Each year, the black members of the United States Congress convene, along with other experts, to share a snapshot of how their efforts on Capitol Hill are impacting their constituencies and the nation at large. Members host braintrusts, panel discussions that delve into relevant topics, and then open the discussion for members of the media and convention goers to participate. ONYX Magazine joined the five-day Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) in its 47th run and returned energized to better serve our community. With more than 9,000 people in attendance, the ALC is the largest gathering in the nation of mostly African-Americans focused on policy. Below are a few snippets to describe how Florida representatives are working for you.
For the full article, pick up the November/December 2017 issue of ONYX.