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May 17, 2012

Actors Vivica A. Fox, Demetria McKinney & Johnathan McDaniel Join Community Leaders Michael Baisden, Shawn Dove & Joshua DuBois for Spirit of Democracy Awards Gala

Washington, DC - The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation will "Celebrate Our Brothers" during the 15th annual Spirit of Democracy Awards Gala Thursday May 17 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. The awards are presented to individuals and organizations who have demonstrated a consistent commitment to social justice and creating balance in the democratic process. Sponsors include AT&T and Verizon, among others. Media should RSVP to edmedia@dogonvillage.com.

WHO:
Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
Vivica A. Fox, actress (Kill Bill, Set It Off, Independence Day), producer and businesswoman.


Vivica A. Fox, actress (Kill Bill, Set It Off, Independence Day), producer and businesswoman.

Honorees:
Michael Baisden, radio show host, author & activist
Gerald Hudson, international executive vice president, SEIU
David Honig, founder and president, Minority Media and Telecommunications Council.
Al Dotson, chairman of the board,100 Black Men of America
Joshua DuBois, executive director of The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
Jonathan McDaniel - actor (Robert Townsend's "In the Hive" & "That's So Raven"), recording artist, and technology advocate

Demetria McKinney,actress (Tyler Perry's House of Payne) and singer

WHAT: National Coalition on Black Civic Participation's Spirit of Democracy Awards Gala

WHEN:
DATE: Thurs. May 17, 2012

TIME: 6 PM Reception/photo op 7 PM dinner

TICKETS:
 $175 /ea. - Will be sold at the door. 

WHERE: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill - Columbia Ballroom 400 New Jersey Ave. NW Washington, DC20001

CONTACT:
MEDIA RSVP TO Edrea Davis at edmedia@dogonvillage.com 770.961.6200/818.613.9521

Founded in 1976, the NCBCP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to increasing African American participation in civil society. The current programs and initiatives of the organization include Black Youth Vote!, Black Women's Roundtable, and the Unity 2012 Voter Empowerment Campaign. The National Coalition continues to train and engage African American leaders and community activists in overcoming institutional barriers that have hindered the growth of Black communities politically, socially and economically.

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