Unity '12 Post-Election Media Briefing Today
Unity Partners to Discuss Impact of Black Women's and Youth Vote in the 2012 Election Cycle
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) and A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) will host a post-election media briefing providing analysis of the black youth and women's vote, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at the Joint Center for Economic and Political Studies Headquarters in DC. The participants will look at what worked in the states and discuss tactics to keep their people engaged in the political process so they hold elected officials accountable and increase black voter turnout in the 2014 mid-term election.
WHO: The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and A. Philip Randolph Institute
Moderator: Sonya Lockett, BET
Melanie Campbell, Black Women's Roundtable, NCBCP
Clayola Brown, A. Philip Randolph Institute
Analysis of Black Youth and Women's Vote in 2012 Presidential Election Cycle
Cathy Cohen, David and Mary Winton Green Professor of Political Science and the College at the University of Chicago
Holli Holiday, Esq., Holliday Advisors, LLC
What Worked: Increasing the Black Women & Youth Vote
Petee Talley, Ohio Unity Coalition
Kahari Mosley, Pittsburgh Black Youth Vote! Coordinator, Pittsburgh APRI
Anita Dawson, Michigan APRI
Salandra Hanna, Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation (FCBCP)
Jamaal Rose & Lucas Milton, Black Youth Vote!
Jessica Brown, National Black Youth Vote! Coordinator
Kerene Tayloe, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Marcus Coleman, Ph.D., Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies
Faye Anderson, Cost of Freedom Project
WHAT: Unity '12 Post-Election Media Briefing
WHERE: Joint Center for Economic and Political Studies
805 Fifteenth Street NW, Washington, DC
WHEN: DATE: Wednesday, November 14, 2012
TIME: 1:15 PM ET
The NCBCP Campaign, in partnership with APRI and 40 other national and state-based organizations and affiliates, led the non-partisan Unity '12 voter empowerment efforts in 14 states through its Black Youth Vote iThink 2012, Black Women's Roundtable Power of the Sister Vote and Foot Soldiers for Democracy initiatives. The NCBCP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to increasing black civic engagement and voter participation. For more information visit www.ncbcp.org.
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SOURCE National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
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