Media Advisory

Media Advisory: NAACP Previews 109th National Convention 

June 20, 2018
Join NAACP Leadership to preview convention highlights and legislative agenda, current political & social justice climate, arts & entertainment, and more 
Contact: Dominic Hawkins
Mobile: 703-828-7813 /
BALTIMORE (Wednesday, June 20, 2018) – Tomorrow, the NAACP will host a press call previewing the 109th Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas from July 14-18. Topics of discussion will include the convention theme, the NAACP’s legislative agenda, social justice, civic engagement, the current political climate, and arts/entertainment, followed by a brief question-and-answer session.
WHAT: Press Call with NAACP Leadership to preview 109th Annual Convention in San Antonio, TX
WHO: Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO
Michael Turner, 109th Convention Chairman
Oliver Hill, San Antonio President
Larry Brown, ACT-SO National Director
Reverend Keron R. Sadler, Health Programs Manager
Khyla D. Craine, Assistant General Counsel
Jamal Watkins, Vice President of Civic Engagement
Robin Harrison, Hollywood Bureau Director
Tiffany Dena Loftin, Youth & College Division Director
WHEN: Thursday, June 21st at 1 pm ET
WHERE: Press Call, dial-in info:
(888) 466-9863, passcode: 5771 280#
About the 109th Annual NAACP Convention  
For 109 years, NAACP’s annual convention has served as a meeting ground for African Americans across the nation to discuss the critical matters affecting the state of civil rights and social justice issues in America.
This year’s convention, taking place at the Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center within site of the San Antonio’s famous River Walk, will include continuing legal education seminars, youth workshops, federal legislative and public policy discussions on the latest political issues, a hip-hop summit including many of today’s top entertainers and activists, a diversity career fair, the NAACP ACT SO (Academic, Cultural, Technical and Scientific Olympics) final competition and awards.  To join us, visit us online at
Press interested in covering the convention in San Antonio may apply for credentials here.