- Links in Congress— Since the Election. Members of The Links, Incorporated serving in the U.S. House of Representatives will examine the state of Black America since the 2020 presidential election. From voting rights, to economic recovery and stability, policing, and criminal justice reform, this dynamic panel will address systemic issues affecting our communities.
- Sisters United4Reform— How it Started ~ How it’s Going. Leaders from the 13 African American women’s organizations comprising Sisters United4Reform will reflect on the impetus for the call to action the alliance delivered in 2020 in response to the racial and social reckoning ignited in the United States. Our esteemed panelists will discuss the progress the country has made and the work that still needs to be done.
- The Women Behind the CROWN: Forces behind the CROWN Act will share about the journey from getting the anti-hair discrimination act first passed in California, to its passage in 13 other states, its status as a federal bill introduced in both chambers of the U.S. Congress, and its cultural and personal impact on Black lives.
The 2021 presentation of The Links, Incorporated Trailblazer Award to Opal Lee, the “Grandmother of Juneteenth,” a Presidential Commendation to the Honorable William J. Walker, sergeant at arms, United States House of Representatives, and a Presidential Citation to Kim. E. Campbell, deputy sergeant at arms, United States House of Representatives. An inspiring call to action to push our advocacy agenda forward will help round out the day’s programming.
The Legislative Summit, a signature event hosted by The Links Foundation, Incorporated, is designed to elevate the national conversation on critical issues impacting the progress of Black communities. Please join us as we demonstrate the strength of Our VOICE. Our VOTE. Our POWER!