MEDIA ADVISORY FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
Thursday, June 26, 2019
Schedule for Covering Presidential Candidates at Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention
Day One: Covering Former Vice President Joe Biden at Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention
Friday, June 28, 2019
Chicago Teachers Union, 1901 W. Carroll Ave.
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. – Media check-in
10:45 a.m. – Press conference with Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. and labor leaders. Rev. Jackson will discuss crucial role of labor in 2020 presidential campaign and provide overview of the convention, including details about appearances of growing list of top-tier presidential candidates attending the 5-day gathering.
12 p.m. – Labor Luncheon
12:10 p.m. – Rev. Jackson introduces former Vice President Joe Biden.
12:15 p.m. – Vice President Biden delivers remarks for about 15 minutes.
12:30 p.m. – Vice President Biden departs.
Day Two: Covering Sen. Elizabeth Warren at Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Apostolic Faith Church, 3823 S. Indiana Ave.
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. – Media check-in.
10 a.m. – International broadcast and Rainbow PUSH Coalition community forum.
11:10 a.m. – Rev. Jackson introduces Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
11:15 a.m. – Sen Warren speaks for 15 minutes.
11:45 a.m. – Sen. Warren joins Rev. Jackson for media Q and A.
12:15 a.m. – Sen. Warren departs.
More details to follow.
Deborah O. Farmer
Rainbow PUSH Coalition is a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international organization that was formed in December 1996 by the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. through merging of two organizations he founded Operation PUSH People United to Serve Humanity (estab. 1971) and the Rainbow Coalition (estab. 1984). With headquarters in Chicago and offices in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and Oakland, the organization works to make the American Dream a reality for all citizens while advocating for peace and justice around the world. RPC is dedicated to improving the lives of all people by serving as a voice for the voiceless. Its mission is to protect, defend and gain civil rights by leveling the economic and educational playing fields while promoting peace and justice around the world.