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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Representing the 30th District of TEXAS

Diversity

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Aug 9, 2017 Press Release

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:  

Mar 6, 2017 Press Release

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:  

Feb 21, 2017 Press Release

Dallas, TX - (Tuesday, February 21, 2017) – Yesterday, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted her 22nd Annual Prayer Breakfast at the Music Hall in Fair Park. This year’s keynote address was given by award-winning author and activist, Reverend Dr. Michael W. Waters. In her opening remarks, Congresswoman Johnson spoke about finding strength in prayer and the importance of prayer now more than ever. 

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:

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 20, 2017 Press Release

 Washington, DC - (Friday, January 20, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in support of the Women’s March in Dallas, Washington, D.C. and across the nation:

Jan 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - (Monday, January 16, 2017) -   Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in recognition of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the national day of service that is observed annually on the third Monday of January.

Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - (Wednesday, January 11, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after President Barack Obama’s farewell address to the nation:

“In his eight years serving as President of the United States, President Obama will be remembered as a visionary of hope and one who has been relentless in his efforts to represent and protect the rights of people from different backgrounds.