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NAACP President Derrick Johnson to Join CBC Panels, Workshops on Voting and Activism

September 13, 2018

Originally published: 9-12-2017   Updated: 9-13-2018


NAACP President Derrick Johnson to Join Congressional Black Caucus Panels and Workshops on Voting, Activism, and State Of Black America

Washington, D.C. — The president of the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, Derrick Johnson will join Congressional Black Caucus leaders, esteemed civil rights leaders, influencers and advocates at the 48th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center starting on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

The full schedule of the NAACP President Derrick Johnson’s participation on the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation ALC panels and braintrusts is below:

Thursday, September 13

  • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM:
    NATIONAL TOWN HALL: Rise Up! Equality Delayed is Equality Denied, Location: Ballroom A
  • 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM:
    Leon Higginbotham Memorial Voting Rights Braintrust, Location: 202A

Friday, September 14

  • 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM:
    Beyond the Civil Rights Movement: Activism and Hashtags, 
    Location: 140B

WHO: NAACP President Derrick Johnson

WHAT:  The 48th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference

WHEN:  Wednesday, September 12 – Friday, September 14

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

President Johnson will be available for interviews prior to and after his the panels and workshop appearances. Please contact NAACP@sunshinesachs.comand Malik Russell: mrussell@naacpnet.orgto arrange and request interviews.


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

Malik Russell