Senator Scott to Co-Host 2020 HBCU Fly-In
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will join House Republican Conference Vice Chairman Mark Walker in hosting the Fouth Annual HBCU Fly-In in Washington, D.C. Senator Scott and Vice Chairman Walker have invited the Presidents and Chancellors of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to participate in the afternoon conference on Capitol Hill. The conference will begin at 11 a.m.
Media is welcome. Media availabilities will be announced at a later date.
WHO: U.S. Senator Tim Scott & Vice Chairman Mark Walker
Additional speakers to be announced
WHAT: 2020 HBCU Fly-In
WHEN: Thursday, February 27, 2020
WHERE: Kennedy Caucus Room, Russell Building
Interested media should RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senator Scott kicked off Black History Month with a bipartisan African American panel titled, 21st Century Solutions: Same Challenge, Multiple Paths. The panel featured Charlamagne tha God, Co-host of The Breakfast Club; Van Jones, CEO of REFORM Alliance; Don Calloway, CEO of Pine Street Strategies; Kay Coles James, President of The Heritage Foundation; Raphael “Raffi” Williams, Press Secretary and Senior Communications Advisor at the Federal Housing Finance Agency; and Rob Smith, Republican Strategist and Political Commentator.
The Black History Month panel featured serious discussions among the panelists on financial literacy, rebuilding our communities and how to fix failing schools, and advancing the future of young African Americans. The Fly-In will continue the discussion on how to advance opportunities for black youth, with Senator Scott inviting educators and members of Congress to participate in an open dialogue around bettering HBCU’s and minority-serving institutions (MSI).