Congressional Black Caucus Launches CBC TECH 2020 to Diversify Tech Sector

Congressional Black Caucus Launches CBC TECH 2020 to Diversify Tech Sector

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Today at 4:00 p.m. EST, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will launch CBC TECH 2020, a new initiative aimed at increasing African American representation and inclusion in the tech industry.  CBC members will encourage industry leaders to use the same entrepreneurial spirit they use when creating new technologies to become innovators in diversifying tech.  Ben Jealous, Partner at Kapor Capital and former NAACP President, will moderate the Member-led panel discussion, which will be followed by remarks from Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr. Members of the CBC Diversity Task Force will take part in the event, including CBC Chairman Rep. G. K. Butterfield (NC), Diversity Taskforce Co-Chair Rep. Barbara Lee (CA), Rep. Maxine Waters (CA), Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA), Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX), Rep. Bennie Thompson (MS), Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, II (MO) and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY).

 

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