Campaign News
September 25, 2009

Terri Sewell to Participate on CBC Panel

Contact: Bret Wask, (202) 470-6295

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Birmingham, AL – Terri Sewell is in Washington today to take part in an issue forum, "From Lincoln to Obama," hosted by Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission as part of the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference.  “I am honored to be participating with the panel From Lincoln to Obama, and I appreciate the opportunity to discuss the impact history has played on public policy in the South.”
 
ISSUE FORUM: FROM LINCOLN TO OBAMA

Hosted by Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. - CBC Annual Legislative Conference

Friday, September 25th, 2009 + 2:00-3:50pm

Room 146-A, The Washington Convention Center

801 Mount Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001-3614

Terri has been featured on NBC’s Today Show as one of the “Top Collegian Women” and was chosen as one of the “Top Ten College Women in America,” by Glamour Magazine.  After law school, Terri served as a judicial law clerk in Birmingham, Alabama to the Honorable Chief Judge U.W. Clemon, United States District Court (AL-ND), Alabama’s first black Federal judge. She served as the first co-chair of the Women’s Fund “Voices Against Violence” inaugural campaign, that provided funds to establish the first Domestic Violence Court in Birmingham Municipal Court.  In addition to her community service, Terri was named an Alabama Super Lawyer for 2008 & 2009 and was honored with the 2007 Minority Business “Rising Star” award by the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ).  She was also selected by the BBJ as one of the “Top Birmingham Women” in 2005.  Terri is a lifetime member of Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma and currently worships at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church in Birmingham.

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