More on Trauma
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement after her husband, Conan Harris, received a positive COVID-19 test yesterday evening. Harris accompanied Pressley to Washington, DC for her swearing-in ceremony last week and was with her in the Capitol complex throughout the January 6 attack. Harris has shown mild symptoms and remains in isolation, along with Pressley and staff in close contact per guidance from the attending physician.
WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published this morning in STAT News, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) discussed the growing crisis of childhood trauma—which has been exacerbated by the Trump administration and COVID-19—and how we can address it.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today delivered remarks on the House floor in which she recognized September as Alopecia Areata Awareness Month, celebrated long time advocates, and discussed her own experience with alopecia.
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WASHINGTON – Today, in a joint op-ed published in Teen Vogue, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Stanford University Professor Dr. Subini Ancy Annamma, and disability rights advocate Vilissa Thompson, called for an end to the policies and systemic injustice that result in the overcriminalization of Black girls with disabilities in schools.