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Symposium covers issues of African-American women and girls

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) will serve as host of the 2016 Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls Chicago Symposium on Friday at the University of Chicago.

Kelly is co-chair of the caucus along with U.S. Rep. Yvette Clark (D-New York). Joining them will be U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wisc.), a member of the caucus.

The theme of the meeting, “Defining the Black Female Experience,” is part of the work of the Congressional Caucus that will give black women an opportunity to be heard on the policies . . .

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