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Thank you for your interest in CBCF. Here you will find the latest news, public statements and announcements. To arrange interviews, please contact Erica Nash-Thomas at (202) 263-2812 or via email at media@cbcfinc.org.

Press Releases
Nov 29, 2021

CBCF Mourns the Loss of Former Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) mourns the passing of former Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek, who passed away yesterday at the age of 95.

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Press Releases
Nov 24, 2021

CBCF Releases Statement on Decision in Ahmaud Arbery Murder Trial Verdict

In a joint statement, Donna Fisher-Lewis, co-interim president and CEO and senior vice president of resource development, along with Paul Dumars, co-interim president and CEO, CFO, and COO of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF), released the following statement on the jury decision on the murder of Ahmaud Arbery by Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan, Jr.

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Press Releases
Sep 8, 2021

CBCF Announces 2021 Phoenix Awards Honorees to be Recognized During Foundation Friday Broadcast on BET and BET Her

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) today announced the honorees for the virtual Phoenix Awards, the culminating signature event of the 50th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) to be broadcast on BET and BET Her.

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Press Releases
Aug 24, 2021

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) and BET Renew Partnership to Broadcast 50th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Signature Events

Today, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced a partnership with BET to broadcast “Foundation Friday.”

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Press Releases
Aug 12, 2021

CBCF Announces Registration for Virtual 50th Annual Legislative Conference

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced today registration is open for its 2021 Virtual Annual Legislative Conference (ALC), presented by Toyota.

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Press Releases
Aug 10, 2021

CBCF Unveils New Branding, Website

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) today unveiled powerful new visual branding and a new organizational website.

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Press Releases
Jul 21, 2021

CBCF Announces Search for President and CEO

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced today that it is launching a search for a new President and CEO. Executive search and talent solutions firm, Korn Ferry has been retained to lead the search to replace Tonya Veasey, who will step down from her role at the end of September following the CBCF Annual Legislative Conference.

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Press Releases
Jul 15, 2021

CBCF Marks First Anniversary of the National Racial Equity Initiative for Social Justice Fellowship Program

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF’s) National Racial Equity Initiative for Social Justice (NREI) fellowship program this month is marking one year of advancing social justice and racial equity and welcoming four new Congressman John R. Lewis Social Justice Policy Fellows.

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Press Releases
Jun 22, 2021

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Announces First-Ever Emerging Leaders’ Summit

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) today announces its first-ever Emerging Leaders’ Summit as part of its ongoing "Policy for the People" series to examine critical issues affecting the global Black community.  On June 24, beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET and again at 2:00 p.m. ET, the virtual summit will host Millennial and Generation Z leaders to examine two issues affecting Black economic empowerment: student loan debt and entrepreneurship.

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