How important are the presidential elections to members of the African community in the U.S.? Will they cast their vote come this November?
The Voice of America presents a panel discussion on the role of the African diaspora in the upcoming U.S. presidential election.
Welcoming remarks by:
Negussie Mengesha, VOA Africa Division Director
Opening remarks by:
Amanda Bennett, VOA Director
Ndimyake Mwakalyelye, VOA Zimbabwe Service Chief
Panelists will include:
Dr. Sylvester Okere, Founder, President, & Chairman of the Board of UPAC (United People for African Congress), Campaign Manager, Community Activist
Nii Akuetteh, Activist & Executive Director of AIC (African Immigrants Caucus)
Dr. Menna Demessie, Vice President of Policy and Research for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 10:00 - 11:30 am
Please arrive by 9:30 am, as the discussion will begin promptly at 10:00 am
Voice of America - Cohen Building
Briefing Room #1528A
330 Independence Ave SW
Washington, D.C. 20237
(Enter through the C St. entrance)
Please RSVP by Tuesday, June 28 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo ID is required. The Department of Homeland Security requires a U.S. issued driver's license or a U.S./foreign passport for entry to a federal facility.