The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) is inviting the submission of  proposals for policy sessions at its 43rd Annual Legislative Conference to be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in December 2019.  These sessions address issues that are national in scope and offer strategies that legislators may implement in their states. Please include supporting documents such as related legislation, research papers, academic studies, news articles, and any handouts that you recommend for distribution during the policy session.

NBCSL’s national office retains the right to select the topic, format, and panelists for all policy sessions at the Annual Legislative Conference. Proposed policy sessions may be modified or altered at the discretion of NBCSL national office.

Please note that fields below that are accompanied by a "RED" asterisk must be completed to finalize your submission.  Once you have completed the form, click the "Submit" button to complete your submissions. The deadline date for submissions is Friday, May 03, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST. Only submissions from members in good standing will be considered by NBCSL.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact NBCSL Policy Director, D. Justin Roberts at .


NBCSL Annual Legislative Conference Policy Sessions Proposal Application
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