U.S. Conference of Mayors President Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter to Address National Urban League Conference

Jul 25, 2012, 18:32 ET from The U.S. Conference of Mayors

Participate in Plenary Session on Voting Rights

NEW ORLEANS, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will address the National Urban League (NUL) Conference during a plenary session titled "Occupy the Vote:  Are Voting Rights Under Attack?"

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This year's NUL conference theme, "Occupy the Vote: Employment and Education Empower the Nation," represents an unprecedented mobilization to influence public policy through grassroots political action. Workshops, panel discussions and policy sessions are built around the Urban League Movement's agenda to address the twin crises of unemployment and educational inequity.

The National Urban League Annual Conference is the nation's largest civil rights and social justice conference, which attracts thousands of the nation's most influential community leaders, together with top policy-makers, academicians, business leaders and artists for three days of dynamic dialogue, intellectual exchange and community service.

WHO:  USCM President Philadelphia (PA) Mayor Michael A. Nutter

WHEN:  Thursday, July 26th  | 3:30pm - 5:30pm

WHERE:  The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | New Orleans Theater (New Orleans, La.)

900 Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70130

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