Congressional Black Caucus and Democrats of the Joint Economic Committee to Hold Public Forum and Press Conference in Baltimore

The American Dream on Hold: Economic Challenges in the African American Community

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield, Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Ranking Democrat on the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), and Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, will hold a public forum and press conference in Baltimore, Maryland on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, beginning at 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. to discuss the impact of economic challenges and persistent inequities facing African American communities across the country.

Reps. Butterfield, Maloney and Cummings will be joined by members of the Congressional Black Caucus, the Joint Economic Committee, House Democratic members of the Maryland Delegation, and community leaders.

Participants will hold a press conference immediately following the event.


Congressional Black Caucus Chairman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC)

Joint Economic Committee Ranking Democrat Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)

Representative Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD)


A public forum, entitled: “The American Dream on Hold: Economic Challenges in the African American Community”


Tuesday, June 23, at 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.


The University of Baltimore – Learning Commons

1415 Maryland Avenue

Baltimore, Maryland  21201