Yolanda Caraway
and Minyon Moore

Thursday, February 27, 2020
4:15 p.m. -- Craft talk, Standish Room, Science Library
7:30 p.m. Presentation, Campus Center Ballroom.
Both events at the University at Albany, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany NY 12222. Free and open to the public. See map

VISITING WRITERS Series

Yolanda Caraway and Minyon Moore, political strategists and organizers, are coauthors with Donna Brazile and Leah Daughtry of the book, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics (2018), a group memoir of four women who are among the most influential African Americans in the U.S. political sphere.

Yolanda Caraway (photo by Sharon Farmer) and Minyon Moore

Yolanda Caraway served as Chief of Staff of the National Rainbow Coalition and Jesse Jackson’s 1988 presidential campaign; Deputy Assistant Political Director for the Mondale/Ferraro 1984 presidental campaign; Director of the DNC’s Fairness Commission; and Deputy Chair of the Democratic National Committee. She is currently President and CEO of The Caraway Group, a D.C.-based public relations firm that she founded in 1987.

Minyon Moore was Assistant to the President and Director of White House Political Affairs during the Clinton Administration, serving as principal political adviser to the President, Vice President, First Lady and senior White House staff. She also worked as senior advisor to Jesse Jackson, Michael Dukakis and Hillary Clinton during their presidential campaigns.

 

She is currently a principal of the Washington D.C. political consulting firm, The Dewey Square Group.

 

Cosponsored by the UAlbany Student Association.