NCBCP Black Women's Roundtable Power of the Sister Vote 2012 Forum at the 2011 CBCF Annual Legislative Conference
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Black women are potentially the single most powerful voting block in the upcoming election. According to Pew Research Center, among all racial, ethnic and gender groups, Black women had the highest voter turnout rate in the 2008 presidential election. Determined to leverage the collective political power of Black women, The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation's Black Women's Roundtable and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation will bring together some of the most powerful Black women from business, labor, nonprofit, clergy, and entertainment for their 3rd Annual Public Policy Forum. The Power of the Sister Vote 2012 Forum will highlight the critical role Black women play in the election and unveil the policy priorities for women of the Black Diaspora going forward.
NCBCP Black Women's Roundtable & Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Power of the Sister Vote in 2012! 3rd Annual Public Policy Forum
DATE: Wednesday, September 21, 2011
TIME: 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Washington Convention Center* Room 144-A* Washington, DC
CONTACT: Space is limited. Media RSVP to Edrea at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Melanie L. Campbell, President & CEO and Convener, Black Women's Roundtable, NCBCP
Dr. Elsie Scott, President, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, Secretary, Congressional Black Caucus, Board Member,
CBCF and Member of House Committee on Homeland Security & Small Business
Susan L. Taylor, National CARES Mentoring Movement & Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Essence
Analysis of the Black Female Vote
Cate Gormley, Lake Research
Makani Themba-Nixon, The Praxis Project
Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Bennett College
Arlene Holt-Baker, AFL-CIO
Felicia Davis, UNCF Institute for Capacity Building
Chanelle Hardy, NUL Policy Institute**
Senator Catherine Pugh, NBCSL
Tonya Clay House, LCCRUL
Hope Masters, Leon H. Sullivan Foundation
Dr. Claire Nelson, Institute of Caribbean Studies
Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner, National Black Clergy Network
Carol Joyner, Labor Project for Working Families
Monifa Bandele, MomsRising.org & NCBCP
Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, NCNW
Rene' Redwood, Redwood Enterprise, LLC
Political Power Roundtable
Clayola Brown, A. Philip Randolph Institute
Letetia Daniels-Jackson, Unity 2012, NCBCP
Illai Kenney, Black Youth Vote!, Social Media Intern
Dee Marshall, Girlfriends Pray & Raise the Bar, LLC
Tracy Sturdivant, State Voices
Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link.
CONTACT: Edrea Davis (818) 613.9521
SOURCE National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
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