DNCC Announces Final Night Line-Up for Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

DNCC Announces Final Night Line-Up for Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

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The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) announced the program for the final day of the Democratic National Convention being held in Philadelphia from July 25 to July 28. The night will end with Hillary Clinton’s acceptance of the Democratic Party’s nomination.

In Philadelphia, Democrats have laid out the clear stakes in this election – a choice between building walls and tearing people down or an optimistic unifying vision where we are stronger together and everyone has a role to play in building our future.

The program is listed below:

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (EDT) 

Call to Order
U.S. Representative Marcia Fudge (Ohio)

Invocation
Archbishop from Greek Orthodox Church, Reverend Bernice King, Native American Gov.
Eddie Torres, Sr. Mary Scullion

Pledge of Allegiance

National Anthem
Star Swain

Remarks
President of the League of Conservation Voters Gene Karpinski

Remarks
Minnesota State Representative Peggy Flanagan

Remarks
U.S. Representative Ted Deutch (Florida)

Remarks
Former Mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa

Remarks
Former South Carolina State Representative Bakari Sellers

Remarks
South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Jamie Harrison

Remarks
U.S. Representative Maxine Waters (California)

Remarks

President of the Human Rights Campaign Chad Griffin

Remarks
U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond (Louisiana)

Remarks
Colorado House Majority Leader State Representative Crisanta Duran

Remarks
U.S. Representative Gwen Moore (Wisconsin)

Remarks
Tennessee State Representative Raumesh Akbari

Remarks
Nevada State Senator Ruben J. Kihuen

Remarks
Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter

Remarks
U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver (Missouri)

Remarks
Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (New York) and LGBT rights activist Sarah McBride

Remarks
Civil Rights Leader Dolores Huerta

Remarks
U.S. Representative Joyce Beatty (Ohio)

Remarks
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton

Remarks
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Remarks
U.S. Senate Candidate Katie McGinty (Pennsylvania)

Remarks
U.S. Representative Tammy Duckworth (Illinois)

6:00 – 10:00 PM (EDT)

Musical Performance
Carole King

Remarks
U.S. Representative James Clyburn (South Carolina)

Remarks
Hillary for America Director of States and Political Engagement Marlon Marshall

Remarks
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi

Remarks
U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski and the Democratic Women of the Senate

Remarks
Hillary for America Latino Vote Director Lorella Praeli

Remarks
U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro (Texas)

Musical Performance
Sheila E + Family

Remarks
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Stronger Together: An Economy That Works For All

Remarks
U.S. Representative Tim Ryan (Ohio)

Remarks
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper

Introduction of Speakers
Ted Danson & Mary Steenburgen

Remarks
Henrietta Ivey
Henrietta is a home care worker Hillary met while campaigning in Michigan who is helping to lead the Fight for $15.

Remarks
Dave Wills
Dave is an 8th grade social studies teacher in Guilford County, NC and has over $35,000 in student debt.

Remarks
Beth Mathias
Beth works two jobs and her husband works the nightshift at a factory in Ohio. Hillary met Beth at a roundtable in Marion.

Remarks
Jensen Walcott & Jake Reed
Jensen was fired from her job at a pizza restaurant for asking her boss why she was paid 25 cents less than her male co-worker and friend, Jake. After Jensen and Jake’s story came to light, Hillary tweeted “Good for you, Jensen. Every woman deserves equal pay, no matter what her age. Keep up the hard work—and courage!”

Remarks
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf

Remarks
Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm

Stronger Together: Americans for Hillary

Remarks
Doug Elmets
Former Reagan Administration official

Remarks
Jennifer Pierotti Lim
Director of Health Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce & Co-Founder of Republican Women for Hillary

Stronger Together: Tribute to Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

Remarks
Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez

Remarks
Jennifer Loudon, Wayne Walker, Wayne Owens, Barbara Owens
Family members of fallen law enforcement officers

Stronger Together: An Inclusive America

Remarks
Reverend William Barber

Introduction of Film
Kareem Abdul-Jabaar

Remarks
Khizr Khan
Khizr Khan’s son, Humayun S. M. Khan was a University of Virginia graduate and enlisted in the U.S. Army. Khan was one of 14 American Muslims who died serving the United States in the ten years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Stronger Together: Supporting Our Military

Remarks
U.S. Representative Ted Lieu (California)

Remarks
General John Allen (ret. USMC), former Commander, International Security Assistance Forces, and Commander, United States Forces – Afghanistan

Remarks
Florent Groberg
Retired U.S. Army Captain Florent “Flo” Groberg was awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation’s top award for valor in combat, by President Obama after serving in Afghanistan.

Remarks
Chloe Grace Moretz

Remarks
U.S. Representative Xavier Becerra (California)

Remarks
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (Ohio)

Musical Performance
Katy Perry

10:00 – 11:00 PM (EDT)

Introduction of Hillary Clinton
Chelsea Clinton

Remarks
Hillary Clinton

Benediction
Reverend Bill Shillady

About the Democratic National Convention

The 2016 Democratic Convention will be held at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia July 25-28, 2016.   Working in partnership with the Philadelphia Host Committee, the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, our goal is to make this the most engaging, innovative and forward looking Convention in history.  The 2016 Democratic National Convention will leverage technology to take the Convention experience well beyond the hall in an effort to engage more Americans than ever before in the event.  With the birthplace of American Democracy as a backdrop, the 2016 convention in Philadelphia will highlight our shared Democratic values and help put the Democratic nominee on a path to victory.

The Democratic Convention is the formal nominating event for the Democratic candidates for President and Vice President.  At the Convention, the Democratic Party also adopts the official Democratic Party platform as well as the rules and procedures governing party activities including the nomination process for presidential candidates in the next election cycle.

The CEO for the 2016 Democratic National Convention is Reverend Leah D. Daughtry. The official website of the 2016 Democratic National Convention is http://go.demconvention.com/page/m/12e6370d/33df3bfe/6a5ccc7b/699ba6cb/834339703/VEsC/

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