(NEW YORK) National Action Network’s Founder and President Rev. Al Sharpton unveiled the final schedule of participants for NAN’s annual convention, taking place at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel from April 6th – 9th. The largest of its kind in the country, the convention features speakers and panels addressing key issues across America, from voting rights to police reform and public safety.
The NAN Convention will bring together influential national leaders from the Civil Rights movement, government, labor, religion, business, media, the Black church, and the activist community to reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and impact while celebrating today’s Civil Rights leaders and examining the path forward.
Featured participants include former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-6), The Honorable Marcia L. Fudge, 18th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, The Honorable Peter Buttigieg, 19th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, NYS Governor Kathy Hochul, NYC Mayor Eric Adams, Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump, the Families of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Eric Garner and many others.
There will be a panel discussion on the Future of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), police reform, and a special conversation between Reverend Al Sharpton and Dr. Michael Eric Dyson.
To view the entire schedule and register, click here. The convention is free and open to the public, but you must register.