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April 2, 2015 Press Release

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications.  This announcement details about $85,384,729.55 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.

What is the funding process for federal grants?

September 12, 2014 Press Release

Today, Rep. Lewis attended a gathering at the White House in honor of the 20th anniversary of Americorps.  Americorps is a volunteer service organization  that engages more than 75,000 Americans to assist nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country. 

Since its inception in 1994, over 900,000 AmeriCorps members have given about 1.2 billion hours in service across America.

February 28, 2014 Press Release

Yesterday Rep. John Lewis attended a ceremony at the White House where President Barack Obama introduced his new initiative, My Brother's Keeper, a White House program serving young African American men and boys.  Rep. Lewis made these comments:

May 8, 2013 Press Release

 

Oversight Subcommittee Oversight Subcommittee Hearing on the IRS’s

Colleges and Universities Compliance Project

Committee on Ways and Means

(Remarks as Prepared)

I thank the Chairman for holding this hearing.  Today, we will review the results of an Internal Revenue Service project on colleges and universities. 

February 20, 2013 Federal Grant Announcements

FEDERAL GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT

February 20, 2013                                                                                                                                 Contact:  Brenda Jones

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                 (202) 226-4673

February 15, 2013 Press Release

                WASHINGTON—Today President Obama visited College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center in Decatur, Georgia.  Rep. Lewis was glad the President chose a school within the state to highlight his early childhood learning initiatives.  Congressman John Lewis made these comments about the President’s visit.

                “I was very pleased that President Obama used an early childhood education center in Georgia as a model for what an early investment in education can do. 

September 28, 2012 Federal Grant Announcements

 

FEDERAL GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT

September 28, 2012                                                                                                                              

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                 

September 20, 2012 Federal Grant Announcements

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications. This announcement details about $1.12 million in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.

What is the funding process for federal grants?

September 19, 2012 Press Release

Tomorrow Thursday September 20, Rep. John Lewis will host a discussion entitled “Cities in the 21st Century: Lessons from the Making of Modern Atlanta” at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 143-B, from 2-4 pm.

WHO:    Ambassador Andrew Young, Chair Andrew J. Young Foundation, Inc.

    The Honorable Shirley Franklin, former Mayor of Atlanta

    The Honorable Marc Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League

     Dr. Harvey K. Newman, Professor, Georgia State University

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