Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at the National Action Network National Convention (197749)
Credit: Bill Moore photo

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

Guests at this year’s convention include former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, filmmaker Spike Lee, MC Lyte, Michael Eric Dyson, Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, and actor and author Hill Harper.

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.

Each day of the NAN convention will feature a hackathon and technology competition, and each evening will feature religious revivals with nationally known preachers. NAN’s annual convention is a who’s who of civil rights leaders, elected officials, business executives, activists, clergy and others.

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