Jamaal Bowman

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Mercy College Hosted Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and New York Congressman Jamaal Bowman, M.S. ‘06, H.D. ‘21 for Roundtable on Education

On Monday, June 14, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and New York Congressman Jamaal Bowman visited the Mercy College, Bronx Campus to hold a roundtable discussion with students and teachers about improving the teacher pipeline, especially for students of color. The event was moderated by Dr. William Latimer, Vice President of the Bronx Campus of Mercy College. The participants discussed the American Families Plan and how the proposed initiatives could support students, teachers and parents. Also in attendance were Meisha Porter, M.S. ’03, H.D. ’20, Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, and Dr. Betty A. Rosa, Commissioner of Education and President of the University of the State of New York.
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Brooklyn, NYnorwoodnews.org

Update: Jamaal Bowman Issues Statement on Eric Adams’ Education Remarks on Virtual Learning

In response to remarks about remote learning made by Brooklyn borough president and New York City mayoral candidate, Eric Adams, during a Citizen’s Budget Commission forum in February 2021, which were posted to Twitter on June 11, U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman (NY-16), himself, a former teacher, released a statement on Saturday, June 12, condemning the borough president’s remarks.
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Bronx, NYnorwoodnews.org

District 11 City Council Race: Jamaal Bowman Endorses Mino Lora

Rep. Jamaal Bowman has endorsed founder and executive director of the People’s Theater Project in the District 11 City Council race. Images via Twitter. Congressman Jamaal Bowman, who represents parts of the Bronx and Westchester counties, has endorsed executive director and founder of the People’s Theater Project, Mino Lora in the upcoming June 22 District 11 City Council primary election. Bowman referred to Lora as a proven leader, educator and a 20-year advocate for the community.

AOC, Jamaal Bowman condemn anti-Semitic violence

Leading New York City progressives have moved to condemn the recent spate of anti-Semitic violence in the United States, which has come amid renewed unrest in the Middle East. “We will never, ever tolerate antisemitism here in NY or anywhere in the world. The recent surge in attacks is horrifying. We stand with our Jewish communities in condemning this violence,” AOC said in a tweet Friday evening.
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Rep. Jamaal Bowman voices regret over taking back Scott Stringer endorsement

Just days after city Comptroller Scott Stringer came under an allegation of sexual misconduct, Rep. Jamaal Bowman took back his endorsement of the mayoral candidate. Now he’s feeling some remorse. “Quite frankly, I sometimes regret it because I wasn’t more patient, didn’t ask more questions, didn’t call for other things...
Westchester County, NYyonkerstimes.com

Rep. Jamaal Bowman Delivers WFP Response to Biden Joint Address

Congressman Jamaal Bowman, who represents more than half of Westchester County in Congress, incluing Yonkers, in the 16th District, delivered a Working Families Party response to President Joe Biden’s adress to Congress. “It is my honor to speak on behalf of the Working Families Party this evening. The Working Families Party is the party of unions and working people across the country. And tonight, I’m delivering our response to President Biden’s address to Congress,” said Rep. Bowman.
Bronx, NYnysenate.gov

Statement from State Senator Alessandra Biaggi, Congressman Jamaal Bowman, State Assemblymember Jeffrey Dinowitz, and Councilmember Eric Dinowitz Regarding Attacks against Synagogues in the Bronx

BRONX, NEW YORK -— In response to antisemetic vandalism and assault in Riverdale, New York, Rep. Jamaal Bowman, State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi, State Assemblymember Jeffrey Dinowitz, and Councilmember Eric Dinowitz issued the following statement Sunday:. “Over the weekend we received the horrific news of a string of hate crimes and...
Congress & Courtsriverdalepress.com

Jamaal Bowman statement to Rabbi Avi Weiss over Betty McCollum bill

U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman issued the following statement to The Riverdale Press after learning Hebrew Institute of Riverdale rabbi Avi Weiss created an online petition with Young Israel of Scarsdale rabbi Jonathan Morgenstern over Bowman's support of a bill from Minnesota Democrat Betty McCollum intended to restrict Israel from using American foreign aid dollars as part of its military efforts against the Palestinian Authority.
New York City, NYNew York Post

AOC, Jamaal Bowman meet with Jewish leaders for talks on Israel

New York Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamaal Bowman both sat down for friendly talks with top Jewish leaders in the Big Apple this week to address Israel issues and other longstanding tensions. “It was a positive sign,” said one influential Orthodox rabbi who requested anonymity so as not to upset...
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New York Congressman Jamaal Bowman to Speak at Sarah Lawrence Commencement

“I am delighted that Congressman Bowman has accepted our invitation to serve as the commencement speaker for the Class of 2021,” said Sarah Lawrence president Cristle Collins Judd. “We look forward to welcoming him to address our graduates, recognizing the priority he places on issues of justice and education allied with his intimate knowledge of and desire to strengthen the area that Sarah Lawrence calls home.”
U.S. Politicsbronxnet.org

BronxTalk: Congressman Jamaal Bowman

This week's BronxTalk features an in-depth interview with freshman Rep. Jamaal Bowman of the 16th Congressional District. The Congressman talked with host Gary Axelbank about his newly appointed role as Vice-Chair of the Congressional Education & Labor Committee, reforms for educational curriculums, the Democratic Party, alternative energy, social justice, and much more.
Congress & CourtsThe Verge

Rep. Jamaal Bowman introduces new bill to lower broadband costs

For years, the broadband debate has centered around connecting people living in rural and unserved areas across the country. But while some rural Americans don’t have the infrastructure necessary to connect to the internet, other families in urban communities face difficulties affording what’s already available. Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) is set to introduce a new measure Tuesday that could help millions of households access more affordable broadband.