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Latest Posts by Gina Adams

October 14, 2014

Our Commitment to Closing Gaps in Education

I had the wonderful opportunity recently of speaking before a panel on education sponsored by FedEx at the 44th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.

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April 23, 2014

Celebrating the 1964 Civil Rights Act

I recently returned from the Civil Rights Summit in Austin, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Words can barely describe how historic and unique this moment was for our country.  From the moment I arrived, you could feel the energy pulsating through the city and at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library.

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September 4, 2013

Important Work for Washington Policymakers, and Giving Back to the Community

As we shift out of recess mode and head back to work, Congress is returning to Washington with important matters that FedEx hopes will be addressed to move our economy and our country forward.We are encouraged by the momentum on Capitol Hill and within the administration on some of these issues, including corporate tax reform, transportation, and free trade agreements.  

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February 14, 2013

The State of Our Union – Action Needed

In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama outlined an ambitious agenda to overhaul the U.S. tax code, produce more domestic and alternative energy, rebuild our infrastructure and expand international trade.

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September 21, 2012

Closing the Achievement Gap can Strengthen our STEM Workforce

Today, I had the opportunity to attend the Congressional Black Caucus Science and Technology Brainstrust event hosted by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas).

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July 18, 2012

Challenging Congress (and You) to Outfit Unemployed

The unemployment rate is 8.2%. I’ll bet you want to do something about it – and you can.  Here is a simple action item.  Go through your closet, pull out all of the professional attire you don’t wear – suits, shoes, accessories, and give it to someone who has landed a job interview but cannot afford professional interview clothing due to the very fact that they are not employed. 

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