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  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Helps Lead Major Legislation to Secure Pell Grant Program and Make College More Affordable for Low-Income Students
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a member of the House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee, joined several other members of Congress, including Congressmembers Susan Davis (CA-53) and Bobby Scott (VA-03) and Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) and Patty Murray (D-WA), in introducing the Pell Grant Preservation & Expansion Act today. The bill will expand and permanently safeguard the Pell Grant program, helping millions of low-income students offset... Read more

  • CONGRESSWOMAN LUCILLE ROYBAL-ALLARD ANNOUNCES 2017 STUDENT ART COMPETITION WINNERS
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) is pleased to announce the winners of the 24th Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition. “Once again, the students in this competition have displayed their great artistic talents by producing a range of striking and memorable works,” said Congresswoman Roybal-Allard. “I am so pleased to celebrate these students’ talents by serving as the honorary chair of this competition. The willingness of these students to share their art and their feeli... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates Year-Round Pell Grants’ Inclusion in Omnibus
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a leader in the fight to restore year-round Pell Grant funding, celebrated the inclusion of that funding in the Omnibus Appropriations Bill. “This is a tremendous victory for American students and their families,” said Congresswoman Roybal-Allard. “Pell Grants are our greatest federal tool for improving college access and affordability, and the omnibus’ reinstatement of year-round Pell Grant funding will give the program much-needed flexibility. Year-... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Announces Public Display of 2017 Student Art Competition Entries
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) has announced that the entries in the 24th Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition are now on public display at Commerce’s Citadel Outlets, in the lobby of 500 Citadel Drive. This exhibit of artworks by local high school students is open to the public Monday through Saturday from 8 AM to 7 PM through Thursday, May 4th. The winners of the art competition will be announced at a ceremony in May. WHAT: Public display of entries in the 24th Ann... Read more

  • Reps. Roybal-Allard and Sánchez Introduce Summer Pell Grant Legislation Restoring Full-Year Access
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Today, Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) led 62 of their fellow House Democrats in introducing the Affordability for Constant and Continual Education to Enhance Student Success (ACCESS) Act, which will restore the year-round eligibility for Pell Grants. This spring, Congresswoman Roybal-Allard will follow her introduction of this bill by joining with Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) to introduce a plan to protect and expand the Pell Grant program. “I am proud to... Read more

  • FEBRUARY 3, 2017 DEADLINE FOR THE 2017 LUCILLE ROYBAL-ALLARD STUDENT ART COMPETITION
    Posted in Press Releases on January 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announces the deadline for the 24th Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition is Friday, February 3, 2017, at 5:00 PM PST. The competition is open to all students in grades 9-12 who reside in the 40th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Bell, Bell Gardens, Commerce, Cudahy, Downey, Huntington Park, Maywood, Paramount, Vernon, and parts of Bellflower, East Los Angeles, Florence-Graham, South Los Angeles, and Walnut Park. “I c... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates South LA’s Promise Zone Designation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Labor and Economy, Economy, Education

    Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) was at Los Angeles Trade Technical College to celebrate the announcement that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has designated South Los Angeles as a Promise Zone. The designation means that the federal government will help South LA leaders implement a comprehensive strategy to create jobs and educational opportunities, reduce violent crime, and strengthen the local economy. This help will be provided through access to g... Read more

  • Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard Announces 2016 Student Art Competition Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) is pleased to announce the winners of the 23rd Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition. “It is a privilege to serve as honorary chair of this art competition,” said Congresswoman Roybal-Allard. “Year in and year out, this contest is a magnificent showcase for the creativity and potential of our local students. This competition also reminds us that arts education is critical to a young person's growth and development. Through the arts, stud... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads Planting of Memorial Tree for Rep. Edward R. Roybal at U.S. Capitol
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Civil Rights, Seniors, Housing, Education

    This afternoon, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) led the planting of a tree on the U.S. Capitol Grounds in honor of her father, the late Congressman Edward R. Roybal. The tree, a red oak (Quercus rubra), was planted on the south side of the U.S. House along Southwest Drive, near the intersection of Independence Avenue SW and South Capitol Street. Congressman Roybal served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1963 to 1993, and was one of the era’s leading congressional voices on h... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Announces U.S. Capitol to Plant Memorial Tree for Rep. Edward R. Roybal
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Civil Rights, Seniors, Housing, Education

    Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced that her father, the late Congressman Edward R. Roybal, will have a tree planted in his honor on the U.S. Capitol Grounds during a ceremony on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at 2:00 PM ET. The tree, a red oak (Quercus rubra), will be planted on the Capitol’s south side. Congressman Roybal served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1963 to 1993, and was one of the era’s leading congressional voices on health care, education, housing, ... Read more