EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to Discuss Policy Issues at BWR Public Policy Briefing

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    EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to Discuss Policy Issues at BWR Public Policy Briefing

    PR Newswire

    Thursday March 22, 2012

    3:30 P.M. ? 6:30 P.M.

    WASHINGTON, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –?Speakers or panelists including senior officials from the Obama Administration, Congressional representatives, and public policy experts will address BWR Policy Priorities including: health care, jobs and small business opportunities, education, environmental justice, workers' rights; technology and broadband expansion and access in urban and rural Black communities.?

    The BWR Public Policy Briefing is part of the BWR National Women of Power Summit, "Amplifying the Voices of Women and Girls in 2012 and Beyond."? The BWR Summit brings together local and national faith, political, civic and labor leaders, health experts, and financial advisors with the local community. The summit takes place March 21-24. For more information call (202) 659-4929 or visit www.ncbcp.org.

    WHAT: ????????
    BWR Public Policy Briefing

    WHO: ?????????
    Hosted by Black Women's Roundtable, an initiative of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

    Heather Foster, Associate Director, The White House Office of Public Engagement
    Thomas Reed, Director, Office of Communications Business Opportunities,?FCC
    Guest Speaker:? Lisa Jackson, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
    Respondent😕 Felicia Davis, Director, Facilities & Infrastructure Enhancement, Institute of Capacity

    Public Policy Panels

    ISSUE: Jobs and Economic Opportunity
    Moderator:?? Kathi Wilkes, President, Wilkes Associates Group

    ISSUE: Workers' Rights
    Moderator: Carol Joyner, National Policy Director, Labor Project for Working Families

    ISSUE: Healthcare: Affordable Care Act 2 Years Later?
    Moderator: Makani Themba, Executive Director, The Praxis Project

    WHEN: ????????
    DATE: Thurs. March 22, 2012
    TIME:? 3:30 P.M. ? 6:30 P.M.

    WHERE:???????
    Congressional Hall A/B
    Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel
    999 Ninth Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

    CONTACT:
    Edrea Davis 770.961.6200/818.613.9521

    Black Women's Roundtable is an intergenerational network of The National Coalition bringing together diverse women to motivate Black women to engage in all levels of civil society.

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

    SOURCE Black Women's Roundtable