MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: November 29, 2017
CONTACT: Clarissa Corona 213.718.0732 email@example.com
WEDS NOV. 29: Members of Congress, Policy Advocate Bridging Digital Divide to be Honored in DC by the National Hispanic Media Coalition
8th Annual NHMC Washington, D.C. Impact Awards Reception to Honor Policymakers Protecting People of ColorWASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, November 29 at 6:00 pm, the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) will honor Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Senator Catherine Cortez Mastro and media policy advocate Angela Campbell, for their contributions toward policies that bridge the digital divide and protect the interests of the Latino community and other people of color. Event Details: WHAT: Reception honoring Washington, D.C. influencers whose work fighting for more inclusive and progressive policies have greatly benefited people of color. WHO: Honorees include: Congresswoman Maxine Waters – Outstanding Public Service Impact Award Senator Catherine Cortez Masto – Outstanding Public Service Impact Award Angela Campbell, Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Institute for Public Representation – Outstanding Advocate Impact Award WHEN: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 5:30 pm – Reception 6:00 pm – Remarks WHERE: National Association of Broadcasters 1771 N Street NW Washington, DC RSVP: For credentials, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org At its 8th annual Washington, D.C. Impact Awards Reception, NHMC recognizes policymakers and influencers that are working to bridge the digital divide and advocating for policies that protect Latinos and other people of color. Past honorees include Senator Robert Menendez, Senator Ed Markey, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo, Congressman José E. Serrano, Congressman Ben Ray Luján, Congressman Raúl Grijalva, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn, Jessica Rosenworcel and then-FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps, and then-Congresswoman Hilda Solis. NHMC’s title reception sponsor is the National Association of Broadcasters. Platinum sponsors include Sprint, Univison and Fusion TV.
###The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is the media watchdog for the Latino community, ensuring that we are fairly and consistently represented in news and entertainment and that our voices are heard over the airwaves and on the internet. We exist to challenge executives and influencers throughout the entertainment and news industry to eliminate barriers for Latinos to express themselves and be heard through every type of medium. NHMC works to bring decision-makers to the table to open new opportunities for Latinos to create, contribute and consume programming that is inclusive, free from bias and hate rhetoric, affordable and culturally relevant. Receive real-time updates on Facebook, Twitter @NHMC and Instagram @NHMC_org.]]>