Dear Rep. Shirley Chisholm...

Join Avoice for an issue forum honoring her historic leadership - September 25, 2009.

Friday, September 25, 2009 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Room 202-A, Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC 20001

As part of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference, Avoice will showcase the historic leadership and contributions of the CBC's first female member, Rep. Shirley Chisholm. Current CBC members will pay tribute to her pioneering efforts. Speakers will discuss the role of CBC women in policy issues. Highlights from the movie Chisholm '72 will be shown.

Moderator:
Tiffany Cross, Producer, News & Public Affairs, BET

Panelists:
Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-09)
Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (NY-11)
Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education
Shola Lynch, director and producer of the film Chisholm '72
Rev. LaVerne Gill, author of African American Women in Congress

The event is free, but on-site conference registration is required. Visit . www.cbcfinc.org/alc-09 for more details.

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