National Action Network to Host King Day Public Policy Forum

Annual Martin Luther King Day Public Policy Forum to honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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On Monday, January 18th Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network (NAN) will welcome prominent clergy, elected officials and civil rights leaders at the House of Justice for their Annual Martin Luther King Day Public Policy Forum to honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The program will take place at NAN's House of Justice at 106 W. 145 Street in Harlem and runs from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Following the deadly insurrection on Capitol Hill, this year’s forum will seek to use Dr. King’s teachings to combat hate and inequality through political advocacy. National Action Network has been dedicated to the fight for justice and equality for decades by taking the teachings of Dr. King and applying them to the modern civil rights agenda.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all federal, state and local CDC guidelines will be followed including the following:

  • Temperatures will be taken upon arrival
  • Masks must be worn at all times
  • Social distancing will be enforced
  • Gathering capacity guidelines will be followed

The program will be available via live streaming on NAN's Facebook page and on the site for those that are not able to attend in person.

Participants for this MLK Day celebration include:

  • Rev. Al Sharpton
  • Charles Schumer, U.S. Senator
  • Jerry Nadler, U.S. Representative
  • Charles Rangel, U.S. Representative
  • Carolyn Maloney, U.S. Representative
  • Ritchie Torres, U.S. Representative
  • Tom DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller
  • Bill de Blasio, New York City Mayor
  • Chirlane McCray, New York City First Lady
  • Jumaane Williams, New York City Public Advocate
  • Scott Stringer, New York City Comptroller
  • Brad Hoylman, New York State Senator
  • John Liu, New York State Senator
  • Brian Benjamin, New York State Senator
  • Jabari Brisport, New York State Senator
  • Kevin Parker, New York State Senator
  • Inez Dickens, New York State Assemblywoman
  • Latrice Walker, New York State Assemblywoman
  • Jo Ann Simon, New York State Assemblywoman
  • Al Taylor, New York State Assemblyman
  • Nathalia Fernandez, New York State Assemblywoman
  • David Weprin, New York State Assemblyman
  • Robert Rodriguez, New York State Assemblyman
  • Carmen de la Rosa, New York State Assemblywoman
  • Mathieu Eugene, New York City Councilman
  • Carlina Rivera, New York City Councilwoman
  • Mark Levine, New York City Councilman
  • Carlos Menchaca, New York City Councilman
  • Ben Kallos, New York City Councilman
  • Robert Cornegy, New York City Councilman
  • Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President
  • Ruben Diaz Jr., Bronx Borough President
  • Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President
  • Darcel Clark, Bronx District Attorney
  • Eric Gonzalez, Brooklyn District Attorney
  • Melinda Katz, Queens District Attorney
  • Erica Ford, CEO of LIFE Camp
  • Andrew Yang
  • Ray McGuire
  • Maya Wiley
  • Loree Sutton
  • Dianne Morales
  • Shaun Donovan
  • Zack Iscol
  • Diana Florence
  • Liz Crotty
  • Tali Fahardian-Weinstein
  • Lucy Lang
  • Alvin Bragg
  • Dan Quart
  • State and local elected officials and clergy

For more information go to www.nationalactionnetwork.net.

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