May 2-4, 2017, Urban Leaguers from across the country will gather in our nation’s capitol for 3 days of intensive advocacy and policy training, challenging conversations about the state of our urban cities, and unique networking opportunities that can only be experienced on Capitol Hill!
The NUL 14th Annual Legislative Policy Conference will kick off with the 2017 State of Black America Report launch and Salute to the Congressional Black Caucus Reception at the renowned National Museum of African-American History and Culture! The remainder of the conference will feature policy briefings, training sessions, and panel discussions that will prepare us to Bounce Back in the 2018 mid-term elections.
Here’s a sneak preview of session topics for young professionals:
The 2017-2018 Congressional Landscape
Effective Communication with Elected Officials
Advocating within the New Administration
State and Local Grassroots Strategies
Engaging panel discussions featuring Congressional leaders, staffers, political strategists, communications specialists, and dynamic activists/ young professionals; and
Thursday Closing Session: Leveraging Young, Black Political Power (The BOUNCE Back)
Hosted by The National Urban League of Young Professionals
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