Cosponsor H.R. 2112 – Refund to Rainy Day Savings Act

Over the past few decades, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has consolidated or closed over 120 field offices –

a 10 percent reduction – without providing local communities or Congress sufficient notification or justification. Consequently, communities already suffering from long wait times and backlogs are now left with little or no access to services.

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Actress Taraji P. Henson to Testify at Second CBC Youth Suicide Forum on June 7

On Friday, June 7, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC)’s new Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health
will convene for the second time to hear from award winning actress and mental health advocate Taraji P. Henson. Henson founded
The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in 2018 to eradicate the stigma surrounding mental illness in the African American community and specifically tackle the suicide rate among Black youth.
Henson will share her personal perspective on managing mental health challenges, and the benefits of shining light on this topic in Black households.

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