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Voice at the Table with Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D-AL)
November 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
We invite you to join Joint Center President Spencer Overton at 2 p.m. ET, Tuesday, Nov. 15 in a robust, one-hour conversation with Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D-AL), member of the House Ways and Means Committee and co-chair of the Voting Rights Task Force for the Congressional Black Caucus.
Discussion topics include:
- The implications of tax policies for Black communities;
- Ensuring equitable deployment of federal infrastructure resources in the Black Rural South (including broadband); and
- The future of voting rights in the aftermath of the 2022 midterms and the Supreme Court arguments in the Alabama redistricting case.
Please RSVP HERE to receive a confirmation email with Zoom instructions.
About Rep. Terri A. Sewell: Rep. Sewell is in her sixth term representing Alabama’s 7th Congressional District. She is one of the first women elected to Congress from Alabama and is the first Black woman to serve in the Alabama Congressional delegation.
Congresswoman Sewell sits on the House Ways and Means Committee and brings more than 15 years of experience as a securities and public finance attorney. Currently, in the 117th Congress, she sits on three subcommittees: Subcommittee on Health, Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, and Subcommittee on Social Security.
In her short time in Congress, Rep. Sewell has held several leadership positions, including freshman class president in the 112th Congress. This current term, she was selected by Democratic leadership to serve as a chief deputy whip and sits on the Steering and Policy Committee, which sets the policy direction of the Democratic Caucus. Congresswoman Sewell is a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, where she is co-chair of the Voting Rights Task Force. She is a member of the New Democrat Coalition; co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus; vice chair of the Congressional HBCU Caucus; and co-chair of the Rural Caucus.