UNITED STATES VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS TO DELIVER THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK’S (NAN) 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION—
October 28, 2021
National Action Network, [email protected]
UNITED STATES VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS TO DELIVER THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK’S (NAN) 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
New York Governor Kathy Hochul, Director Spike Lee, Lorne Michaels, Michael Che, Hazel Dukes and Terence Blanchard among list of dignitaries attending NAN’s 30th Anniversary
(New York, NY) – Monday, November 1st, 2021, United States Vice President Kamala Harris will deliver the keynote address at Reverend Sharpton’s and NAN’s “Celebration Above All” event marking three decades of activism by the National Action Network. The celebration will honor individuals that have dedicated their life and work to upholding the fight for civil rights and social justice and the mission of NAN, and attendees will celebrate Reverend Al Sharpton’s 67th birthday.
The 57th Governor of New York, Kathy Hochul, and Academy Award-winning director and screenwriter Spike Lee are among the list of dignitaries who will attend the celebration. Spike Lee will be presenting the Triumph Award to American Trumpeter and Composer Terence Blanchard, who recently made history by being the first Black composer at the Metropolitan Opera. Reverend Sharpton and Vice President Harris have worked closely on multiple initiatives critical to the Biden Administration, like the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, the Voting Rights Act, and legislation that aims for equality for Americans.
NAN 30th Anniversary Award Honorees:
Terence Blanchard, Grammy Award–winning musician and the first black composer to perform at the Metropolitan Opera
Hazel N. Dukes, President of NAACP, New York State Conference
Lorne Michaels, Creator and Executive Producer of “Saturday Night Live”
Marva Smalls, ViacomCBS Executive Vice President, Global Head of Inclusion, Public Affairs, Kids and Family Entertainment Brands
Monday, November 1st, 2021
Doors open at 6:00PM
Program starts at 7:30PM
7th Ave and 57th Street
New York, NY
**The Vice President’s remarks will be pooled for TV and open to limited pre-credentialed media. Please contact [email protected] with any questions on covering or access to the pool footage.**
- PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED FOR ENTRY. A person entering the building must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 20th
- All attendees are required to wear face masks while inside Carnegie Hall.
- To have an easier and faster entry experience, all attendees are encouraged to use the CLEAR app, which does not require any additional identification upon entering Carnegie Hall. clear.app.link/CarnegieHall
- Please provide your full name and email address. In compliance with venue security and COVID protocol, all guest information is needed on or before October 20.
About National Action Network
National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, criminal record, economic status, gender, gender expression, or sexuality. For more information, visit http://www.nationalactionnetwork.net/