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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Women's Issues

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October 3, 2019 In The News

Joe Madison invited Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence of Michigan to discuss the nearly $10 million grant for the city of Detroit, which will address the dangers of lead-based paint in peoples homes. 

September 30, 2019 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) has scheduled a Town Hall meeting in Detroit’s Corktown community on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) facility located at 1680 Michigan Avenue from 6:00pm – 7:30pm.

 

September 30, 2019 Event

Please join Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence as she hosts this year's Women's Reource Fair. Resources include: Healthcare, Childcare Assistance, Community and Employment Resources, and Much More.

September 27, 2019 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) will hold a “Women’s Resource Fair,” on Monday, September 30, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Christian Tabernacle Church, 26555 Franklin Road in Southfield.

 

September 26, 2019 In The News

Black women have a reputation for putting in work when it comes to their careers. Whether it’s being one of the most educated groups in the country or making up the majority of the Black labor force in the U.S., we’re continuing a legacy of leading organizations and companies with our talents. However, while we sometimes make it look easy, that doesn’t mean it actually is. A staggering pay gap, intersectional racism and sexism, and for some the demands of being working moms, all play a role in giving us hurdles to clear.

September 20, 2019 In The News

On Friday, October 11, 2019 from 11:30am-1:30pm, Washtenaw Community College’s Morris Lawrence Center, will serve as a fitting back drop for Black Women in Michigan Politics (BWIMP) as they host their inaugural Annual Luncheon. This non-partisan event is designed to celebrate, encourage, support and spotlight African American women who serve in all phases of Michigan’s political landscape. The event will feature lunch, music, entertainment and a dynamic panel of black women in Michigan politics who embody leadership that is worthy of acclaim.

July 22, 2019 Event

Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) hosts Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi to Detroit for the arm chair discussion “Woman to Woman: The Speaker in the House” about those issues that concern the women of Michigan and across the country.

Special Invited Guest: Nancy Pelos, Speaker of the House 

Detroit Club 

712 Cass Ave. 

Detroit, MI 48226

 

July 20, 2019 Press Release

Detroit, MI- Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) welcomes Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi to Detroit for the arm chair discussion “Woman to Woman: The Speaker in the House” about those issues that concern the women of Michigan and across the country on Monday, July 22, 2019 at 10:45 a.m. at the Detroit Club, 712 Cass Avenue.

July 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), issued the following statement today after voting for Congressman Tom Malinowski’s resolution to condemn the racist and xenophobic language used by President Trump in attacking Members of Congress:

 

“I am absolutely appalled at the behavior of the person who currently occupies the Oval Office. His condescending, racist, and xenophobic comments have no place in a civilized society.

 

May 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the leadership of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) and the Pro-Choice Caucus (PCC) hosted a press conference to denounce to the current legal attack against women in America, including low income women, people of color, the LGBTQ community, and young people.