AUSTIN- Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Texas legislative Black Caucus and we are pleased to invite you to the 2013 African American Legislative Summit. The summit will be held Sunday, February 24th-Tuesday, February 26th.
The Summit is the premiere opportunity to hear from Texas’ top thought leaders on the issues affecting African-Americans across Texas. Additionally, it will include panel discussions on topics ranging from the Affordable Care Act to Public Education, Higher Education, gun violence and international business opportunities. The theme of the upcoming Conference is “the building of our Community starts with me.” With an expected 4,000 attendees, the 2013 Summit is slated to be better than ever.
We will be hosting a number of international dignitaries, distinguished guests and award-winning talent including; South African Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool, Texas Education Chairman Michael Williams, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Rev. Al Sharpton, comedian J. Anthony Brown and gospel singer Yolanda Adams. Please note that admittance to the Chairman’s Award Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 24th honoring Mr. Milton Carroll and featuring a special performance by Yolanda Adams is by invitation only. Additionally, tickets to the 2013 TLBC Scholarship Awards Banquet on Monday evening & the Community Awards Breakfast held on Tuesday morning will be provided on a first come basis. The event and registration are free and open to the public but attendees must register.
To register or for more information, visit www.TexasLegislativeBlackCaucus.com.