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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Representing the 30th District of TEXAS

Civil Rights

More on Civil Rights

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Johnson, a member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, released the following statement in honor of LGBT Pride Month. Each June, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community comes together to celebrate their courage, their identities, and their lives:

“This June, as we celebrate LGBT Pride Month let’s renew our fight to end discrimination against LGBT Americans,” said Congresswoman Johnson.   

May 27, 2017 Press Release

Dallas, TX – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted the Annual Youth Crime Prevention Summit at the Juanita J. Craft Recreation Center in Dallas, TX. The Summit brought together students from vulnerable and underserved populations in Dallas and local members of law enforcement, county judges, community/business leaders:  

Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman  Johnson released the following statement after it was reported that Jeff Sessions, current Attorney General lied under oath to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearings about meetings with Russian officials:

Feb 27, 2017 Photo Gallery
Feb 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - (Tuesday, February 21, 2017) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement as she signed onto the letter Representatives Crowley (D – NY) and Representative Murphy (D – Fl) are writing to the Department of Homeland Security [DHS], the Department of Justice [DOJ], and the Federal Bureau of Investigation in response to the recent threat on 11 Jewish Community Centers across the nation:

Feb 20, 2017 Event

On February 20th, 2017, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted the 22nd Annual State of the District Prayer Breakfast at the Music Hall at Fair Park.  This event was a special time for faith-based leaders to offer prayers for the citizens of North Texas and have a discussion on a wide range of subjects in order to foster learning, inspiration and collaboration to better serve our shared community.

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - (Thursday, February 16, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after President Trump refused to take the lead on inviting the Congressional Black Caucus  to meet with him at the White House:

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - (Tuesday, February 7, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the U.S. Secretary of Education:

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

Dallas, TX - (Sunday, January 29, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after detentions at Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport (DFW) and across the nation due to the unconstitutional Muslim ban:

“I stand in solidarity with the refugees, immigrants and their loved ones who are being banned from entering our country. This does not represent the America that is made up of immigrants or the values we cherish, one being freedom of religion.

Jan 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - (Monday, January 23, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after the Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss an appeal from Texas officials’ voter ID case: