NAACP/PR — LAS VEGAS, Nevada– Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks to thousands of delegates, members and guests of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), at its annual convention on July 23. The event is being held from July 19-23 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Vice President Biden’s remarks are scheduled for Wednesday, July 23 at 11:00 a.m. (PST)
The 2014 NAACP convention, “NAACP: All In for Justice and Equality,” occurs in a year of important civil rights anniversaries and milestones, including the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, and the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer. It also occurs on the heels of the Shelby v. Holder Supreme Court decision, which invalidated Section IV of the Voting Rights Act.
To obtain press credentials, please provide your name and media organization to Michelle Nealy or Nicole Kenney at: http://action.naacp.org/page/s/press-registration-las-vegas.