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WASHINGTON, DC– The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) will hold a press conference during the kick-off of its 45th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC), Sept. 16 – 20. The organization will announce CBCF’s efforts to advance the national conversation on criminal justice reform.

*Policy Now, an interactive digital platform to explore public policy issues
*CBCF Center for Policy Analysis and Research Future Focus Series
*National Town Hall: Black Lives Matter
*My Son’s Memory: Mothers of slain African American men
*Professional development series for educators


– R. Donahue Peebles, CBCF board chair

– A. Shuanise Washington, president and CEO, CBCF

– Rep. G. K. Butterfield, Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) board chair

– Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, 45th Annual Legislative Conference co-chair

– Rep. Terri Sewell, 45th Annual Legislative Conference co-chair


The Press conference, to be held today, will address the state of the African-American community and criminal justice reform.  It will be held at 11 a.m., at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, L Street Bridge (2nd Floor) 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW, Washington, D.C.,



The ALC is the leading policy conference on issues impacting African Americans and the global black community. The ALC features more than 70 public policy forums on health, education, economic empowerment, the environment, civic engagement, and the Exhibit Showcase. Signature events include the National Town Hall, Celebration of Leadership in Fine Arts, Gospel Extravaganza, Black Party, Prayer Breakfast, and the culminating event, the Phoenix Awards Dinner.

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