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DALLAS, TX – Earlier this week, Congresswoman Johnson hosted her Annual Youth Summit and Diversity Dialogue at the Meadows School of Art on the campus of Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, TX. The Summit brought together students from various ethnicities, religions, and cultures across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and local experts in the fields of diversity and inclusion, mindfulness, and conflict resolution:
Congresswoman Johnson attended the Tribute 7/7 event to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Dallas Shooting that killed five police officers during the gathering of a peaceful protest on July 7,2016. Family and friends of the officers were presented with official Congressional Record Statements in recognition of their dedication and service to our community. To view all pictures, click here.
DALLAS, TX – Today, Congresswoman Johnson released the following statement in remembrance of last year’s shooting in downtown Dallas, in which 5 police officers were violently killed:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced that the City of Duncanville was awarded $128,746 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The funds will be used toward the City's improved response capabilities and to more effectively protect the health and safety of the public and emergency response personnel:
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Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated.
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson will host the 14th Annual Math and Science Lecture Series on Friday, March 24th, at 9:30am CST at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center. Speakers will include Dr. Walter Voit, Associate Professor of Material Sciences and Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas; and Dr. Russell Stoneback, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today released the following statement after the White House makes second attempt at addressing immigration and travel ban via Executive Order: