Hailing from central Brooklyn, Congresswoman Yvette Diane Clarke feels honored to represent the community that raised her. She represents the Ninth Congressional District.
She is the proud daughter of Jamaican immigrants and takes her passion for her Caribbean heritage to Congress, where she co-chairs the Congressional Caribbean Caucus and works to foster relationships between the United States and the Caribbean Community.
Clarke is Vice-Chair of the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee and a member of the Homeland Security Committee. Clarke has been a member of the Congressional Black Caucus since coming to Congress in 2007 and today chairs its Immigration Task Force while acting as an active member of its Census 2020 Task Force.
At this year’s CMBC 25 -2020, Yvette Clarke will speak at Racial Reckoning: Missed global opportunities from misinformation and marginalization of two-thirds of the world’s consumers in America, Africa, and the Caribbean