NCBCP Black Women’s Roundtable Power of the Sister Vote 2012 Forum at the 2011 CBCF Annual Legislative Conference

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    NCBCP Black Women's Roundtable Power of the Sister Vote 2012 Forum at the 2011 CBCF Annual Legislative Conference

    PR Newswire

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Black women are potentially the single most powerful voting block in the upcoming election. According to Pew Research Center, among all racial, ethnic and gender groups, Black women had the highest voter turnout rate in the 2008 presidential election. Determined to leverage the collective political power of Black women, The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation's Black Women's Roundtable and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation will bring together some of the most powerful Black women from business, labor, nonprofit, clergy, and entertainment for their 3rd Annual Public Policy Forum. The Power of the Sister Vote 2012 Forum will highlight the critical role Black women play in the election and unveil the policy priorities for women of the Black Diaspora going forward.

    WHO:

    NCBCP Black Women's Roundtable & Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

    WHAT:

    Power of the Sister Vote in 2012! 3rd Annual Public Policy Forum

    WHEN:

    DATE: Wednesday, September 21, 2011  

    TIME: 2:00 – 5:00 pm

    WHERE:

    Washington Convention Center* Room 144-A*  Washington, DC

    CONTACT:  Space is limited. Media RSVP to Edrea at 818.613.9521/edmedia@dogonvillage.com.

    FORUM AGENDA

    Greetings:

    Melanie L. Campbell, President & CEO and Convener, Black Women's Roundtable, NCBCP

    Dr. Elsie Scott, President, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

    Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, Secretary, Congressional Black Caucus, Board Member,

    CBCF and Member of House Committee on Homeland Security & Small Business

    Susan L. Taylor, National CARES Mentoring Movement & Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Essence

    Analysis of the Black Female Vote

    Cate Gormley, Lake Research

    Moderator

    Makani Themba-Nixon, The Praxis Project

    Jobs Roundtable

    Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Bennett College

    Arlene Holt-Baker, AFL-CIO

    Felicia Davis, UNCF Institute for Capacity Building

    Chanelle Hardy, NUL Policy Institute**

    Senator Catherine Pugh, NBCSL

    Justice Roundtable

    Tonya Clay House, LCCRUL

    Hope Masters, Leon H. Sullivan Foundation

    Dr. Claire Nelson, Institute of Caribbean Studies

    Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner, National Black Clergy Network

    Equality Roundtable

    Carol Joyner, Labor Project for Working Families

    Monifa Bandele, MomsRising.org &  NCBCP

    Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, NCNW

    Rene' Redwood, Redwood Enterprise, LLC

    Political Power Roundtable

    Clayola Brown, A. Philip Randolph Institute

    Letetia Daniels-Jackson, Unity 2012, NCBCP

    Illai Kenney, Black Youth Vote!, Social Media Intern

    Dee Marshall, Girlfriends Pray & Raise the Bar, LLC

    Tracy Sturdivant, State Voices

    Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link.

    https://profnet.prnewswire.com/Subscriber/ExpertProfile.aspx?ei=80225

    CONTACT:  Edrea Davis (818) 613.9521

    EMAIL: edMedia@dogonvillage.com

    SOURCE National Coalition on Black Civic Participation