Briana Smith shadows Rep. Bass during "Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day"

More than 60 youth came to Capitol Hill for the 4th Annual "Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day" in order to raise awareness about young people in foster care.
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Congressional Conversation Series: Cheviot Hills/Beverlywood

On April 12, dozens of consituents in the Cheviot Hills & Beverlywood neighborhoods joined Rep. Karen Bass for a small community meeting.
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Congress in your Community: Breakfast with Congressmember Karen Bass

On Saturday, March 14, Crenshaw/Baldwin Hills residents joined Rep. Karen Bass for a small meeting at Buffalo Wild Wings to discuss issues in their community.
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Moderated Debate in Culver City

On Thursday, March 12, hundreds of residents joined Rep. Karen Bass to hear distinguished panelists debate the President Obama's request that Congress authorize the use of military force to degrade and defeat ISIL.
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Jun 20, 2015 Event

Please join Rep. Karen Bass for a small meeting with your neighbors in Mid-City.

Bipartisan legislation introduced to help Millennium Challenge Corp. more effectively combat global poverty

May 26, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the Africa Subcommittee, today joined House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and Ranking Member Elliot Engel (D-N.Y.) in introducing H.R. 2571, the "Millennium Compacts for Regional Economic Integration (M-CORE) Act." This legislation would update and provide the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) with the authority to develop up to one additional compact agreement with a partner country to spur regional economic development at the same time with the goal of regionally integrating development projects and expanding the organization’s impact.

Roll Call: Foster Youth Shadow Day Shows Power of Personal Stories

May 21, 2015 News Article

Rep. Karen Bass took to the House floor Wednesday for a one-minute speech, standing next to a picture of a smiling young woman. That same young woman sat in the gallery above as Bass told her story.

Rep. Karen Bass teams up with former foster youth for 4th Annual "Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day"

May 20, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles’ Briana Smith went to Capitol Hill to spend the day with Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif) for the 4th Annual "Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day." On May 20, Ms. Smith joined more than 60 other foster youth alumni from across the country who traveled to Washington to shadow members of Congress to get a behind-the-scenes look at the House of Representatives and to share their experiences in the child welfare system as a way to influence policy around foster care.

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May 21,2015
Rep. Karen Bass took to the House floor Wednesday for a one-minute speech, standing next to a picture of a smiling young woman. That same young woman sat in the gallery above as Bass told her story.
Mar 26,2015
In the tradition of town hall meetings, Congresswoman Karen Bass, whose district includes Culver City, held a town meeting on March 12 to present arguments involving authorization of the use of military force (AUMF) against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as ISIS.
Oct 16,2014
A trio of House Democrats—including Rep. Karen Bass—concerned that there are not enough healthcare workers in Liberia called Wednesday for President Obama to allow U.S. troops to provide direct care to Ebola patients.
Oct 16,2014
At a community town hall meeting at Holman United Methodist Church, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson of the African Union Commission, told residents she and other African leaders wanted to change the world’s viewpoint of Africa.
Oct 15,2014
A trio of House Democrats is calling on President Obama to allow U.S. troops in West Africa to provide direct care to Ebola patients.