Your voice is needed now to urge Congress to pass the HBCUs IGNITE Excellence Act, H.R. 6893, which provides desperately needed repairs and renovations for HBCU campus buildings and research facilities across the United States.
The IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act
Due to historic discrimination and underinvestment, 90% of HBCUs need repairs to their buildings, laboratories, dormitories and research facilities.
IGNITE HBCU Excellence will renovate, repair and construct new campus facilities, including instructional, research and residential spaces.
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I am calling today to ask that you support H.R. 6893 / S. 1945, IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act. This proposal is because it allows HBCUs to repair, renovate and modernize their campus buildings and research facilities. This is an urgently needed bill that will improve the educational capacity for HBCUs, enhance students’ experiences on campus, and protect the safety, health and well-being of students and faculty. HBCUs cannot afford to go another year with deferred maintenance, dilapidated buildings, and infrastructure in disrepair. I support the IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act because it would be a critical step to bring HBCU buildings and research facilities up to date and provide the dynamic, talented and deserving students they serve a fully fair and equitable educational experience—which invigorates our local communities, states and our national economy. I encourage you to support and pass the IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act.
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