UBC-TV is committed to the “urban lifestyle” not only from the perspective of entertainment but also community and the growth of that community. National Action Network has been the police of the people and for the people especially those of the urban multi-cultural commmunity since it’s inception. This year marks the 16th Annual National Action Network National Convention. The conference begins with a ribbon cutting by the Mayor of NYC to open the conference, continues with captivating topics of discussion and also includes a special presentation by the President of The United States later in the week.
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NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) 16TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONVENTION TO KICK OFF WEDNESDAY APRIL 9TH WITH SPECIAL RIBBON CUTTING & REMARKS BY NYC MAYOR BILL de BLASIO FOLLOWED BY A PLENARY SESSION BY US ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER
New York, NY – Rev. Al Sharpton will kick off National Action Network’s (NAN) 16th annual national convention on April 9th in Manhattan, New York, promising to be the largest 4-day civil rights gathering of the year. NAN will convene top civil rights leaders, elected officials, academicians, clergy, and more to create an action plan for a civil rights agenda. NAN’s convention will feature a special address from United States President Barack Obama.
APRIL 9, 2014
Ribbon Cutting ceremony to kick off the 2014 NAN Convention
Remarks by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and photo opportunities with:
Rev. Sharpton, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer and other elected officials
Special plenary session with US Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr.
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
811 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019
The first day of the NAN convention will include six panels that address some of the most important issues that face our country today. Panels will discuss the 2014 election, gun violence, immigration, women’s rights, corporate social responsibility, and more. Wednesday will also feature special remarks from Acting Deputy Secretary of Education James H. Shelton, III. Wednesday’s panelists will include MSNBC’s Chris Matthews and Krystal Ball, Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree, President of ESSENCE Communications Inc. and People en Español Michelle Ebanks, Founder & CEO, National CARES Mentoring Movement and Editor in Chief Emeritus of Essence Magazine Susan Taylor, Political Director for Russell Simmons and GlobalGrind.com Editor in Chief Michael Skolnik, and many more. The first day will conclude with the ticketed Keepers of the Dream Awards program co-hosted by talk show host Wendy Williams, with special guest speaker US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
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