Washington, DC – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson has introduced the Quality Higher Education Act (H.R. 4579), which enhances the accreditation system to ensure that colleges are graduating students with meaningful degrees and preparing them for workplace success.
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson will lead a congressional delegation to inspect the Homestead migrant detention facility and investigate the conditions under which detained migrant teenagers are living.
Washington, D.C. – When Alexandria Jones, 15, received an email announcing that she was the District 24 winner of this year’s Congressional Art Competition, she couldn’t believe her eyes. In fact, she didn’t even know she was a contender, because her art teacher, Mack Jackson IV, had submitted her entry without her knowledge.
Washington, D.C. -- Representatives Frederica Wilson (D-FL), Kathy Castor (D-FL), Lois Frankel (D-FL), Val Demings (D-FL), Alcee Hastings, (D-FL), Debbie Murcarsel Powell (D-FL), Darren Soto (D-FL), Donna Shalala (D-FL) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) have issued the following statement in response to violent protests in Haiti:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement in response to Judge Rodney Smith’s lifetime appointment to the federal bench:
Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 15, Congresswoman Frederica S.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement in response to Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan’s decision to not discipline senior officers in the botched Niger ambush:
MIAMI, FL – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson and former state senator Eleanor Sobel will hold a press conference on Friday, May 24, to release and distribute the Congressional Consortium for Safe Seniors’ Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response Guide and provide an update on the consortium’s work.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement in response to reports that the Trump administration plans to send Central American migrants to Florida:
Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson voted to pass H.R 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a major piece of legislation that addresses two top concerns of the American people – lowering prescription drug prices and defending vital protections for people with pre-existing conditions. This bill is a critical component of the For The People agenda.
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson celebrated the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project’s “Academic Signing Day” for the 2016 class on May 9 at Jungle Island.
Eighty-one graduating seniors, newly christened Wilson Scholars, put pen to paper and signed scholarships to the colleges or universities of their choice.
A new focus on the lives and well-being of at-risk boys and young men of color is taking shape in Congress, said Rep. Frederica S. Wilson, a Florida Democrat, who launched the new Congressional My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Caucus on May 17.
Rep. Frederica Wilson on Tuesday will bring together lawmakers and youth experts from Florida and beyond for a congressional forum on expanding opportunities for bl
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Marks Child Welfare Professionals Day — Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) held a news conference on May 9, to recognize and celebrate Child Welfare Professionals Recognition Day. The news conference, held on the grounds of the Judge Seymour Gelber and Judge William E.
MIAMI (WSVN) — Almost a hundred Miami-Dade high school seniors received scholarships for college, thanks to a special program.
Monday night, the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project held its prestigious annual Academic Signing Day at Jungle Island.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A local congresswoman shares her thoughts about a former Miami-Dade County commissioner found murdered in his Georgia home.
It was two years ago, April 14th to be exact, that the world witnessed the abduction of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls from their dormitory rooms at the hands of Boko Haram – a West African terrorist group that has lodged atrocities against its own people including the burning of children alive and sending teenaged girls on suicide bomb missions.But one member of Congress, a former principal and moth
With the U.S. State Department as their backdrop, Congresswoman Frederica S.
Although separated by thousands of miles, and vast political and cultural differences, one major commonality between the Chibok school girls and Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson is the idea that an education can change lives. Two years ago when she learned that the girls had been kidnapped on April 14, 2014 as punishment for seeking an education, Wilson was “both shocked and angry.”
United States House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi yesterday reaffirmed Capitol Hill’s support for finding the 219 schoolgirls who were abducted two years ago.
Alongside fellow members of Congress and girls who had escaped the 2014 kidnapping, Pelosi (D-Calif.) they repeated pledges to locate the girls and bring them to safety.