Tue, May 08|
National Urban League Legislative Policy Conference
All roads lead to DC for this year's Legislative Policy Conference!
Time & Location
May 08, 2018, 8:00 AM – May 10, 2018, 12:00 PM
Washington, Washington, DC, USA
About The Event
***Please Note a Few Changes to this year's the Legislative Policy Conference***
Registration remains free for all active YP members and Presidents – No access code is needed for registration.
There will be a $50 fee this year for YPs to attend the following events: Saluting the Congressional Black Caucus Reception, Empowerment Luncheon, and Urban League Champion Awards Reception. Events can be purchased during online registration.
SUMMARY OF EVENTS FOR 2018 SOBA SUMMIT
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
LPC kicks off on the afternoon of May 8th with the release of the State of Black America (SOBA). This year marks the 42nd Anniversary of SOBA. It will feature the National Equality Index, the Equality Index Rankings, as well as articles and essays from a wide range of prominent authors and contributors. After the release, there will be a Saluting the Black Caucus Reception where we will recognize and lift up the Congressional Black Caucus better known as “The Conscience of the Congress”.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
On Wednesday, May 9th the day will begin with a general session featuring the Nation’s preeminent civil rights leaders on the Power of the African American Vote. Thereafter there will be sessions on voter organizing and civic engagement highlighting recent elections where the black vote made the difference. Thereafter, the Empowerment Luncheon will feature several recently elected African American women Mayors. Following lunch, there will be additional impactful and engaging panel discussions and trainings. Our evening will end with our Urban League Movement Champion Awards Reception, where we will honor leaders within the Urban League Movement.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Our final day will start with our bi-partisan Congressional Leadership Breakfast with Insight America. The breakfast will feature Congressional leaders from both chambers and both political parties. After breakfast, participants will attend meetings with their Senators and Representatives.
IMPORTANT: You will need to make your own hotel reservation per the instructions below.
SOBA SUMMIT REGISTRATION:
Omni Shoreham Hotel – 2500 Calvert Street, NW Washington, DC 20008
• Reference: 2018 State of Black America Summit
• Room Rate is $279.00 for Single/Double, $289.00 for Triple, $299.00 for Quad
• Hotel Sleeping Room Tax, per night is 14.5%
Reservations can be done in 2 ways:
• Call toll free 1-800-THE-OMNI. Please ensure to reference the NUL 2018 State of Black America Summit when making reservations; OR
• Click on link below: http://bit.ly/2GIAOsM