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Leading Civil Rights Leaders to Host Media Briefing with President-Elect Biden & Vice President-Elect Harris

Dec 07, 2020

(New York, NY) — Civil rights leaders are scheduled to meet with President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Tuesday, December 8, to discuss racial equity, social justice, and increased diversity in the Biden-Harris Cabinet and among senior advisors.

At 6:00 pm ET, there will be a media briefing with the civil rights leaders to discuss the meeting’s outcomes.

Scheduled to participate in the briefing are:

Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League
Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President, National Action Network
Melanie L. Campbell, President and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Convener of the Black Women’s Roundtable
Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Kristen Clarke, President and Executive Director, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Vanita Gupta, President and CEO, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Derrick Johnson, President and CEO, NAACP

The media briefing will take place on Tuesday, December 8, at 6:00 pm Eastern Time


Media briefing on meeting between civil rights leaders and President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris


Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time