This year’s Annual Legislative Conference theme, “And Still I Rise,” highlighted key events and activities including the highly-anticipated National Town Hall, focusing on, ‘Fighting the Systemic Destruction of our Civil Rights”; the Prayer Breakfast, headlined by Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Pastor Shirley Caesar and feature keynote speaker Bishop Charles E. Blake Sr.; the Phoenix Awards dinner featuring keynote speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson; and a host of forums and sessions with topics including civic engagement, civil rights, foreign affairs and national security, and CBCF core pillars: education, health and wellness, economic empowerment and the environment.
Enjoy a few photos via Sonya Jenkins and facebook.com/CBCFInc.
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The ALC is the leading policy conference on issues impacting African Americans and the global black community. The conference features nearly 100 public policy forums on health, education, economic empowerment, the environment, and more. Signature events and features include the National Town Hall, Celebration of Leadership in Fine Arts, Community Breakfast and Health Fair, Gospel Extravaganza, Black Party, Prayer Breakfast, Exhibit Showcase, and the culminating event, the Phoenix Awards Dinner.
This year’s theme, “And Still I RISE” reflects a legacy of resilience that emphasizes the collective strength of the black community to rise above continued racial inequalities. Sign up to receive the e-newsletter and follow the CBCF on social media using hashtag, #CBCFALC17 for updates.
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ABOUT THE CBCF
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF), established in 1976, is a non-partisan, nonprofit, public policy, research and educational institute, committed to advancing the global black community by developing leaders, informing policy and educating the public.