American Association for Affirmative Action to Hold Their 34th Annual Conference in Washington D.C. Area During Politically Charged Election Year

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American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA), a national not-for-profit association dedicated to promoting the understanding of affirmative action and equal opportunity, announces today that it will hold its 34th annual conference in the Washington D.C. area.

American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA), a national not-for-profit association dedicated to promoting the understanding of affirmative action and equal opportunity, announces today that it will hold its 34th annual conference in the Washington D.C. area. Every year the AAAA conference draws hundreds of supporters from the corporate, academic, and government sectors seeking the leadership, support, and resources needed to overcome both political and corporate challenges.

This year’s conference is especially in demand and predicted to be politically charged given the election year and the Washington, DC location.

Confirmed speakers include: Political Commentator, Donna L. Brazile; U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Commissioner, Christine M. Griffin; Comedian & Civil Rights Activist, Dick Gregory; VP of Corporate Responsibility, Dell Inc., Gilbert F. Casellas; Pulitzer Prize Winner and Chicago Tribune Columnist, Clarence Page; South African Ambassador to the U.S. Welile Nhlapo; and CEO of the National Urban League, Marc Morial.

Date, Time & Location
April 23-26, 2008
Fairview Park Marriott
3111 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA 22042

Press Registrations
Complimentary press registrations are available to media with press credentials and a copy of a valid press ID. Press pass will include access to on-site Media Lounge, panel discussions, town hall meeting, keynote luncheons, and receptions. In accepting the press pass, the recipient also agrees to provide tearsheets/electronic copies of published articles within 60 days of the conference. To register, e-mail carlap @ berkshireassociates.com by April 11, 2008.

Interview Requests
To check the availability and schedule of keynote speakers contact Carla Pittman at 410.995.1195 ext. 1309 or carlap@berkshireassociates.com.

More information can be found on the AAAA website at http://www.affirmativeaction.org.

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