Stan Straughter (CFA Board Member), Greg Simpkins (VP Sullivan Foundation), Mel Foote (CFA President & CEO), Jeannine B. Scott (Sr VP Africare and AAUC Coordinator), Ambassador Johnnie Carson (Assistant Secretary for African Affairs), Dr. Gwen Mikell (Georgetown University), and Dr. Badi Foster (President, Phelps Stokes Foundation)

Stan Straughter (CFA Board Member), Greg Simpkins (VP Sullivan Foundation), Mel Foote (CFA President & CEO), Jeannine B. Scott (Sr VP Africare and AAUC Coordinator), Ambassador Johnnie Carson (Assistant Secretary for African Affairs), Dr. Gwen Mikell (Georgetown University), and Dr. Badi Foster (President, Phelps Stokes Foundation)

On June 23, 2009, the Constituency for Africa (CFA) and the African American Unity Caucus (AAUC) hosted a policy briefing with the new Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson. Please click on the link below for the CFA/AAUC Statement Regarding the Event.

CFA/AAUC Policy Briefing with Ambassador Carson

Please click on the link below for the remarks of Dr. Gwendolyn Mikell of Georgetown University in response to Ambassador Carson’s comments at the policy briefing.

Response by Dr. Gwendolyn Mikell of Georgetown University