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Rep Frederica Wilson
Former educator & state legislator; founder & chair of FL Ports Caucus; founder of 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project; ?
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It was a pleasure to meet with representatives of the ’s Business Connect Initiative who came in to update me on the league’s efforts to engage with minority-owned businesses in Miami ahead of Super Bowl LIV.
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Thanking for her tireless leadership to empower the Haitian diaspora to speak truth to power.
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We cannot remain silent when thousands of children in Haiti are unable to go to school and more than 3 million people are experiencing a hunger crisis. We must support the people of as they fight to heal their nation.
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Merci mille fois to Leonie Marie Hermantin for traveling to Capitol Hill to testify before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the crisis in Haiti.
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“Today, I am proud to stand in strong support of America’s students with the . Millions of our nation’s best and brightest rely on funding to create pathways into STEM careers & Congress must work as one to protect the futures of its !
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Must-watch TV: Miami resident Leonie Marie Hermantin testifies before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the crisis in Haiti.
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Rep Frederica Wilson Dec 9
My commitment to the movement burns as brightly as it did 5 years ago. We must not allow the 112 still-missing to be forgotten.
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Rep Frederica Wilson Dec 7
Thank you to these and many more of my colleagues in Congress who continue to champion the movement.
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Rep Frederica Wilson Dec 7
Happening next Tuesday: the House Committee on Foreign Affairs will hold a hearing on assessing U.S. policy toward Haiti with witness testimony from Miami Haitian community leader Leonie Marie Hermantin.
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Rep Frederica Wilson Dec 6
Replying to @RepWilson
“When we wear red, we’re not just advocating for the Chibok girls, we’re advocating for women and girls all across the world because we know that education is the key to moving girls forward.”
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Rep Frederica Wilson Dec 6
Replying to @RepLoisFrankel
“I want to say to Patience that the Chibok girls are our girls, too,” said
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Rep Frederica Wilson Dec 6
Replying to @IamIshaSesay
“I was raised in Sierra Leone during my formative years by a mother who didn’t set limitations on me and I’ve used a lot of that bravery she instilled in me to stay on top of this story and to fight for the girls. It’s shaped me into the woman I am today,” said
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Rep Frederica Wilson Dec 6
Replying to @RepWilson
“The efforts of Congresswoman Wilson and her colleagues has given me such a source of great pride and hope,” said Patience, a former Chibok Girl
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Rep Frederica Wilson Dec 6
Replying to @RepLawrence
“We know that the girls were trying to attend school and northeastern Nigeria is one of the highest out-of-school populations so we still have work to do,” said
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Rep Frederica Wilson Dec 6
This week, I hosted a forum entitled "Educate a Girl, Empower a Nation," where I was joined by colleagues, advocates, and a former Chibok girl for an engaging conversation on creating opportunities for women and girls across Africa and continuing the fight to .
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Rep Frederica Wilson Dec 6
The Supreme Court's Shelby County v. Holder decision gutting the Voting Rights Act has meant democracy denied for far too many eligible voters in America. Today, the House acted and passed the Voting Rights Advancement Act to !
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Rep Frederica Wilson Dec 6
Great news – , the Voting Rights Advancement Act, just passed the House! We are one step closer to restoring the Voting Rights Act to its full strength.
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Rep Frederica Wilson Dec 6
Yesterday, I hosted an event to highlight the continued importance of the fight to and what can be done to bring opportunities to women and girls across the African continent. ICYMI, you can watch the recording at: .
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