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    Challenges Facing Black Women

    The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) convened their First Annual 2008 National Black Women’s Town Hall Meeting at their headquarters. After opening remarks by Dorothy…

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    African-American Voters and 2010 Midterm Elections

    Panelists talked about African-American participation in the 2010 midterm elections, challenges facing black voters, and the potential impact of the African-American vote both nationally…

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    Women in the Civil Rights Movement, Part 2

    Leaders of the civil rights movement discussed the contribution women have made to the movement to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. They focused on the…

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    Women in America Conference

    White House administration officials and women activists talked about a White House report on women in America at a forum hosted by the Center for American Progress.

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    Restoring Integrity to the Financial System

    A roundtable discussion was held on restoring integrity to the financial system. Gene Spurling spoke about the economic stimulus package. Robert Kuttner delivered the keynote…

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    Economic Security of Women

    A panel discussion was held on the effect of the economic downturn on the employment and economic security of women. Policy options discussed included: women’s participation in…

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    National Community Reinvestment Coalition Meeting

    Following keynote remarks by Mr. Kuttner, participants talked about the state of the economy, the housing industry, and the impact of mortgage foreclosures on local communities.

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    Budget and Tax Policy

    The National Council of Women’s Organizations held a forum on budget and tax policy and how fiscal policy affected women and families. Among the topics they addressed were the…

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