Change the Mascot Press Conference on September 16

Change the Mascot is a grassroots campaign launched by the Oneida Indian Nation and aimed at ending the use of the racial slur by Washington, DC’s National Football League team. Photo: Change the Mascot Press ReleaseOn September 16, at noon ET, Change the Mascot will hold a press conference to announce new campaign initiatives that will be implemented during the upcoming NFL season. The press conference will educate the public on the importance of eliminating racist mascots and highlight key challenges affecting Indian Country.

Speakers will include representatives of the campaign, members of Congress, religious and civil rights leaders, and tribal leaders. For a complete list of speakers and event details, click here.

To attend the press release, R.S.V.P. to Kelly Abdo, Oneida Indian Nation at (315) 366-9291 or kabdo@oneida-nation.org .

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