Who will be in the Congressional Black Caucus Institute’s Myrtle Beach Presidential Primary debate?

We will not know that for a while. Be assured, the field will be full with viable candidates who have a legitimate shot at winning the party’s nomination.

When will the debate be held?

The evening of Monday, January 21, 2008

Where will the debate be held?

The Palace Theatre in Broadway at the Beach, located in Myrtle Beach.

Why is this debate being held in Myrtle Beach, SC?

What better place to hold this debate? The Myrtle Beach area is a thriving coastal community with an eclectic population. This relatively young community boasts low unemployment, a high quality of life and beautiful scenery.

What is the CBC Institute?

The Congressional Black Caucus Institute (CBCI) is a non-profit 501(c)4 entity serving the Congressional Black Caucus by: (a) developing and training political candidates and future leaders; (b) researching and analyzing the redistricting process and preserving minority voting representation; and (c) increasing the presence of African-Americans in the public policy and service sector. The Board of Directors of the CBCI is chaired by Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) and is comprised of corporate leaders, academic leaders, labor leaders and members of the Congressional Black Caucus. For more information on the CBCI, please visit the Web site cbcinstitute.org. Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-2) chairs the Institute's Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is comprised of corporate leaders, academic leaders, labor leaders and members of the Congressional Black Caucus.
Activities:

The primary activities of the Institute include: (1) development and training of political candidates, leaders and tacticians, (2) research and analysis relating to the redistricting process and the preservation of minority voting representation, and (3) increasing the presence of African Americans in the public policy and service sectors. The Institute creates opportunities for young African Americans whose backgrounds, interests and aspirations guide them toward public service.

How can I get tickets to the CBC Institute Presidential Primary Debate?

A ticketing plan will be established and publicized very soon. Please check back later, or sign up for our e-newsletter for future updates.

Can I attend other events that will take place before or after the CBC Institute Presidential Primary Debate?

There will be plenty of events and activities to enjoy before and after the debate. Please check the Other Events page on this website or sign up for our e-newsletter. You may also want to check with your local Democratic party.

How can I get involved in the CBC Institute Presidential Primary Debate?

We need hundreds of volunteers. Please visit the Volunteers page on this website and/or contact Step-Up, a local non-profit organization whose mission is to place volunteers for community service.

Can I make a donation to my favorite candidate on this website?

No, sorry. We are not affiliated with any candidate or political party.