2019 North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship Event
About this Event
The Education Scholarship Event is an annual one day event designed to raise funds for scholarships for students attending the 10 participating Historically Black Colleges and Universities in North Carolina. The event also educates the community on issues and topics that impact the citizens of North Carolina. The event, whose theme is “The Urgency is Now: Investing our Future Today, Tomorrow and Beyond” will be held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham.
The Keynote Speaker for the scholarship banquet will be Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA). Congressmember Karen Bass was re-elected to her fifth term representing California’s 37th Congressional District in November of 2018. Later that month, she was elected by her peers to serve as the Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), which boasts a historic 55 members in the 116th Congress. She also serves as Chair of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and as a member on the House Judiciary Committee.
Congresswoman Karen Bass