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14th Wall Street Project Economic Summit To Meet In NYC


NEW YORK - The Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project and the Citizenship Education Fund will host the 14th annual gathering of the Wall Street Economic Summit. This year’s summit, “A More Perfect Union: Time to Rebuild America” focuses on the economic disparities facing American families today and the tools needed to restore financial stability going forward.



Attendees include:  
• Congresswoman Yvette Clark (D), 11th Congressional District of New York
• Alfred A. Edmond, Jr., Senior Vice President/Editor-in-Chief, Black Enterprise.com
• Senator Rodney Ellis (D), State Senator, Texas
• Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Founder and President, Rainbow PUSH Coalition
• Charles D. Lockley, Vice President, Citibank
• Marc H. Morial, President, National Urban League
• U.S. Senator, Chuck E. Schumer (D) - New York
• Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder, National Action Network
• Steve Thomas, American Mortgage
• Don Thompson, President, McDonald’s USA
• U.S. Congresswoman, Maxine Waters, (D) 35th Congressional District of California
• Inspirational speaker, Iyanla Vanzant

The summit begins Tuesday, January 11 and runs through Friday, January 14, 2011 at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers.   

 Highlights of the three-day summit will include:
Digitizing Wall Street: Tech Growth and Financial Investment Bit by Bit. Panelists will discuss financial recovery efforts and introduce technology as a bridge to innovation and the Rebuilding America program.

The Congressional Black and Hispanic Caucus Leadership Session: Leaders will discuss the state of our economy, finance reform, and how to create jobs and expand small business development.

• The Hip Hop Union will host 300 Students for a day of financial literacy and interactive career stations. 2nd generation hip hop protégés: Daniel “Diggie” Simmons, Justin Combs and Jam Master Jay Jr. along with Hip Hop Union Organizations and Teaching Artist will motivate students with success stories, important lessons and their role in rebuilding America.

Rep. Yvette Clark and inspirational speaker, Iyanla Vanzant lead the discussion on Women and Wealth and provide expert advice to women seeking greater knowledge and insight for sound financial plans during tough economic times.

A special performance by award winning vocalist & recording artist, Lalah Hathaway, Tues., Jan. 11, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

During the Economic Agenda Luncheon, Wednesday, January 12, 2011 the Wall Street Economic Summit will honor:

• New York State Comptroller, Thomas P. DiNapoli
• Harriet R. Michel, Recent Past President, National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)

 


STORY TAGS: BLACK NEWS, AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, CIVIL RIGHTS NEWS, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, RACIAL EQUALITY, BIAS, EQUALITY, AFRO AMERICAN NEWS



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