Convention Media Advisory

Media Advisory: NAACP Begins Countdown to National Convention in San Antonio

May 1, 2018

 Contact:Richard C. Oliver, Director of Partner & Community Relations, Visit San Antonio 

Office: (210) 207-6708, RichardOliver@visitsanantonio.com 

Malik Russell, NAACP Communications Director  

Mobile: 443-610-0361 / mrussell@naacpnet.org 

 

NAACP Begins Countdown to National Convention in San Antonio 

Trump invite, RNC convention, NAACP DACA win, SCOTUS Texas Redistricting case and Census 2020 among key issues to be discussed at annual convention  

 WHAT:National NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson, NAACP San Antonio President Oliver Hill and other NAACP leaders join San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg for key announcements regarding the NAACP National Convention to be held July 14-18, 2018!  Topics include key NAACP issues, the convention theme and agenda and announcement of speakers and other headliners.  

 

WHEN:Thursday, May 3, 2018, at 1:15 p.m. 

 

WHERE: Merida Plaza 

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center 

900 E. Market St. 

(Enter through entrance to Lila Cockrell Theater) 

Light refreshments will be served 

 

WHORon Nirenberg, Mayor of San Antonio 

Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO 

William “Cruz” Shaw, San Antonio Councilman, District 2 

Oliver Hill, NAACP San Antonio President 

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