The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 43rd Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) is the premier conference on legislative and policy issues impacting the African-American community. Thousands of attendees from across the country and around the world attend this four-day conference to learn about the challenges and opportunities facing black America and the Diaspora. This year’s ALC theme, It Starts With You, is a call to action to be and lead the positive change needed in public policy. ALC provides an African-American perspective on public policy with thought-provoking and educational policy forums, community education workshops and policy briefs.
SCSJ Executive Director Anita Earls, along with NAACP Legal Defense Fund Director Sherrilyn Ifill, will speak at ACL on a panel following Attorney General Eric Holder’s speech on Voting Rights. The event, The Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham Memorial Voting Rights Braintrust, hosted by the Honorable Mel Watt, will take place Friday, Septmeber 20 from 3:00PM-5:00PM. SCSJ will host a small reception following the event from 5:30-6:30pm at Bar7, 1015 1/2 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001. For reception details contact SCSJ Deputy Director Shoshannah Sayers at (919) 323-3380 x 154.