Congressional Black Caucus Foundation



About the event

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) is in-person on Wednesday, September 11, 2024, through Sunday, September 15, 2024, in Washington, D.C.! The 2024 conference, presented by Amazon, marks the 53rd ALC.

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 #ALC53 will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center located 801 Allen Y Lew Place NW, Washington, DC 20001 from Wednesday, September 11-Sunday September 15, 2024. For more information on the Convention Center please visit:

Health & Safety

By registering for and attending the 53rd 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.


Calling for the next great artists of our generation - ALC is featuring up-and-coming artists from around the world to come together on the ALC Spotlight Stage. The platform for emerging artists will highlight various genres of music, comedians, the spoken word and so much more!

For more information and to sign-up, visit our ALC Emerging Artist Registration Form.


Please click the button below to register for the 2024 Annual Legislative Conference.