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Black Voice News: President Obama Asks for Support of Black Male Initiative, California Endowment Answers Call
The foundation’s $50 Million program to boost “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative in California, leading other organizations with the largest contribution so far
Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement today on Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD’s) decision to fill the current board vacancy via a special election in lieu of an appointment.
Representative Karen Bass released the following statement today on Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD’s) upcoming decision on how to fill the vacant seat following the passing of Board Member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte.
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) announced that she has joined with Congressman Danny Davis (D-IL) and Bobby Scott (D-VA) in introducing legislation that will open up affordable college education to tens of thousands of American students.
Rep. Bass introduced the "Stopping Unfair Collateral Consequences from Ending Student Success Act" (SUCCESS Act) to prevent an unnecessary law and collateral consequences from affecting students access to federal financial aid.
Rep. Karen Bass joined Reverend Al Sharpton to discuss proposed cuts to the social safety net & GOP leaders who claim that most poverty is the result of "poor personal decision-making."
When it comes to standing up for our youth, we have a moral obligation to not only make the process of governing work, but also to ensure that it works to the benefit of those most in need.
Congresswoman Karen Bass issued the following statement in response to Senate passage of legislation to address the doubling of interest rates on Stafford student loans:
House Republican leaders returned to Capitol Hill Monday after a one-week break and immediately blamed Senate Democrats and the White House for a hike on interest rates for an estimated seven million students who plan to take out government-subsidized student loans this year.
As Congress struggles for a solution, the cost of borrowing has doubled. Rep. Karen Bass, who has been very vocal on student debt, criticized Republicans for holding a press conference instead of focusing on a workable solution.