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Jun 7, 2016

Hundreds of Black Youth and Boys Attend 2nd Annual Men and Boys Day on Capitol Hill

More than 400 black men and boys attended the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP)'s program, Black Youth Vote 2016 BYV! Day on Capitol Hill under the theme,"Moving From Protest to Policy to the Polls!". The youth from all over the country including attended a forum on Capitol Hill which includes speakers such as NCBCP President & CEO Melanie L. Campbell, BYV! Hill Day national coordinator Rev. Tony Lee and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO). They then paid visits to several members of Congress to discuss issues of importance including Jobs, Education, Criminal Justice Reform, Fatherhood and Voting Rights. The organization also has placed the importance of increasing incentives and support to Historically Black Colleges and Universities to attract more black male teachers and educators.

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