Lee’s town hall […]

Rep. Richmond Introduces the Youth Empowerment Strategy

Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) introduced the Youth Empowerment Strategy as part of his effort to provide more opportunities for youth across the country. The Youth Empowerment Strategy, made up of the Youth Summer Jobs and Public Service Act of 2015 and the Student Disciplinary Fairness Act of 2015 would expand summer job programs and take […]