2012 Conference

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Schedule

Plenary Session II: Occupy the Vote: Are Voting Rights Under Attack?

Thursday, July 26
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans Theater

Join us as we discuss voter suppression and strategies to ensure our communities are not disenfranchised in Election 2012.

Moderators: 

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson
Jeff Johnson
Executive Editor
Politic365
confirmed
Opening Remarks: 

Marc H. Morial

Marc H. Morial
Marc H. Morial
President and CEO
National Urban League
confirmed
Remarks: 

Reverend Al Sharpton

Reverend Al Sharpton
Reverend Al Sharpton
Founder and President
National Action Network
confirmed

Debo P. Adegible

Debo P. Adegible
Debo P. Adegible
Interim President/Director-Counsel
NAACP LDF
confirmed

Mayor Michael Nutter

Mayor Michael Nutter
Mayor Michael Nutter
President
U.S. Conference of Mayors
confirmed
Panelists: 

Mayor Alvin Brown

Mayor Alvin Brown
Mayor Alvin Brown
Mayor
Jacksonville, FL
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Warren Ballentine

Warren Ballentine
Warren Ballentine
Author, Political Activist and Radio Talk Show Host
confirmed

Kevin Powell

Kevin Powell
Kevin Powell
Activist and Author
confirmed

Laura Murphy

Laura Murphy
Laura Murphy
Director, Washington Legislative Office
American Civil Liberties Union
confirmed

Chanelle Hardy

Chanelle Hardy
Chanelle Hardy
Executive Director
National Urban League Policy Institute
confirmed

Rev. Lennox Yearwood

Rev. Lennox Yearwood
Rev. Lennox Yearwood
President and CEO
Hip Hop Caucus
confirmed

Barbara Arnwine

Barbara Arnwine
Barbara Arnwine
Executive Director
The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
confirmed

Nolan Rollins

Nolan Rollins
Nolan Rollins
CEO
Urban League of Greater New Orleans
confirmed

Ronald I. "Ron" Christie

Ronald I. "Ron" Christie
Ronald I. "Ron" Christie
Government Relations Expert and Republican Political Strategist
confirmed