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Rediscovering the Power of Purpose and Action Through ALC

This year’s Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) is our opportunity to come together in-person for the first-time in two years, and reawaken the power of our voices.

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Year of Action: ALC is Back In-Person

After two years of shifting to virtual programming, we are excited to reunite with you in-person for the 51st Annual Legislative Conference (ALC). For decades, the ALC has brought together thought leaders, elected officials, high-profile figures, advocates, emerging leaders, and aspiring change agents in the spirit of fellowship and celebrating Black excellence. However, it is much more.

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Health Equity Now

Policy reform and social change movements are pathways to systematically deconstruct barriers to health care and improve the quality of care our communities receive. Health equity is an issue of persistent importance, as gaps in access to care can worsen community health outcomes in the face of a national health emergency such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Amplifying Community Voices

On April 23, 2022, the CBCF will host its first Community Conversation in Detroit, Michigan. Home to one of the nation’s largest Black populations, Detroit has played a pivotal role in developing the Black identity in this country. From Motown to Motor City, Detroit has a long history of remaining ahead of both culture and industry.

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Celebrating the Legacy: Sojourner Truth Legacy Project

Black women have historically led community change and pushed the American policy agenda towards greater equality for African Americans and other people of color. From nationally renowned leaders like Shirley […]

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Black History Month Celebration 2022: “Finding Joy in the Journey”

In 1926, Negro History Week was established by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) to inspire communities to organize local celebrations and lectures, spread awareness, and raise Black pride.

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A New Chapter

Forward is the only direction the CBCF knows how to move. And at the beginning of this new year, we’re moving forward with a new president and CEO (PCEO): Nicole Austin-Hillery.

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#ItsGivingCBCF

he foundation for 2022 with even more goals to grasp. We need you to have our back as we begin another year with focus and resolve. And who better to support us than us?

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Register Now for the National Racial Equity Initiative for Social Justice (NREI) Summit

It’s here! The first-ever National Racial Equity Initiative for Social Justice (NREI) Summit!

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#ALC50 – How We Did It: Take a Look Behind the Scenes

We hoped you enjoyed the 50th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC)! The more than 80 policy sessions, signature events, and a finale celebration made for a week of action-packed education, networking, civic engagement, and enjoyment of Black Excellence Unparalleled.

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