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  • CONGRESSWOMAN LUCILLE ROYBAL-ALLARD ANNOUNCES 2019 STUDENT ART COMPETITION WINNERS
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) was pleased to announce the winners of the 26th Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition during an awards ceremony at the Citadel Outlets on Friday evening. “Every year since 1994, our art competition has given local students a chance to share their unique perspectives with our community,” said Rep. Roybal-Allard. “These young artists have consistently amazed us with their creativity and their unique perspectives. The participants in this y... Read more

  • Public Display of Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition Entries at Commerce’s Citadel Outlets
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Artwork entered in this year’s 26th Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition is currently on public display at Commerce’s Citadel Outlets, in the first floor lobby of 500 Citadel Drive. This exhibition, featuring artwork by local 40th Congressional District high school students, is open Mondays through Saturdays, 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM PT, through Thursday, May 2. Visitors who stop by 500 Citadel Drive between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM PT Mondays through Fridays are also welcome to visit Congr... Read more

  • Reps. Roybal-Allard and Lee Celebrate Release of Landmark Child Poverty Study They Led the Effort to Fund
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Labor and Economy, Housing, Education

    Today, Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Barbara Lee (CA-13) celebrated the release of a landmark study on child poverty which the congresswomen fought to secure funding for as members of the House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee. The study, titled A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty, from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, is a comprehensive, non-partisan analysis of child poverty in the United States. It can be read here. Congresswomen ... Read more

  • DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 13, 2019 for the 2019 Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on February 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) has announced that the deadline for the 26th Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition has been extended to Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 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 portions of Bellflower, East Los Angeles, Florence-Firestone, and... Read more

  • 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