Media Advisory

Assistant GC Khyla D. Craine to Talk Voter Purges and Protection at CBC

September 12, 2018

Assistant General Counsel Khyla D. Craine to Discuss Voter Purges and Voter Protection at Congressional Black Caucus Black Law Student Event

Washington, D.C. (September 12, 2018) —NAACP Assistant General Counsel Khyla D. Craine will participate in the National Black Law Student Association Voter Protection Forum, during the 48th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference. The program will analyze five (5) key aspects of voter challenges: 1) Voter Education, 2) Voter Registration, 3) Voter Mobilization, 4) Voter Verification, and 5) Voter Protection. The program will also address ways in which we can combat these challenges.

WHO:  NAACP Assistant General Counsel Khyla Craine, Congressman Robert Scott, Caitlyn Cobb, President and Founder of Transformative Justice Coalition, Michael Fauntroy, Associate Professor of Political Science and Interim Director of the Ronald Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center at Howard University, Ashley Williams, Director of Advocacy and External Initiatives, National Black Law Students Association.

WHAT: National Black Law Student Association Voter Protection Forum during The 48th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 12th– 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

WHERE: Location: 144A – Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001

Please contact Malik Russell at mrussell@naacpnet.org to arrange and request interviews.

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Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. You can read more about the NAACP’s work and our six “Game Changer” issue areas here.

Media Contacts:

Sunshine, Sachs & Associates
NAACP@sunshinesachs.com

Malik Russell
Director of Communications
NAACP
mrussell@naacpnet.org