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CBC, CHC, and CAPAC Call for Computer Science Funding

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Washington, DC, April 29, 2016 | comments

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) sent a letter to the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education calling for critical funding that is needed for computer science education in minority and underrepresented communities. Increased funding will improve equality in education that will help minority students be more competitive in today’s workforce.

Click here to read the letter.

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Since its establishment in 1971, Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have joined together to empower America’s neglected citizens and address their legislative concerns. For more than 40 years, the CBC has consistently been the voice for people of color and vulnerable communities in Congress and has been committed to utilizing the full Constitutional power and statutory authority of the United States government to ensure that all U.S. citizens have an opportunity to achieve the American Dream. To learn more about the Congressional Black Caucus, visit

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