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What, When, and Where is the National Action Network Annual Convention and 25th Anniversary Celebration?

Mar 17, 2017

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What, When, and Where is the National Action Network Annual Convention and 25th Anniversary Celebration?

During our National Action Network Annual Convention of more than 5,000 attendees we strongly encourage family and community engagement . As a part of educating our communities we offer organizations an opportunity to utilize our resource room during the convention on Thursday April 27th and Friday April 28th from 10-3 pm. If your organization would like to participate please email Patrice Perry, pperry@nationalactionnetwork.net  or call 1- 877-526-4651

National Action Network (NAN) hosts its national annual convention in New York City honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The convention brings together influential national leaders in civil rights, government, labor, the church, business, politics, media, and activism, to assess where we are today.  This is also NAN’s silver anniversary, 25 years of giving voice to the voiceless and being on the forefront fighting for justice and equality for all who deserve.  Some of the topics that will be addressed at the NAN 2016 Annual Convention will include issues of civil rights, education, gun-violence, labor, health-care, and the state of black media.  The convention will take place at:

 

The Sheraton Times Square Hotel

511 Seventh Avenue between 53rd and 52nd streets

April 26-29, 2017

How do I get to the Sheraton Times Square Hotel?

The Sheraton Times Square Hotel is located close to mass transportation.  The closest subway stop is the 1 train 50th street stop, on Broadway and 50th.  Additionally, please see the hotel website for driving direction.

Is there parking at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel?

Please see the Sheraton website for parking facilities.

How much does it cost to attend the NAN Convention and how do I confirm my attendance?

The NAN Convention is free and open to the public but you must register to attend.  Click here (live link) to register now.

Can I bring a child to the NAN Convention?

Indeed, children are welcome at the NAN Convention.  Additionally, on Friday and Saturday, there are many sessions that are specifically designed for youth 8 and above.

Does the NAN Convention accept volunteers?

 

Yes, if you would like to volunteer, please call the House of Justice at 212.690.3070

During our National Action Network Annual Convention of more than 5,000 attendees we strongly encourage family and community engagement . As a part of educating our communities we offer organizations an opportunity to utilize our resource room during the convention on Thursday April 27th and Friday April 28th from 10-3 pm. If your organization would like to participate please email Patrice Perry, pperry@nationalactionnetwork.net  or call 1- 877-526-4651