A Conversation with the Congressional Black Caucus from the United States Congress

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Off-the-Record Luncheon Discussion

Registration at 12:30pm
Luncheon & Discussion  at 12:45pm
Close at 2:00pm

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) represents the African American members of the U.S. Congress. In more than four decades, the CBC has grown as the number of elected black legislators has steadily increased. Starting with nine members at its founding, the CBC now comprises 10% of the U.S. Congress with 44 members representing 23 states. The CBC is often referred to as the “Conscience of the U.S. Congress” for being outspoken and active on issues that impact people of color and vulnerable populations.

The Washington, D.C.-based U.S.-Asia Institute is coordinating a historic Congressional Black Caucus delegation to China and Hong Kong in early August. Join the delegation at an Asia Society lunch to discuss their unique perspectives on a range of topics including the future of China and Hong Kong relations with the United States, social justice movements, civil rights, and the impact of African American culture on Hong Kong and China with attention on music, entertainment and sport, as well as other topics. This program is only open to members and is off-the-record.

  • Marcia FUDGE (Ohio), Chair, Congressional Black Caucus
  • G.K. BUTTERFIELD (North Carolina)
  • André CARSON (Indiana)
  • Emanuel CLEAVER II (Missouri)
  • Sheila JACKSON-LEE (Texas)    
  • Henry JOHNSON Jr. (Georgia)
  • Gregory MEEKS (New York) 
  • Donald PAYNE Jr. (New Jersey)
  • Charles RANGEL (New York)
  • Frederica WILSON (Florida)
     

Event Details

Fri 09 Aug 2013
12:45 PM - 2:30 PM
9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong
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HK$500 Asia Society members only
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