December 10, 2016
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National Action Network Annual Convention

 

                 


 


CONVENTION SCHEDULE

 

 

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 16th

 

8:00 am- 9:30 am                                 Chapter Development Workshop

Rev. DeVes Toon- National Field Director, National Action Network

 

8:00 am- 9:30 am                                 National Board Meeting (Closed)

Rev. Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson

Chairman of the Board, National Action Network

 

 10:00 am- 4:00 pm                             Resource Center and Job Fair

 

10:00 am- 11:30 am                            The Black Church Assesses the Public Response to African American Achievement

Moderator: Rev. Dr. Gary V. Simpson- Senior Pastor, Concord Baptist Church, Brooklyn, NY

Special Address: Joel Berg- Executive Director, NYC Coalition Against Hunger

Special Address: Aine Duggan- VP for Research, Policy and Education, Food Bank for NYC

Panelists:

Dr. Lawrence E. Carter, Sr. Ph.D.- Professor of Religion & College Curator, Morehouse College

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson- President, Rainbow PUSH Coalition

 

Rev. Dr. David Jefferson, Sr.- Senior Pastor, Metropolitan Baptist Church, Newark, NJ

                                                                Rev. Dr. W. Darin Moore- Senior Pastor, Greater Centennial A.M.E. Church

                                                                Rev. Dr Cecil B. Stone- Senior Pastor, United Methodist Church,

                  Springfield Gardens, NY

                  Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock- Senior Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Eleanor Moody-Shepherd - VP for Academic Affairs, New York Theological Seminary

 

 

11:30 am- 1:00 pm                              Love & Relationships

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness: Challenges of the Black Family Today

                                                                Moderator: Terrie Williams- President, The Terrie Williams Agency

Dr. Jeffrey Gardere- CEO/Founder, Rainbow Psychological Services

Jacque Reid- CEO, Jacque Reid Media

Cleo Manago- Founder, AmASSI Group

Maryann Reid- Author/ Relationships Expert-“The Wendy Williams Show”

Rev. Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook- Pastor, Believers Christian Fellowship Church

Andre “A.T.” Mitchell- Founder, Man Up, Inc.

 

12:00 noon- 2:00 pm                           Reverend Dr. William A. Jones Memorial Luncheon

(Tickets Required)

Guest Speaker: Bishop Charles E. Blake- Presiding Bishop, Church of God in Christ

(COGIC)

Presiding Minister- Bishop Rudolph McKissick, Jr.- Senior Pastor, Bethel Baptist Institutional Church, Jacksonville, FL

Special Address- Shawn Donovan- US Secretary of Housing Urban Development (HUD)

Honorees:

The Family of Percy Ellis Sutton

Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock- Senior Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA.

Rev. Herbert D. Daughtry,Sr.- Senior Pastor, House of the Lord Church, Brooklyn, NY

Dr. Lawrence E. Carter, Sr. Ph.D.- Professor of Religion & College Curator, Morehouse College

  

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm                               The Phoenix Rises: Women as Leaders in Today's World.

                                                                Moderator: Harriette Cole- Editor- in- Chief, Ebony Magazine

                                                                Dr. Catrise Austin- Cosmetic Dentist, VIP Smiles of New York.

Donna Walker- Kuhne- President, Walker Communication International

                                                                         Paula Madison- EVP & Chief Diversity Office, NBC Universal, Inc.

                                                                         Marvet Britto- President, The Britto Agency

                                                       De Asa Brown- Director, Supplier Diversity, ADP Inc.

                                                                         Cheryl “Salt” Wray- “Salt –n- Pepa”

                                                                         Sybil Smith- Senior Principal, GlobalHue

                                                                 Faith Morris-President/Chief Strategist- OwensMorris Communications

 

3:00 pm- 4:00 pm                                Special Plenary Session:

                                                                Chairman of Democratic National Committee, Timothy Kaine

 

                                                                Reception for Chapter Leaders and Membership Drive

5:00 pm -9:00 pm                                       Host: Cabinet, The New York City Chapter, National Action Network

                                  Harlem State Office Building, Windows Over Harlem

                                                                     

                                                                       163 W. 125th street, (Top Floor)

                                                                       New York City

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 17TH 

 

9:00 am- 2:00 pm                                 National Leadership Forum

Measuring the Movement: Black Leadership 12- Month Action Plan

First Corinthian Baptist Church

1912 7th Avenue (Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.) at 116th Street, New York City

 

Host: Tom Joyner- “Tom Joyner Morning Show”

Moderator: Roland Martin- TVOne’s “Washington Watch” / Political Commentator

 

Leadership Roundtable

Reverend Al Sharpton- President & Founder, National Action Network

Marc Morial- CEO, National Urban League

Ben Jealous- President &CEO, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Dr. Lezli Baskerville- - President & CEO, NAFEO- America’s Black Colleges and Universities

Congressman James Clyburn- 6th United States Congressional District, South Carolina / Majority Whip in the House of Representatives

LaKimba B. DeSadier- Executive Director, National Black Caucus of State Legislators

Danny Bakewell- President, National Newspaper Publishers Association

 

Discussion Panel

Moderator: Roland Martin- TVOne’s “Washington Watch” / Political Commentator

Tamika D. Mallory- National Executive Director, National Action Network

Warren Ballentine- “The Warren Ballentine Show”

Angela Sailor- Coalitions Director, Republican National Committee

Dr. Boyce Watkins- Assistant Professor, Finance- Syracuse University

Dr. Charles Ogletree- Professor, Harvard Law School

Dr. Elsie Scott- President & CEO, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Washington, D.C.

Jeff Johnson- BET Personality/ Political Motivator

Chuck D- Recording Artist

                                                                  Judge Greg Mathis- “The Judge Mathis Show”

                                                                  Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III-

                                                                                Senior Pastor, Friendship West Baptist Church, Dallas TX

                                                                Dr. Lenora Fulani, Co-Founder, All Stars Project, Inc.

                                                                  Michael Eric Dyson- Professor, Georgetown University/ Author

                  Hermene Hartman- President/CEO, Hartman Publishing Group, Inc.

                Michael Blake- Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement & 

Deputy Associate Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs

   Harold Lewis- Owner, McDonalds Franchise, Las Vegas, NV

   Dr. Debra A. Toney- President, National Black Nurses Association, Inc.                 

 7:30 pm- 9:30 pm                                National Action Network Presents “Flaunting My Expression”

A Benefit Fashion Show to support the Haitian Relief Effort

By: Harl3m Ink. – Social Arm, National Action Network

 



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