Elsie L. Scott, Ph.D.
Elsie L. Scott, Ph.D., is the president and chief executive officer for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF). The CBCF Board of Directors named Dr. Scott to the position in February 2007 after she had served as interim president for six months. She joined the staff in 2005 as vice president for research and programs.
WASHINGTON— On February 24, 2015, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) honored Reps. John Conyers, Jr. and Charles Rangel and Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. during its sixth annual Avoice Heritage Celebration at The Hamilton in Washington, D.C. The Avoice Heritage Celebration is the foundation's official Black History Month observance, which helps to support the Avoice virtual library. This year's celebration builds on the National Black History Month theme, "A century of black life, history and culture."
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) joined those gathered to celebrate Reps. Conyers and Rangel and Toyota for their achievements. Reps. Rangel and Conyers were recognized for their contributions to the legislative legacy of blacks in Congress—and Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. for its commitment to cultivating minority civic engagement.