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SATURDAY: AT NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK RALLY, MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, CITY & STATE OFFICIALS & CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS TO WISH REV. AL SHARPTON HAPPY BIRTHDAY & SPEAKERS TO SLAM TRUMP’S EGREGIOUS BEHAVIOR IN PUERTO RICO

Oct 06, 2017

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Contact:
Rachel Noerdlinger, rnoerdlinger@mercuryllc.com
Ross Adair, radair@mercuryllc.com
Alex Butcher-Nesbitt, abutchernesbitt@mercuryllc.com
Phone: 212-681-1380

SATURDAY: AT NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK RALLY, MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, CITY & STATE OFFICIALS & CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS TO WISH REV. AL SHARPTON HAPPY BIRTHDAY & SPEAKERS TO SLAM TRUMP’S EGREGIOUS BEHAVIOR IN PUERTO RICO

New York, NY – On Saturday, elected officials from across New York will join President and Founder Rev. Al Sharpton to wish him a happy 63rd, birthday, celebrating his 50 years of tireless work fighting for civil rights started at 13.
Following the devastation of Hurricane Maria, members of Congress, civil rights activists, and city and state officials will also join Rev. Al Sharpton at the House of Justice, condemning Trump’s woefully inadequate response to the crisis in Puerto Rico.
WHO:
Reverend Al Sharpton, President, National Action Network
Congressman Hakeem Jeffries
Congressman Adriano Espaillat
NYS Comptroller Tom Dinapoli
NYS Senate Democrat Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins
NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer
NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer
Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner
WHERE:
National Action Network House of Justice
106 W 145th St.
Harlem, NY 10039

WHEN:
Saturday, October 7th — 9:00–11:00 a.m.

The rally can be seen on Impact Television Network, heard on WLIB 1190 AM and live streamed at www.nationalactionnetwork.net.

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About the National Action Network (NAN)
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, nationality or gender.

For more information go to www.nationalactionnetwork.net