SCLC Convention

  • 23 Aug 2013
  • 8:00 AM (EDT)
  • 26 Aug 2013
  • 12:00 AM (EDT)
  • GRAND HYATT, WASHINGTON, DC

Registration

  • Morning Fitness
    Workshops
    SCLC Business Sessions
    Kingonomics bootcamps
    National Town Halls
    Worship Service
    Expo
  • Workshops
    SCLC Business Sessions
    National Town Halls
    Concert
    Special Receptions
    Gospel Brunch
    Women’s Luncheon
    Morning Fitness
    Worship Service
    Legacy and Leadership Gala
    VIP Access—All Events
    Special Parking Pass
    Expo

Registration is closed

SCLC 55th Annual Convention 


The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) will convene its 55th Annual Convention in Washington, D.C. August 23rd – 26th at the Capital Hilton and the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Come celebrate the 55th annual convention and the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington – a march organized and led by SCLC in 1963 at which SCLC co-founder and president, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Join the SCLC and other historic civil rights organizations to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of one of America’s most revered moments in history. 


The SCLC Annual International Convention is promised to be a historic moment of commemoration and looking forward as this year’s convention theme is: “Moving Together, Moving Forward: Jobs and Freedom”. The convention will feature a number of special town halls, networking opportunities, concerts, panel discussions, workshops, and other learning opportunities with lead scholars, activist, corporate executive, non-profit executives and many more. 



CONVENTION SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE

Thursday, August 22, 2013
Emancipation of Capital Gala
Evening Worship and Prayer

Friday, August 23, 2013
Morning fitness
Convention Registration
Business Sessions
Workshops
National Town Hall
Concert
Expo

Saturday, August 24, 2013
Morning Fitness
Convention Registration 
March on Washington
Expo

Sunday, August 25, 2013
Convention Registration
Worship Service
Gospel Brunch
Expo

Monday, August 26, 2013
Morning Fitness
Prayer/Devotion
Registration/Gala Ticket Purchase
Business Sessions
National Town Halls
Workshops
Legacy and Leadership Gala




SPECIAL EVENTS


National Town Hall
The SCLC National Town Hall will serve as a time of conversation around issues germane to minority economic empowerment. In support of the newly formed SCLC Poverty Institute, all town hall events will address poverty and economic empowerment.

March Kick-Off Concert
The SCLC March on Washington Kick-off Concert will be a special time of entertainment and celebration for March and Convention participants.

50th Anniversary March On Washington
Reenactment of the 1963 March on Washington.




Hotels


GRAND HYATT, WASHINGTON, DC

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March on Washington





CAPITAL HILTON

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