Schedule and Speakers at DNC 2016

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The 2016 Democratic National Convention will feature President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Bill Clinton and Bernie Sanders as speakers before Hillary Clinton give her acceptance speech.

Here is the current schedule:

Monday, July 25

Session begins at 4 p.m.

• Pam Livengood of Keene, N.H., whose daughter struggles with drug addiction

• Karla and Francisca Ortiz of Las Vegas. Karla is an American citizen but Francisca, her mother, is undocumented

• Anastasia Somoza of New York, an advocate for Americans with disabilities

• Astrid Silva, an undocumented immigrant who came to the U.S. as a child

• Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota

• National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia

• Rep. Raul Grijalva of Arizona

• Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal and candidates of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee

• SEIU President Mary Kay Henry

• Rep. Joe Kennedy of Massachusetts

• Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy, chair of the Democratic Governors Association

• Building Trades President Sean McGarvey

• U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon

• Rep. Linda Sanchez of California and members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus

• AFSCME President Lee Saunders

• AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

• American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten

• U.S. Sen. Cory Booker

• U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont

• First Lady Michelle Obama

Tuesday, July 26

The session begins at 4 p.m.

• Thaddeus Desmond, a Philadelphia advocate for children

• Dynah Haubert, a Philadelphia lawyer for a disability rights organization

• Kate Burdick, a lawyer at the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia

• Anton Moore of Philadelphia, who founded a nonprofit community group to talk to youth about gun violence

• Dustin Parsons of Little Rock, Ark., a fifth grade teacher

• Students from Eagle Academy in New York City for at-risk youth

• Joe Sweeney, a New York City police detective who responded to 9/11

• Lauren Manning, a former executive and partner at Cantor Fitzgerald who was wounded in the World Trade Center attack on 9/11

• Ryan Moore, originally from South Sioux City, Neb., who has a health condition that hie father’s employer refused to cover

• Donna Brazile, Democratic National Committee vice chair of voter registration and participation

• Former Georgia state Sen. Jason Carter

• House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California and the Democratic women of the House, including Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman of New Jersey’s 12th District.

• Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Cecile Richards

• President Bill Clinton, husband of Hillary Clinton

• Mothers of the Movement, mothers who lost their children to gun violence or to enounters with law enforcement.

Wednesday, July 27

The session will begin at 4:30 p.m.

• Erica Smegielski, whose mother Dawn was the principal of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and was one of 26 people killed in the 2012 mass shooting there

• Felicia Sanders and Polly Sheppard, two of the three survivors of the 2015 shooting at a black church in Charleston, S.C., which killed nine

• Jamie Dorff, whose husband, an Army helicopter pilot from Minnesota, died while on a search and rescue mission in northern Iraq

• Rep. G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina and members of the Congressional Black Caucus

• Rep. Judy Chu of California and members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus

• NARAL President Ilyse Hogue

• Retired Navy Rear Adm. John Hutson

• Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson

• Rep. Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexco and candidates of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

• Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta

• Former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey

• EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock

• Center for American Progress Action Fund President Neera Tanden

• Vice President Joe Biden

• President Barack Obama

Thursday, July 28

The session begins at 4:30 p.m.

• Henrietta Ivey, a Michigan home care worker who advocates for a $15 an hour minimum wage.

• Beth Mathias of Ohio, who works two jobs

• Jensen Walcott and Jake Reed. Walcott was fired from her job in Bonner Springs, Kan., for asking why her co-worker, and friend, Reed, made more than she did for the same job

• Khizr Khan, whose son, , Humayun S. M. Khan, is one of 14 American Muslims killed after 9/11 serving in the U.S. Armed Forces

• Retired Marine Corps Gen. John Allen, who commanded U.S. forces in Afghanistan

• Candidates of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

• Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin

• League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski

• Rep. Sea Patrick Maloney of New York, co-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, and LGBT rights activist Sarah McBride

• U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland and Democratic women of the Senate

• Chelsea Clinton, Clinton’s daughter

• Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, presumptive Democratic nominee

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