ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

NBCSL’s Annual Legislative Conference is one of the premier conferences on critical African-American policy issues. Each year, hundreds of African-American legislators, along with advocates, policy experts, corporate executives and community leaders, attend the ALC to discuss and champion resolutions to address the nation’s most pressing issues affecting African Americans and other marginalized communities.
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EVENT SCHEDULE

We’ve planned a conference ripe with opportunities to partake in public policy innovation, information exchange, and joint action, as well as entertaining and celebratory events! From hearing Civil Rights Activist Al Sharpton at the opening plenary session, to policy sessions and a townhall meeting, to not one, but TWO night outs in the Big Apple and the annual awards gala, to hearing “America’s Psychologist,” Dr. Jeff Gardere at NBCSL's closing workshop, we have a line up you will not want to miss!

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Celebrating 42 Years

REJECTING WALLS THAT DIVIDE AND BUILDING BRIDGES THAT BRING US TOGETHER

Our annual legislative conference provides a critical framework for policies that will be the foundation for state and federal legislation. As we convene in New York, we will discuss our ongoing initiatives and fights for social justice, economic development, criminal justice reform, health reform, environmental justice and technology improvements. The conference will feature numerous policy sessions, panel discussions, and workshops, as well as signature events, including our annual Rep. Lois DeBerry prayer breakfast, town hall meeting, City Night Out, Host night out, and the Nation Builder Awards Dinner and Ceremony. Early Registration Has Ended.

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New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Completely transformed and brimming with contemporary style, the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge provides an unforgettable destination for your city adventure. The hotel is just across the East River from Manhattan, near the vibrant neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. The subway station is moments away, as is the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. Enjoy sweeping views of downtown Brooklyn and the Manhattan skyline from your room, or stop by The Bar or Brooklyn Pantry for locally sourced food and drinks. Guest can also work out at the hotel’s luxury indoor pool and fitness center. Your downtown getaway awaits you at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge!

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SEE YOU IN NEW YORK

Join us for NBCSL 2018 “Rejecting Walls That Divide Building Bridges That Bring Us Together”

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