US Black Chambers: 2019 CBCF Annual Legislative Conference Recap

2019 CBCF Annual Legislative Conference
The mission of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference is to advance the global Black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public. Since 1970 CBCF has executed it’s Annual Legislative Conference to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information to address critical issues affecting our communities.
This year U.S. Black Chambers (USBC) president Ron Busby participated in an array of events held during “CBC Week,” to serve as the voice of the nation’s Black business owners.
Media Mention:
Black-owned businesses continue to be the largest employers of African Americans. During their panel discussion on this topic, speakers shared their thoughts on how Black-owned businesses can grow and be a driving force for the economy. Speakers included Julianne Malveaux (Economic Education); Ron Busby Sr. (U.S. Black Chambers Inc.); Henry Childs II (U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency); Alfred Edmond Jr. (Black Enterprise); and Ben Chavis (National Newspaper Publishers Association). “Black-owned newspapers tell our stories,” Busby told attendees. “We need to make sure that they have relevance and that we support and advertise with them.”
Read full article here.
Here’s A Glance at USBC’s Participation:
USBC president Ron Busby alongside representatives from Bowie State University and BB&T bank following a panel discussion about ways to support HBCU’s and Black-owned businesses
President Busby serves as a panelist on the “Nation Building Through the Black Business Community” panel discussion
USBC President Ron Busby alongside Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA, 3rd District)
President Busby being interviewed at BB&T Bank as it relates to access to capital for Black business owners
President Busby talks entertainment-entrepreneurship with Ronnie DeVoe of New Edition
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