PRESS AVAILABILITY: NAACP Leaders Available for Comment on President’s SOTU

***PRESS AVAILABILITY***

WHO: Roslyn Brock; Chairman of the Board of Directors;  Lorraine C. Miller, Interim President & CEO; Hilary Shelton, Sr. Vice President for Policy & Advocacy; Dedrick Muhammad, Sr. Director For Economic Programs; Jotaka Eaddy, Sr. Director for Voting Rights,  Shavon Arline-Bradley, Sr. Director for Health Programs;  Niaz Kasravi, Director for Criminal Justice Programs

WHAT:
In anticipation of President Obama’s State of the Union Address on January 28, leaders from the NAACP, the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, will be available to provide commentary before and after the address.

On its 105th anniversary, the NAACP is focused on several key issues that are likely to be addressed in the State of the Union address including economic inequality, health care, gun violence and voting rights. 

WHEN:                      
Tuesday, January 28 – Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Inquiries will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis.

To request an interview email: dturner@naacpnet.org,  jneal@naacpnet.org, nkenney@naacpnet.org , and mnealy@naacpnet.org   or call 202-463-2940

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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 five “Game Changer” issue areas here.

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