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2013-10-08 12:28:04

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, in collaboration with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF), has selected Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), a national leader in the healthcare services field, as the recipient of the CBC Health Braintrust Fall 2013 Corporate Leadership Award. The award recognizes Centene Corporation for its significant contributions to reducing racial and ethnic, geographic and other health...

2013-09-19 23:01:48

Former President William Jefferson Clinton, Congressman Elijah Cummings, Elaine Jones, and the Year 1963 To Be Honored Washington (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 President Barack Obama will deliver the keynote address during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 43rd Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner, in an evening commemorating the historic 1963 March on Washington. The event is scheduled from 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 21st at the Walter E....

2013-06-20 16:27:07

Congressional Black Caucus, Hispanic Caucus and Asian-Pacific American Caucus Leaders Urge CMS to Consider Disproportionate Effect of Cuts to Dialysis Benefit on Ethnic Communities WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders of the Congressional "Tri-Caucus," comprising of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), today issued a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS)...

2013-06-14 16:23:10

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Third-term Congresswoman Marcia Fudge of Ohio, the new chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, will address the state of black women in America at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Wednesday, June 19. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) In remarks paying homage to a 1974 University of Ohio speech by the first black woman elected to Congress, Shirley Chisholm, Congresswoman Fudge will also address...

2013-03-28 12:27:30

WHEN: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. WHERE: National Press Building, NPC-Zenger Room, 529 14th St. NW, WDC, 20045 WASHINGTON, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) will present a National Press Club Newsmaker, "A Reality Check on Congressional Gun Legislation," at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2, in the Zenger Room. The National Press Club is located at 14(th) and F Streets NW, and the Zenger Room is on the 13(th) Floor. (Logo:...

2013-03-17 23:01:42

The University of the Virgin Islands has attracted an impressive list of national leaders and experts to speak at major upcoming UVI events: prominent businesswoman, entrepreneur and philanthropist Loida Nicolas Lewis, will be the featured speaker in UVI´s inaugural presentation of the 13D Entrepreneurship Speaker Series; Harvard Law School Professor Charles Ogletree, Jr. will be the speaker for the Annual Alfred O. Heath Distinguished Lecture Series; and former U.S. Congressman,...

2013-01-22 08:27:45

During last week's powerful conversation, former Speaker Newt Gingrich proposes to work with the Congressional Black Caucus' Marcia L. Fudge LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to the most powerful conversation with the most bipartisan dream team of panelists Tavis Smiley Presents has ever hosted, a fourth night of the Vision for a New America: A Future Without Poverty symposium, which originally aired LIVE on C-SPAN last Thursday, January 17, 2013, has been added...

2012-09-21 10:21:16

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC), Ford Motor Company and a host of other sponsors and strategic partners will team up to present Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) with the Champion of Justice Award during the Michigan Congressional Black Caucus Reception and Motown Live Afterglow. One of Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Weekend's most sought-after tickets, the event will take place Sept. 21 at...

2012-09-20 10:30:37

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail, President and CEO of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME), has been selected to serve as a panelist for two sessions during the 2012 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 42(nd) Annual Legislative Conference (ALC), September 19-22, in Washington, D.C. The conference is host to nearly 10,000 African Americans who convene in Washington, D. C., to dialogue with opinion leaders,...

2012-09-19 10:23:44

Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts To Honor Student Scholarship Winners WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) and the Congressional Black Caucus Spouses will recognize the contributions of three icons in the arts, as well as students pursuing careers and opportunities in those areas from 8:00 p.m. -10:30 p.m., during the 16(th) Annual Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts on September 19 at the National Museum...