Symposium: “Barriers and Pathways to Success for Black Women and Girls”
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress
Washington, D.C., DC 20540
On Thursday, April 28, the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, chaired by Congresswomen Bonnie Watson Coleman, Robin L. Kelly, and Yvette D. Clarke, will launch with a hearing and formal convening in Washington, DC.
The symposium, titled “Barriers and Pathways to Success for Black Women and Girls,” will explore the current condition and opportunities to improve the state of African American women via testimony from academics, advocacy leaders, business executives, and media personalities. The convening will provide Members of Congress an opportunity to address organizations focused on Black women, other civic leaders and individuals who are committed to advancing the quality of life of Black women in America. Both events are open to the public.