ADVISORY, July 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
For more than 40 years, Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have joined together to empower America's neglected citizens and to address their legislative concerns. The CBC has consistently been the voice for people of color and vulnerable communities in Congress and has been committed to ensuring that every citizen of the United States has an opportunity to achieve their version of the American Dream. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY- 05) will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, July 18, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus Contact:
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About Members of the Congressional Black Caucus:
Since its establishment in 1971, Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have joined together to empower America's neglected citizens and to address their legislative concerns. For more than 40 years, the CBC has consistently been the voice for people of color and vulnerable communities in Congress and has been committed to utilizing the full Constitutional power, statutory authority, and financial resources of the Government of the United States of America to ensure that everyone in the United States has an opportunity to achieve their version of the American Dream.
The legislative agenda of universal empowerment that Members of the Congressional Black Caucus collectively pursue include but are not limited to: the creation of universal access to a world-class education from birth through post secondary level; the creation of universal access to quality, affordable health care and the elimination of racially based health disparities; the creation of universal access to modern technology, capital and full, fairly-compensated employment; the creation and or expansion of U.S. foreign policy initiatives that will contribute to the survival, health, education and general welfare of all peoples of the world in a manner consistent with universal human dignity, tolerance and respect and such other legislative action as a majority of the entire CBC Membership may support.
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