Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

Congressional and Legislative Luncheon 2015

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Congressional and Legislative Luncheon: Opportunities to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in Multicultural Media and Telecom Ownership

Description: Members of Congress and federal and state legislative leaders will discuss the types of policies, best practices, public-private partnerships, regulatory initiatives, legislation, and executive orders that drive technological change, job creation, innovation, and economic opportunity. MMTC President and CEO Kim Keenan will present the 2015 State of Broadband and Social Justice Address.

Moderator:
Maurita Coley, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, MMTC

Invocation:
Bishop Steven J. Smith, Executive Director, Public Policy Institute and Media & Telecom Project, Rainbow PUSH Coalition

Greetings:
Hon. Clifford “Cliff” Stearns, Member of Congress Emeritus (R-FL); Co-Chair, New Telecom and Internet Policy Taskforce

Hon. Edolphus “Ed” Towns, Member of Congress Emeritus (D-NY); Co-Chair, New Telecom and Internet Policy Taskforce

2015 State of Broadband and Social Justice Address:
Kim M. Keenan, President and CEO, MMTC

Remarks:
Hon. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), Member, U.S. House of Representatives

Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler, Member, Georgia House of Representatives

Timothy Robinson, Chief Counsel, Democratic Members, Energy and Commerce Committee, U.S. House of Representatives

Hon. Rodney E. Slater, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs LLP; Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation