On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015, elected officials and community leaders from across Seattle and Washington State called for on citizens to reject fear and panic following weeks of harmful and discriminatory rhetoric aimed at refugees seeking resettlement in the United States.
On November 12, 2015, Congressman Adam Smith spoke at a press conference honoring Northwest Justice Project for being a recipient of Legal Services Corporation Technology Initiative Grants for FY 2015.
Congressman Adam Smith hosted a town hall meeting at the Northwest African American Museum on November 9th, 2015. Constituents raised questions regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the federal budget, climate change and various other issues.
Congressman Adam Smith visited Hazen High School in Renton on Monday, October 19th, 2015. He met Mr. Brett Crueger's 12th grade American Government class and had a discussion about his job in Congress, foreign policy, the federal budget, and the future of government.
On AUgust 6th, 2015, Congressman Adam Smith was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Community Health Defender Award. Neighborcare's CEO, Mark Secord, presented the award for having a 100 % voting record in support of funding for community health centers.