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ADVISORY: Reps. Norton, Davis to Host Congressional Caucus on Black Men & Boys Hearing Featuring 11 Mentoring Groups from Members' Districts

Contact: Jack Miller – 202-225-8050

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ADVISORY: Reps. Norton, Davis to Host Congressional Caucus on Black Men & Boys Hearing Featuring 11 Mentoring Groups from Members’ Districts

WASHINGTON, D.C – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Danny Davis (D-IL), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys, will hold a caucus hearing tomorrow in the Rayburn House Office Building in room 2020 (basement floor) on mentoring programs for black men and boys.  In total, 11 organizations from nine separate congressional districts are confirmed to attend.  The Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys serves as a vehicle to elevate, expose, and address chronic issues that disproportionally affect black men and boys.  The hearing is open to the public.

Members attending and groups testifying include:

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) with 100 Black Men of the Greater Washington DC

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) with Black Achievers (YMCA DE)

Congressman Jim Clyburn (D-SC) with Low Country Youth Services

Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) with U.S. Dream Academy

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) with Mentor Connect

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) with East Oakland Youth Development Center

Congressman Donald McEachin (D-VA) with Petersburg Kappa League

Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-NY) with Eagle Academy Foundation

Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA) with 100 Black Men of the Virginia Peninsula, Boys and Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula, and Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Virginia

Media interested in attending should RSVP to jack.miller@mail.house.gov.

WHO: Congresswoman Norton and Congressman Davis Host Congressional Black Men & Boys Caucus Hearing on Mentoring

WHEN: Tuesday, March 12th at 3:00 PM

WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2020, 45 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20515

 

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