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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 Dr. Erica Southerland at (202) 263-2812 or via email at media@cbcfinc.org.

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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Press Releases
Jun 21, 2021

CBCF Works to Eliminate Financial Barriers to Education for Deserving Students Nationwide During the Mervyn L. & Stephanie Tubbs Jones Memorial Scholarship Celebration

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) today announced that it will host the 28th Annual Mervyn L. & Stephanie Tubbs Jones Memorial Scholarship Celebration on June 24, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. ET.

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Press Releases
May 28, 2021

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Announces $3.75 Million from the Tracking Foundation

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) today announced that the Tracking Foundation donated grants totaling $3.75 million from the charitable foundation established by philanthropist Stephen Feinberg to support scholarships and internships for African American and Black students. Mr. Feinberg is the co-founder and co-chief executive officer of Cerberus Capital Management, a global private equity firm with investment assets across complementary credit, private equity, and real estate platforms.

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