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Portrait of Brenda Lawrence

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Brenda Lawrence

MI-14 (D)
Congressmember Lawrence is devoted to defending the progress that's been made and fighting for greater prosperity for the future generations of hard-working Michigan families. In 2001, Congressmember Lawrence became the first female and first African-American Mayor of Southfield.
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How does Brenda align with Project 100's values?
  • Economic Opportunity: Congressmember Lawrence supports raising the federal minimum wage and working to reduce student loan debt. She plans to enact a progressive agenda that will work to guarantee all workers can earn the time off they need to care for their health and their families without sacrificing their jobs or economic security.
  • Equal Treatment Under the Law: Congressmember Lawrence advocates for inclusion and against discrimination. She supports legislation to ban discrimination in housing, employment, and public accomodations.
  • Healthy People & Communities: Congressmember Lawrence is committed to fighting changes and reforms that endanger and limit a woman’s right to health care, family planning, and affordable contraception.
Background information
  • Woman of Color
  • Politician
  • Ceiling Crasher
  • Incumbent
Endorsements
Brenda Lawrence has been endorsed by the following organizations:
  • Democratic Party

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