Harlem’s Rev. Sharpton On President Obama’s Delay Asking Employees’ For Criminal Records

sharptonNational Action Network (NAN) applauds President Barack Obama’s latest series of proposed criminal justice reforms, including an executive order that will require federal employers to delay asking prospective employees about their criminal record until further along in the hiring process. Continue Reading →

Rev. Sharpton Makes Statement On Bipartisan Budget

sharptonThe following is a statement from Reverend Al Sharpton, President and founder of National Action Network (NAN) in Harlem, New York, on the U.S. House of Representatives passing a two-year, bipartisan budget plan: Continue Reading →

NAN On Sentencing Reforms And Inmate Calling Services

sharptonHarlem’s Reverend Al Sharpton, President and founder of National Action Network (NAN), in Harlem USA released the following statement:  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito: Selling Synthetic Marijuana Illegal

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoLooking to crack down on the synthetic marijuana rage, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito detailed a new bill Saturday that would make peddling the drug a crime. Continue Reading →

NY Electeds At NAN Action Rally Against Synthetic Marijuana In Harlem

seitu sharpton3NY Elected Officials to attend National Action Network Saturday Action Rally to unveil a Community Action Plan against Synthetic Marijuana in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Rev. Al Sharpton On The Passing Of Amelia Boynton

boyn in harlemPresident and founder of Harlem-based National Action Network, Reverend Al Sharpton released the following statement on civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson. Continue Reading →

Statement From Reverend Al Sharpton About Gov Cuomo

seitu sharpton3President and founder of National Action Network (NAN), Reverend Al Sharpton released the following statement in response to attacks on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order to remove district attorneys from prosecutions involving police officers who kill unarmed civilians. Continue Reading →

National Action Network to Convene Members of Congress

seitu sharpton3Reverend Al Sharpton, President and Founder of Harlem based National Action Network (NAN), and NAN leadership this week will bring together members of Congress and the Administration, policy experts, and civil rights leaders and partners for this year’s NAN Legislative and Policy Conference. Continue Reading →

Sharpton And Gov. Haley Agree To Meet And Discuss SC

seitu sharpton3Today, Rev. Al Sharpton, President and founder of National Action Network (NAN), participated in the funeral services of Ethel Lance and Sharonda Singleton, two of the nine victims of the tragic South Carolina shooting last week. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The NAN Annual Convention in NYC


Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Thursday, April 9, Julián Castro, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), delivered remarks at the National Action Network’s (NAN) Annual Convention in New York City.

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