July 15 ADVISORY: Members of Congress Join NAACP Convention Panel to Discuss Legislative PrioritiesJuly 11, 2013
Monday July 15
W 103, Orange County Convention Center
WHO: The Honorable Steny Hoyer (Democratic Whip, D-MD 5th District); The Honorable Luis V. Gutierrez, (D-IL 4th District); The Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX 18th District); The Honorable Robert “Bobby” Scott (D-VA 3rd District); Hilary O. Shelton, NAACP Sr. Vice President for Policy and Advocacy/Washington Bureau Director; Rev. William Barber, Chair NAACP Political Action/Legislative Committee/President NAACP North Carolina State Conference
WHAT: The NAACP will hold a special legislative workshop designed to educate attendees on the NAACP’s legislative priorities and discuss key civil rights issues including immigration reform, education, voting rights, criminal justice reform, education, the federal budget and more. The distinguished panel will provide insight on the bills and issues before the U.S. House of Representatives.
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 five “Game Changer” issue areas here.