Phoenix Awards Dinner w/ Keynote Speaker:
President Barack Obama
via CBCF: The Phoenix Dinner is the culminating event of the ALC. This highly-visible event pays tribute to the legacy and achievements of remarkable individuals who positively impact the African-American experience.
#CBCFALC16 President Barack Obama will deliver his seventh and final keynote at our 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner!
The event is scheduled for 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. We will be honoring Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, Rep. Charles Rangel, Rep. Marcia Fudge, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (in honor of the Emanuel Nine), and Mr. Robert F. Smith, founder, chairman, and CEO of Vista Equity Partners! The Phoenix Awards Dinner is the primary fundraising event for the CBCF.
This black-tie event showcases our education and leadership programs, and provides an opportunity to recognize outstanding individuals who make humanitarian contributions to society!