Resolutions embody NBCSL’s core values, promoting equal access to America’s opportunities and promises. Resolutions draw attention to a particular policy problem and offer solutions; they serve as the basis for both state and federal legislation and action, and have often resulted in enacted laws, policies, and programs. Each year, our legislative members deliberate over resolutions that have been submitted in advance of the Annual Legislative Conference. All resolutions ratified by the full body are disseminated to NBCSL’s state, federal, corporate, and non-profit partners in order to effect change.

2021 Policy Resolution Process

The National Black Caucus of State Legislators' 2021 Policy Resolutions process officially is now open (March 10, 2020). These submissions are to be considered for ratification at our 44th Annual Legislative Conference to be held virtually commencing on November 30, 2020 through December 3, 2020.

The first deadline for the submission of Resolutions for consideration at this year's Annual Legislative Conference expired on September 30, 2020. The final submission window made through Policy Committee Chair(s) or Co-Chair(s) expired October 15, 2020.

Thank you for your submissions for consideration at our 44th, virtual ALC. We look forward to reviewing your submissions and present them to our membership body for adoption and ratification. See you at our virtual ALC in December, 2020.

If you have any questions about your 2021 Policy Resolutions submissions, feel free to address your correspondence to .

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