On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) will host the 10th installment of its official Black History Month program, the AVOICE Heritage Celebration, and will honor the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) chair and the five CBC members who chair House committees in the 116th Congress.
Heritage 2019 entitled, “Roots, Return, Remembrance: The Congressional Black Caucus and the Black Agenda,” will reflect on the many diverse stories of migration by African Americans and share how these personal journeys shaped the mission of the CBC.
Honoring leaders who have significantly impacted the global Black diaspora through a political, social and historical agenda of empowerment, the program will feature a fireside chat with the awardees, a special performances by the Washington Performing Arts and a screening of “Who I Am,” a short video that will feature the legacy of the five committee chairs.
WHAT: 10th Annual AVOICE Heritage Celebration
WHO: Rep. Karen Bass, CBC Chair – Distinguished Champion for Global Black Empowerment Awardee
Distinguished Leader of Black Legislative Empowerment Awardees:
Dr. Elsie L. Scott – Interim President and CEO, Congressional Black Caucus
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. (fireside chat moderator) – President and CEO, National Newspaper Publishers Association
Tiffany D. Cross (mistresses of ceremonies) – Co-Founder, Managing Editor and Curator, The Beat DC
WHERE: Eaton Hotel Washington
1201 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
WHEN: February 26, 2019.