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National Action Network (NAN) announces the appointment of Janaye Ingram as Washington, DC Bureau Chief of the Civil Rights organization headed by Rev. Al Sharpton

Jun 17, 2011

National Action Network continues to build a presence on Capitol Hill vowing to ensure that social justice practices and a civil rights agenda is addressed by Congress, the Administration and the Supreme Court

June 17, 2011 (New York, NY) — Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network have announced the appointment of Janaye Ingram as the Bureau Chief of National Action Network’s Washington, DC office that opened its doors on May 17th, 2011 to enable NAN to monitor what is happening on the Hill as it relates to and impacts the African-American community.

Ms. Ingram will work closely with the senior leadership of the organization to uphold NAN’s mission of protecting the civil rights of all Americans by making sure the White House, Congress, the Supreme Court, and all levels of the legislative body are aware of key civil rights and social justice issues. Ms. Ingram hails from Camden, NJ, and has dedicated her life to social justice and equality issues.

In her vast work experience she has remained committed to the advancement of the community by participating in positions that required her to utilize her marketing communications, event planning and fundraising and management skills. Janaye currently has a BA in Psychology from Clark Atlanta University and a MS in Nonprofit Management from Milano, The New School for Management and Urban Policy. She has received several awards for her efforts including the Women’s History Month Award for Community Service given by the New Jersey State Assembly. Ms. Ingram also serves as a board member of the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network, is a member of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, and is founder of the Ambassadors of Hope scholarship and volunteer involvement campaign.

She currently resides in the DC Metro area where she volunteers with various organizations. National Action Network (NAN) is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the world and is in the forefront of social justice in the United States. NAN was founded in New York City in 1991 by the Rev. Al Sharpton and a group of activists that were committed to the principles of non-violent direct action and civil disobedience as a direct outgrowth of the movement that was built and led by the Rev. Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Since its founding NAN has expanded to encompass chapters throughout the United States and maintain important regional offices in Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, GA; Detroit, MI; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Las Vegas, NV; and Los Angeles, CA.

For more information please visit www.nationalactionnetwork.net. For media inquires please contact Rachel Noerdlinger, Executive Vice President of Communications for National Action Network at rachel@noerdlingermedia.com