Tuesday, May 22 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The Park at 14th, 920 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005
Join us to honor the 2018 DC Black Pride Awards recipients.
The evening will include cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.
Program begins at 7:15 p.m.
Master of Ceremonies
Host of The Richard Fowler Show, Democratic Messaging Expert, Fox News Contributor, and Millennial Engagement Specialist, Richard Fowler is an advocate for youth and social policy reform. Fowler is regularly featured on prime-time cable news discussing a broad range of issues, including the 2016 election, social justice, race, and news of the day. Additionally, The Richard Fowler Show, where Richard offers his opinion on the most prominent issues facing our country, can be heard in over 9.1 million homes around the world.
As a young man, Richard began his political career in his home state of Florida, volunteering in numerous local races across the state, including former Attorney General Janet Reno’s gubernatorial campaign. From registering and organizing more than a thousand young voters in Florida for the NAACP to being a campaign manager in the District of Columbia, Richard has used his experience to elevate the platform of youth, minority, and female candidates across the country.
Richard has trained over 3,000 people on the importance of messaging and media strategy. In his work to advance education and health policy reform, he works with teachers, nurses, and higher education faculty to make their voices heard in decision-making processes taking place across school districts, state governments, and our Nation’s Capitol.
Richard’s affinity for public speaking and his unique capacity to inspire has led him to center stage at numerous large-scale events. He has been a featured speaker for the Center For American Progress, College Democrats of America, the United States Student Association, the Western Conservative Conference, the Young Democrats of America, and the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference.
Most recently, Richard was named a Senior Media Fellow for the New Leader’s Council, where he has continued to train, equip, and empower the next generation of millennial leaders. fowlershow.com.
Host Committee: Earl Fowlkes Jr., Honorable Vincent C. Gray, Jack E. Hairston Jr., C. Hawkins, Kenya Hutton, Ron Simmons Consulting LLC and Ron Swanda.