PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - The 2016 Democratic National Convention is being held through Thursday at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center. It’s expected to end with Hillary Clinton accepting her party’s nomination in November’s presidential election, to face Republican Donald Trump and replace term-limited Barack Obama.
At the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Open to the public.
Jelani Freeman: Grew up in foster care, became a lawyer and works to bring opportunity to kids at risk.
At the Wells Fargo Center.
Thaddeus Desmond: a child advocate social worker in Philadelphia.
Dynah Haubert: Philadelphia lawyer who works for a disability rights organization and teaches those with disabilities to advocate for themselves.
Kate Burdick: Staff attorney at the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia.
Anton Moore: founded and runs a nonprofit community group that strives to bring awareness and educate youth on gun violence.
Dustin Parsons: fifth grade teacher at an elementary school in his home state of Arkansas.
Students from Eagle Academy: to educate at-risk youth in New York City.
Joe Sweeney: NYPD detective on 9/11 who rushed down to the World Trade Center and dug through the rubble for survivors.
Lauren Manning: former Cantor Fitzgerald executive, wounded on 9/11.
Ryan Moore: has spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia dwarfism and his father lost his job when his employer was unwilling to cover treatment.
President Bill Clinton
Mothers of the Movement
Click here Tuesday speaker details, as listed on the DNC’s official website.
Click here Wednesday speaker details, as listed on the DNC’s official website.
Click here Thursday speaker details, as listed on the DNC’s official website.
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