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Rev. Al Sharpton & NAN to gather national civil rights activists, stakeholders and 2020 Presidential Candidates for 28th annual National Convention

Feb 28, 2019

Largest public civil rights conference in the nation will feature nearly a dozen 2020 presidential hopefuls, clergy members, civil rights activists, and stakeholders in the nation to examine the state of civil liberties and racial justice today


Media interested in registering to cover the NAN Annual Convention should click here to fill out the credential request form and contact Alex Butcher-Nesbitt ([email protected]) with any questions.


National Action Network (NAN) Annual Convention
Panels, workshops, and speakers


Rev. Al Sharpton, President & Founder, NAN
Stacey Abrams, Founder, Fair Fight Action
Valerie Jarrett, Former Senior Advisor to Barack Obama & Author, Finding My Voice
Eric Holder, 82nd Attorney General of the United States
Representative Karen Bass (D-CA-37)
Representative Lucy McBath (D-GA-06)
Representative Gregory Meeks (D-NY-05)

2020 Presidential Candidates

Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN)
Representative John Delaney (D-MD-06)
Entrepreneur Andrew Yang (D-NH)


Wednesday, April 3 – Saturday, April 6, 2019
** Panel and plenary schedule forthcoming


Sheraton Times Square
811 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10019