Watch Night 2 of the Democratic National Convention Here
The second night of the 2016 Democratic Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia is headlined by former President Bill Clinton, the closing speaker. The theme for the evening is "A Lifetime of Fighting for Children and Families," and the lineup of speakers reflects an attempt to reveal and explore presumptive Democratic nominee for president Hillary Clinton's background and personal life.
Here is a full list of Tuesday's featured prime-time speakers:
Similar to Hillary’s work at the Children’s Defense Fund, Thaddeus is a child advocate social worker in Philadelphia.
Dynah, of Philadelphia, is a lawyer who works for a disability rights organization and teaches those with disabilities to advocate for themselves.
Kate, originally from Philadelphia, is a staff attorney at the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia.
Anton, from Philadelphia, founded and runs a nonprofit community group that strives to bring awareness and educate youth on gun violence.
Dustin, from Little Rock, Arkansas, is currently a fifth-grade teacher at an elementary school in his home state.
Jelani grew up in foster care in Washington, D.C. and is a former intern in Hillary Clinton’s Senate office. Since receiving his law degree, he has worked to bring opportunity to kids at risk.
Students from Eagle Academy
As a senator, Hillary Clinton supported the creation of the Eagle Academy to educate at-risk youth in New York City. Eagle Academy was featured in the ad "Came Through" during the New York primary.
Mothers of the Movement
Joe, of New York City, was a detective with the NYPD on September 11, 2001. When the towers were hit, he rushed down to the World Trade Center and began digging through the rubble for survivors.
Lauren was a former executive and partner at Cantor Fitzgerald. She is one of the most catastrophically wounded survivors of 9/11. Lauren battled single-digit odds of survival, spending more than six months in the hospital and fought recovering through the next decade from an 82.5 percent total body burn. Lauren asked then Senator Hillary Clinton to support the injured, and she has remained unflagging in her commitment and dedication.
Ryan, originally from South Sioux City, Nebraska, has spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia dwarfism and has known Hillary Clinton since 1994, when his family came to Washington for an event to advocate for health care reform. Brian Moore, Ryan’s father, lost his job when his employer was unwilling to cover treatment for Ryan’s health condition. Ryan has stayed in contact with Hillary ever since.
President Bill Clinton