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TRIO Caucus Kicks Off 115th Session of Congress with Welcome Reception

February 6, 2017

On Tuesday, January 31, the Congressional TRIO Caucus hosted a Welcome Reception for new and returning Members of Congress. Hosted by Caucus Co-Chairs Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) and Representative Gwen Moore (D)(WI-4), the event featured remarks from local TRIO alumni who discussed how participation in the programs impacted their lives as well as others in their families and communities. In addition to the Caucus Co-Chairs, the following Members of Congress stopped by the event in order to meet TRIO alumni and offer their own words of support: Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representatives Glenn "GT" Thompson (R)(PA-5), David Young (R)(IA-3), Claudia Tenney (R)(NY-22), and Rosa DeLauro (D)(CT-3). Pictures from the event are available here. To learn whether your legislators is a Member of the Congressional TRIO Caucus, please click here to view the current Caucus Member list.

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