CBC Chairman G. K. Butterfield and Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Co-Chairs of the CBC Diversity Task Force, Convene Leading African American Organizations to Announce New Initiatives To Increase Tech Diversity

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CBC photo courtesy G. K. Butterfield
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, December 3rd at 10:00 a.m. EST in Room 234 of the Cannon House Office Building, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), who serve as co-chairs of the CBC Diversity Task Force and CBC TECH 2020, will bring together top technology professional organizations to announce new efforts to increase African American inclusion in the technology sector.  This event is open to the press.


WHO:   

•           Congressional Black Caucus Chairman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01)
•           Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13)
•           American Association for Access, Equity & Diversity
•           BDPA (formerly known as Black Data Processing Associates)
•           Blacks In Technology
•           Bleeker
•           Career Communications Group
•           Global Leadership Forum
•           Information Technology Senior Management Forum

WHAT:
Press event to announce new actions by seven national organizations to increase African American inclusion in the technology industry.

WHEN:
Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EST

WHERE:
234 Cannon House Office Building
27 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC  20003

HOST CHAPTER:
BDPA-DC | http://www.bdpadc.org

RSVP to CBC.RSVP@mail.house.gov

Author: bdpatoday

BDPA, formerly known as Black Data Processing Associates, was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania over 40 years ago in 1975 to promote professional growth and technical development in underserved communities for those in or entering information and communications technology (ICT) oriented fields of interest and related industries. bdpatoday (ISSN 1946-1429) is a monthly serial periodical published in Washington, D.C. by participating local BDPA Chapters of National BDPA (NBDPA) within their respective media markets by local chapter Communications Committees. bdpatoday is emailed to BDPA members, BDPA corporate sponsors, or electronically delivered to BDPA Chapters and Chapter Interest Groups (CIGs) via social media as a benefit of membership. Popular Technology TV (PTTV) features the latest TECH-Inclusion innovations and multimedia STEM programming content produced for video streams and television programs by Industry with bdpatoday and National BDPA's Washington, D.C. Chapter for general audiences.

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