Unity '12 Post-Election Media Briefing Today

Nov 14, 2012, 08:58 ET from National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

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

Opening Remarks
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!

Moving Forward
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 
                2nd Floor
                805 Fifteenth Street NW, Washington, DC

HOW: Space is limited. RSVP to edmedia@dogonvillage.com. Email for conference call information. For the Internet broadcast go to www.ncbcp.org.

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


Edrea Davis edmedia@dogonvillage.com
Phone: 770.961.6200/818.613.9521

Makeda Smith: makeda@jazzmynepr.com

SOURCE National Coalition on Black Civic Participation