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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.

WHO:

NCBCP Black Women's Roundtable & Congressional Black Caucus Foundation




WHAT:

Power of the Sister Vote in 2012! 3rd Annual Public Policy Forum




WHEN:

DATE: Wednesday, September 21, 2011  

TIME: 2:00 – 5:00 pm




WHERE:

Washington Convention Center* Room 144-A*  Washington, DC




CONTACT:  Space is limited. Media RSVP to Edrea at 818.613.9521/edmedia@dogonvillage.com.



FORUM AGENDA


Greetings:

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


Moderator

Makani Themba-Nixon, The Praxis Project


Jobs Roundtable

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


Justice Roundtable

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


Equality Roundtable

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.

https://profnet.prnewswire.com/Subscriber/ExpertProfile.aspx?ei=80225


CONTACT:  Edrea Davis (818) 613.9521

EMAIL: edMedia@dogonvillage.com



SOURCE National Coalition on Black Civic Participation



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