September 28, 2016
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Party With A Purpose For The Black Youth Vote

 WASHINGTON  -- Before we march on 10.2.10, a party with a purpose! The "One Nation Under a Groove" Fundraiser will be held Friday, October 1, 20105:00pm - 9:00pm at Bar 7. Black Youth Vote!, a project of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP), is raising funds to support "Get Out the Vote" (GOTV) efforts and programming for Black Youth Vote! in preparation for the November 2nd elections. Also on this night, we will honor intergenerational alumni as well as national leaders who have contributed greatly to the cause of empowering black youth between the ages of 18-35 and the overall plight of African-Americans across the country. Our honorees include Ben Jealous, Rev. Al SharptonIrene SchwoeffermannDavid JohnsMelanie Campbell and Illai Kenney.


Black Youth Vote! (BYV!), a project of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP), is a broad based coalition of organizations and individuals committed to increasing political and civic involvement among black men and women aged 18-35. BYV! is youth led and dedicated to educating young voters in the Black community who are increasingly disenfranchised and alienated from the electoral and legislative process. 


STORY TAGS: BLACK , AFRICAN AMERICAN , MINORITY , CIVIL RIGHTS , DISCRIMINATION , RACISM , NAACP , URBAN LEAGUE , RACIAL EQUALITY , BIAS , EQUALITY



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