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ABOUT THE EVENT

The National Action Network’s New Jersey Chapters are holding their first two-day conference on October 19, 2017, and October 20, 2017, at the HYATT Regency Hotel in Jersey City, NJ. The theme of this year’s conference is “Bridging the Gap.” The purpose of the conference is to have real discussions and take sustainable action that will move our community forward in the areas of politics, religion, social justice, health and women’s advocacy. Also, Rev. Dr. Al Sharpton’s birthday banquet will be held on October 20, 2017.

The 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.

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    Reverend Al Sharpton

SCHEDULE

DAY 1 Oct. 19th

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    NAN Welcome Reception

    DAY-1 Oct. 19th 9:00 AM

    The National Action Network New Jersey chapters will kick off the two-day conference with an informative welcome reception. Each New Jersey chapter will provide updates on the movement across the state and all other NAN local and national initiatives.  Registration for this reception is free. 

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    Politcal Forum

    Political Forum  (11:00am – 4pm)

    The political forum is an all-inclusive discussion about current day politics and the importance of bridging the gap across all issues for people of color in the political arena. Registration for the political forum is free.

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    Al Sharpton Radio Show

    Al Sharpton Radio Show (1-4pm)

    This event is a live taping of Rev. Sharpton’s national syndicated radio show, Keepin’ It Real with Rev. Sharpton. This is a fantastic opportunity to witness first-hand how Rev. Sharpton brings his powerful voice to radio and getting answers to real questions that are important to our community. Registration for Rev. Sharpton’s Live Radio show is free.

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    Birthday Banquet

    Al Sharpton’s Birthday Banquet

    Join us for an amazing birthday celebration for Rev. Al Sharpton, an internationally renowned civil rights leader, activist, and founder and President of National Action Network (NAN), the Rev. Al Sharpton has dedicated his life to the fight for justice and equality.   Tickets to Rev. Sharpton’s Birthday Banquet are $100.00 per person. Purchase your ticket now!  

DAY 2 Oct. 20th

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    Ministers Breakfast

    The Minister’s Breakfast is a panel discussion on moving the churches forward during this Trump era. The church has always been a cornerstone of the community and the church will play a critical roll in moving the community forward, in spite of the divisive leadership at the national level.  Tickets for the Minister’s Breakfast are $50.00 per person. Purchase your ticket now!

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    Prison Reentry Forum

    The Reentry Forum will discuss the much-needed mission of providing individualized assessments and treatment plans that address essential needs of court-involved individuals in our community, including housing, treatment, mental health care, medical care, and access to health insurance and other public benefits to secure these essential needs. Registration for the Reentry Forum is free.

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    Women’s Empowerment Luncheon

    The Women’s Empowerment Luncheon is an amazing event designed to inspire, motivate & empower women to live their best lives. Women who have been major advocates for our community will also be honered at the luncheon. Tickets for the Women’s Empowerment Luncheon are $75.00 per person. Purchase your ticket now

VENUE

Check out the Venue Information

HYATT REGENCY JERSEY CITY

Address: 2 Exchange PlJersey City, NJ 07302-3901
Phone: (201) 469-1234