Norton To Give Opening Remarks At Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Community Conference, Tomorrow


Norton to Give Opening Remarks at Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Community Conference, Tomorrow

Dec 8, 2017

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will give opening remarks at a special Frederick Douglass Community Conference to help plan and raise awareness for the bicentennial celebration of Douglass’ birth tomorrow, Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., at DC Prep’s Anacostia Elementary Campus (1409 V St. SE).  Norton was appointed by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to serve on the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission, which was established by Norton’s bill.  Another Norton bill placed a statue of Douglass in the Capitol representing the District of Columbia, making D.C. the only jurisdiction that is …

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