John Lewis (@repjohnlewis )

John Lewis

Bio Congressman, Georgias Fifth Congressional District
Location Atlanta, GA
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iPhone : As many universities plan for online or hybrid learning this fall, this needlessly punitive proposal puts international students at risk of illness or deportation if they continue their education in the United States.…

iPhone : 59 years ago today I was released from Parchman Farm Penitentiary after being arrested in Jackson, MS for using a so-called white restroom during the Freedom Rides of 1961.

iPhone : House Democrats are listening to those speaking out for police reform and will pass the George Floyd #JusticeInPolicing Act today. Learn more about the bill and become a citizen co-sponsor at

iPhone : Today’s Supreme Court decision affirms what millions of Americans already knew: The current administration is so determined to wage a hateful campaign against immigrant families and communities that it makes cruel and arbitrary decisions that break the law…

iPhone : I know your pain, your rage, your sense of despair and hopelessness. Justice has, indeed, been denied for far too long. Rioting, looting, and burning is not the way. Organize. Demonstrate. Sit-in. Stand-up. Vote. Be constructive, not destructive.…

iPhone : Today, the GA Congressional Delegation co-signed a letter to U.S. AG William Barr and Asst AG Eric Dreiband, encouraging the use of “all possible Federal resources to achieve full justice, transparency, and accountability in the case of Mr. Ahmaud Arbery.”…

iPhone : I’m continuing to share updates regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and some resources that you may find helpful.…

iPhone : Today, I joined Bobby L. Rush in calling on the U.S. EPA to secure equal rights to clean air protections. Air pollution has not only contributed to the climate crisis, but is linked to the increased mortality of COVID-19 in our most vulnerable communities.

iPhone : Please know, certain Social Security beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients must update their information by today, April 22, 2020 in order to receive their full economic impact payment authorized in the CARES Act.…

iPhone : Please join members of my staff and regional experts for a Small Business COVID-19 Webinar to learn about small business relief and assistance in Georgias 5th Congressional District on Wednesday, April 22 at 5pm.

iPhone : As the coronavirus outbreak continues, I am sharing some resources that may be helpful to you and your family regarding –

Travel Alerts
School Meals in Metro Atlanta
Distance Learning Resources
Managing Student Debt; and
Staying Calm and Centered…

iPhone : Please be advised, the U.S. Department of State has issued an updated Level 4 Do Not Travel Global Health Advisory and is urging that all Americans who want to return to the United States should seek to do so immediately.…

iPhone : Last call! APS families have until Tuesday, March 31 at 5 p.m. to contact your child’s school to request a device. The last distribution date for last call devices will end Friday, April 3. Please do not miss out!
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iPhone : As a community, we can beat this pandemic. It is very important that everyone remains healthy, calm, and positive by following guidance and safety precautions from the health professionals and local authorities.…

iPhone : 55 years ago today, we were beaten, tear gassed, and trampled by horses. I thought I saw death. I thought I was going to die. I dont know how I made it back, but I know we cannot rest. We cannot become weary. We must keep pushing and pulling and find a way to get in the way.

iPhone : We were beaten, we were tear-gassed. I thought I was going to die on this bridge. But somehow and some way, God almighty helped me here. We cannot give up now. We cannot give in. We must keep the faith, keep our eyes on the prize.

iPhone : Only 50% of Americans w/ HIV are benefiting from HIV treatment. A bill introduced by John Lewis today on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, will tackle the HIV workforce shortage and increase access to HIV care. Read more:… #NBHAAD #HELPHIVWorkforce

iPhone : A new loan repayment bill introduced by John Lewis today will boost the # of #HIV healthcare workers in the US, ensuring that patients get the care they need. Learn how:…

#NBHAAD #StopHIVTogether #HELPHIVWorkforce