NEW JERSEY - The theme of this year’s conference on October 19, 2017, and October 20, 2017, will be, “Bridging the Gap.” The purpose of the conference is to have real discussions and take sustainable action that will move communities forward in the areas social justice, economic development, housing, healthcare, politics and voting rights, education and criminal justice reform.

The 2-day conference will feature:

• updates on the movement across the state and all other NAN local and national initiatives and a special segment with the host of the WBLS Open Line Show, Bob Slade and Bob Pickett; 

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• A live broadcast of Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Syndicated Radio Show, “Keeping It Real” with Rev Sharpton; 

• A birthday celebration for the Internationally renowned Civil Right’s Leader and Activist, the Reverend Al Sharpton; 

• A Minister’s Breakfast and panel discussion on moving the churches forward during this Trump era; 

• A Prison Reentry Forum that will discuss the much needed mission of addressing the essential needs of court-involved individuals in our community, including housing, treatment, mental and medical healthcare and other public benefits; 

• A Women’s Empowerment Luncheon to inspire, motivate and empower women to live their best lives.
For more information and to register visit or call 866-802-5738. 

The National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender.