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Mayor Libby Schaaf and Congresswoman Barbara speak at recent event

400 High Tech Jobs Available Through New Obama Program

  President Obama this week announced 10 new TechHire Communities, including Oakland, which has committed to placing 400 individuals in paid internships or full-time jobs by the end of 2015.
From left, Tammy Spencer and Taron Bryant of 3D printer maker Type A Machines greet San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, and Congressman Steny Hoyer during a tour of the new Bay Area Advanced Manufacturing hub in San Leandro, Calif. BAAM is the world's largest cluster of 3D-printing-related companies under one roof. (Beck Diefenbach/Type A Machines)

Rep. Barbara Lee Promotes Innovative Manufacturing in San Leandro

Congresswoman Barbara Lee was in Leandro last week to promote innovative manufacturing in the East Bay. Speaking at the West Gate last Thursday at a “Make it in America” press event, Lee said, “Jump-starting the [...]

Congresswoman Lee Accepts “Live the Wage” Challenge

Congresswoman Barbara Lee has accepted the “Live the Wage” challenge hosted by the Raise the Wage Coalition. “I hope by accepting this challenge, I will bring greater attention to the need to raise the minimum [...]

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Announces $900K STEM Grant

Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) announced Alameda-based Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science (IWITTS) will receive a $899,841grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to increase enrollment and retention of women in community [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee.

Congresswoman Lee Applauds EPA’s Decision to Cut Power Plants Carbon Pollution

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) is praising the Environmental Protection Agency’s new carbon pollution standards for existing power plants. “The Obama Administration’s decision to begin cutting carbon emissions from power plants is an important step on [...]
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Barbara Lee Announces $16M in Federal Health Grants

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) announced this week that a total of $15,926,537 in Department of Health and Human Services grant funding to Bay Area community health care providers. These grants will allow Alameda County Health [...]

Congresswoman Lee Commemorates MLK’s Legacy

Congresswoman Barbara Lee joined hundreds of celebrants to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination and mark the reopening of the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn. Below are her remarks from the occasion:First, [...]
Photo courtesy of the Office of Congresswoman Barbara Lee.

Congresswoman Lee Joins National Day of Prayer to End Poverty

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) joined members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and interfaith leaders from around the country on Thursday on the Capitol Hill East Lawn for the first national CBC Day of Prayer [...]