Washington (PRWEB) September 19, 2013
President Barack Obama will deliver the keynote address during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 43rd Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner, in an evening commemorating the historic 1963 March on Washington. The event is scheduled from 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 21st at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (WCC).
This year’s gathering will pay tribute to the “Spirit of 1963” and the monumental change it has ushered into American life in the 50 years since. The honorees include Former President William Jefferson Clinton, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (MD) and Elaine Jones, former president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
DATE: Saturday, September 21st
TIME: 6:00 PM
PLACE: Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC
MEDIA ALERT: This event is open to pre-credentialed media. To request credentials, please register online at: https://show.jspargo.com/cbcf13/reg/default.asp?caller=PRS. The deadline to register is Wednesday, September 18, 2013 EDT. All names submitted for credentials must be accurate and reflect the identification media presents at the media check point for entrance. You will receive a confirmation e-mail if you will receive a credential to cover the event.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc., established in 1976, is a non-partisan, non-profit, public policy, research and educational institute intended to broaden and elevate the influence of African Americans in the political, legislative and public policy arenas.