NEW YORK, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ --
The Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project and the Citizenship Education Fund host the 13th annual gathering of the Wall Street Project Economic Summit. This year's summit, "Targeted Stimulus: A Call to Equity & Parity," focuses on strategies to directly invest in job creation, minority businesses and underserved communities, including those in the Caribbean.
Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., created the Wall Street Project to spur access to capital, industry and technology for minority businesses and communities. (www.rainbowpush.org – for more information)
Rev. Jackson will also discuss during the press conference:
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., Founder, National Rainbow PUSH
Governor David Paterson, New York State
Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture
Congresswoman Maxine Waters
Congresswoman Yvette Clarke
Alfred C. Liggins, III, CEO, Radio One
Chris Williams, CEO, Williams Capital Group
Donna Sims-Wilson, President, M.R. Beal
John Rogers, CEO, Ariel Investments
John Utendahl, CEO, Utendahl Group
Rev. Dr. James Forbes, President & CEO, The Healing of the Nations Foundations
Marc H. Morial, President, National Urban League
Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments
Wednesday, January 13 – Friday, January 15, 2010
Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers
811 7th Avenue (Between 52nd & 53rd Streets), New York, NY 10019
Press Briefing - Wednesday, January 13, 2010, 11:00 a.m.
Riverside Suite, 3rd Floor
Press Office & Press Sign in – Carnegie Suite East, 3rd Floor
Office Hours 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Highlights of the three-day summit will include:
The Rainbow PUSH Coalition is a progressive organization protecting, defending and expanding civil rights to improve economic and educational opportunity. For more information, visit: www.rainbowpush.org.
SOURCE Rainbow PUSH Coalition