The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) plans the Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) every September, which attracts thousands of multi-generational attendees, spills into almost a dozen hotels, and has 58 congressional honorary session hosts.
Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) has emphasized the importance of fortifying democracy, safeguarding fundamental freedoms, and celebrating cultural heritage as the 52nd Annual Legislative Conference of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation approaches.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), the first person of color to lead a major party in the U.S. Congress, has brought a fresh and vital perspective to the nation’s political landscape by advocating for safer communities, affordable housing, and reducing costs for American families.
The Congressional Black Caucus was founded in 1971 with 13 members, representing 82 million Americans and 25.3% of the total U.S. population, and has since grown to 58 members, with President Barack Obama being the first African American and CBC member to be elected president.
Hundreds of volunteers from all walks of life come together each year to help the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference run smoothly, and many have had the opportunity to meet and chat with members of Congress and Hollywood celebrities.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is hosting its 52nd Annual Legislative Conference, themed “Securing Our Democracy, Protecting Our Freedoms, Uplifting Our Culture”, from September 20-24, with events centered on voter education and engagement and a long-term strategy centered on voter education and engagement in the lead up to the 2024 election season.
The Congressional Black Caucus is focusing on economic empowerment and rebuffing state and federal-level infringements on civil rights, while also pushing back on efforts to undermine Black people’s legislative and judicial gains.
Dr. Jonathan Cox, a scholar with 20 years of experience in academia, has joined the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation as the new vice president of the Center for Policy Analysis, charged with developing public policy and research strategies for the foundation and its work in eradicating disparities among people in the African diaspora.
Rep. Stacey E. Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) and Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) have been appointed co-chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 52nd Annual Legislative Conference, demonstrating their commitment to advancing the rights and well-being of all Americans.
Marcia Fudge, the newly appointed U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, is passionate about increasing homeownership for African Americans and people with low to moderate incomes, and is working with organizations to provide programs and tools to assist them in becoming homeowners.
Empowering Our Democracy and Enriching Our Heritage: A Message from Rep. Stacey Plaskett and Sen. Raphael Warnock
The 52nd Annual Legislative Conference is a beacon of enlightenment and collaboration, exploring the vital intersections of democracy, freedom, and culture that define the core of our nation’s strength.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) hosts its Annual Legislative Conference to address issues facing African Americans and celebrate achievements in the Black community, including the CBCF’s “A Day of Healing” service on Saturday, Sept. 23.
CBCF offers internship programs that prepare college students and young professionals to become principled leaders, skilled policy analysts, and informed advocates by exposing them to the processes that develop national policies and implement them from Capitol Hill to federal field offices.
Wells Fargo Celebrates the CBCF Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) and Shares Their Mission to Close the Gap in Homeownership
Head of Wells Fargo Home Lending Diverse Segments Chuck Bishop is committed to expanding homeownership opportunities for the underserved communities, including people of color and individuals with low-to-moderate incomes, through tailored marketing campaigns and educational outreach.
Washington Gas is advancing energy technology to help power long-term energy equity, including CHP, RNG, and hydrogen technologies, to increase energy efficiency, stability, and job opportunities.
Pepco is committed to providing equitable climate solutions, investing in a climate ready grid, and supporting local reliability solutions that will help achieve ambitious climate goals across our region.
HomeFree-USA provides tips to help homeowners avoid being ripped off by contractors, get trusted advice on reverse mortgages, and get help paying their mortgages.
Terri Sewell, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., is a staunch advocate for electoral justice and the Voting Rights Act, and has introduced the John Robert Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act to restore prior preclearance in Section 5 of the original VRA.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 52nd Annual Legislative Conference will feature more than 200 exhibiting companies, a Professional Career & Job Diversity Fair, Authors Literary Circle, Health & Wellness Way, Taste of ALC, and a Market Place with 75 vendors, all re-imagined as a community experience.