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  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Health, Civil Rights, Immigration, Labor and Economy, Education

    Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the first Mexican-American congresswoman and a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, released the following video in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgtqGHbZejY. “I am proud to take this Hispanic Heritage Month to salute the history and accomplishments of our Latino communities, both in my 40th Congressional District of California and across the country,” said Congresswoman Roybal-Allard. “While this is ... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Labor-HHS-Education/Defense Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Health, Immigration, Labor and Economy, Education

    Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a member of the Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee and a member of the conference committee for the Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act for 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act for 2019 (H.R. 6157), issued the following statement on H.R. 6157 as it passed the House of Representatives: “I support the conference report to accompany H.R. 6157, and I commend Ranking Members Nit... Read more

  • CONGRESSWOMAN LUCILLE ROYBAL-ALLARD ANNOUNCES 25TH ANNUAL STUDENT ART COMPETITION WINNERS
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) is pleased to announce the winners of the 25th Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition. “It is always a joy to honor the great work of our 40th District student artists at the Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition,” said Rep. Roybal-Allard. “They have dazzled us with their talent, and we are grateful to them for their courage and willingness to share that talent with our community. To every one of them, we offer our most sincere th... Read more

  • Reps. Roybal-Allard & Ros-Lehtinen Introduce DREAM Act of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration, Labor and Economy, Education

    Today, Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) introduced the DREAM Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill allowing certain U.S.-raised immigrant youth to earn lawful permanent residence and American citizenship. These young people, known as DREAMers, have lived in America since they were children and have built their lives here. America is the only home they know and love, and they are American in every way except for their immigration status. However, under current ... Read more

  • 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