National Action Network hosts 26th annual convention April 3-6

Cyril Josh Barker | 3/28/2019, midnight
The National Action Network is hosting their 26th national convention April 26 through 29 at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel.
Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at the National Action Network National Convention Bill Moore photo

The National Action Network is hosting their 26th national convention April 26 through 29 at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel.

Guests of this year’s convention include Stacey Abrams, Sen. Cory Booker, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Sen. Kamala Harris, CNN’s Van Jones, Sen. Amy Klobachar, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders, MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell and Bishop Marvin Sapp.

The convention features plenary sessions and panel discussions around issues such as voting rights, criminal justice reform, immigration, health care, education, corporate responsibility and economic equity.

The convention will feature panels, plenaries and workshops dedicated to dissecting the most pressing political issues of our time, including social justice and economic equality, immigrant rights, diversity, and the media, women’s empowerment and leadership, and consumer privacy and its impacts on communities of color. Each panel will feature a diverse array of political leaders, commentators, academics, clergy and corporate leaders.

Registration is free and currently open. Go to www.nationalactionnetwork.net or call 877-626-4651.