Congressional Black Caucus Foundation



About the event

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) is in-person on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, through Sunday, September 24, 2023, in Washington, D.C.! The 2023 conference, presented by Amazon, marks the 52nd ALC.

This year's theme is Securing Our Democracy. Protecting Our Freedoms. Uplifting Our Culture.

Join us at the the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for five days of premium programming and signature events including the Prayer Breakfast, National Town Hall, Phoenix Awards and Black Party. We are eager to safely convene in person in Washington, DC.

What is the Annual Legislative Conference(ALC)?

The CBCF Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) is the leading policy conference on issues impacting African Americans and the global Black community. Thought leaders, legislators and concerned citizens engage on economic development, civil and social justice, public health and education issues. Join subject experts, industry leaders, elected officials and citizen activists to explore today's issues from an African American perspective. For more information about ALC, email



The Annual Legislative Conference #ALC52 will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center located 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001 from Wednesday September 20-Sunday September 24, 2023. For more information on the Convention Center please visit:

Please click here for more information about the health & safety guidelines at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Health & Safety

By registering for and attending the 52nd Annual Legislative Conference, you acknowledge that there are health and safety risks associated with participating in any public events and that you understand and accept those risks. As a condition of registering for and attending the event, you agree to release, waive, hold harmless, and forever discharge any and all liability, claims, and demands against the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc., its employees, directors, officers, sponsors, and agents (the “Released Parties”), either in law or in equity, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, including but not limited to damages or losses caused by the negligence, fault or conduct of any kind on the part of the Released Parties, arising from your participation in the event.


Please click the button below to register for the 2023 Annual Legislative Conference.