House Speaker Paul Ryan to Join Communities of Color Breakfast Series


Tess Candori | 212-558-5362 | (primary) 
K. Kim Atterbury | 202-629-5750 |

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 11, 2018) Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) will join the National Urban League and Insight America as a guest speaker during the organizations’ monthly Communities of Color Breakfast Series.

The series are bi-partisan monthly policy discussions that bring together thought leaders to hear from senior Administration and Congressional officials. The goal is to create an open dialogue where leaders can discuss important policy topics impacting communities of color. Past guest speakers have included Vice President Michael R. Pence, U.S. Department of Education Secretary John B. King, Jr., U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn.

The breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will also include remarks by Marc H. Morial, president and CEO of National Urban League; Former Congressman J.C. Watts, Honorary Chairman, Insight America; Don Cravins, Jr., Senior Vice President of Policy at the National Urban League; and Elroy P. Sailor, Founder, Insight America.

WHO:                 House Speaker Paul Ryan to Join Communities of Color Breakfast Series
WHEN:               Thursday, April 12, beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET
WHERE:              U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Room HVC-201 AB 

MEDIA RSVP: Media interested in attending must contact their respective gallery to sign up for coverage. All media must be credentialed to attend. Cameras should be in position no later than 8:30 a.m. ET.

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