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Tracking the Hill's briefings, luncheons, receptions, and more.
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Feb
25
7:00 PM19:00

Background Checks Now: A National Town Hall

Join Senator Chris Murphy and gun violence advocates from across the country for Background Checks Now, a national town hall on the need for universal background checks. The event will take place as the House prepares to vote on the bipartisan Background Checks Act. 97% of Americans support universal background checks, and this is a commonsense step that Congress can take to keep our communities safe from gun violence.

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Feb
26
5:30 PM17:30

The Children's Inn at NIH Congressional Reception

Members of Congress and Congressional staff are invited to a reception hosted by The Children’s Inn at NIH  to welcome the 116th Congress. The Children’s Inn at NIH is a non-profit family-centered “Place Like Home” located on the National Institute of Health campus where families are welcomed to live while their children are receiving care at NIH for life-challenging illnesses. Dr. Francis Collins, Director of National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Diane Baker will be present to discuss The Inn’s mission and how Congress can offer continued support.

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Feb
26
6:00 PM18:00

Congressional Black Associates Trailblazers Awards Reception

As we continue the storied tradition of celebrating the legacy of those that come before us, the Congressional Black Associates invites you to the annual Trailblazers awards! In honor of the most diverse Congress in history, CBA is celebrating the Wave of The Women and spotlighting the work of Black Women on Capitol Hill.

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Feb
27
5:00 PM17:00

Citizens for Ending Forced Arbitration Reception

From the brave engineer who shed light on Uber’s culture of sexual harassment to the organizers of the Google Walkout who led tens of thousands of employees in protest around the globe, change is being demanded when it comes to ending harassment and discrimination in the tech Industry.  Members of Congress and staff are invited to meet and mingle with ordinary citizens from across the tech industry who have come together in their personal capacity to advocate for the end of forced arbitration. This coalition of citizens is also interested in learning about legislation that offices have proposed to strengthen the rights of and protections for employees in the workplace.  Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be provided in accordance with the House Ethics Rules. For questions or to RSVP for those coming from off the Hill, email endforcedarbitration@gmail.com with your name, email and phone number.  We will add your name to the Appointments Desk list so you can enter at the South Door entrance to the Capitol without having a badge or needing an escort.

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Feb
27
5:30 PM17:30

LGBT Congressional Staff Association Proud in Public Power Reception

  • 525 2nd Street Northeast Washington, DC, 20002 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The American Public Power Association’s annual Legislative Rally is coming up, and they've invited LGBT CSA members to join their space for LGBTQ public power folks, energy/environment staffers, and other interested staff/allies to gather! RSVP to jackson@meguirewhitney.com

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Feb
28
5:00 PM17:00

National Council on Independent Living Briefing and Reception

  • 325 Russell Senate Office Building (map)
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Our NCIL Briefings are engaging and informative events, and each year they are well attended by leaders in the disability community, Members and staff of both parties in Congress, and representatives of the Administration. This year’s event will include a short presentation on the state of the Independent Living Program in America, brief remarks by members of the NCIL Board of Directors, and remarks by Members of the U.S. House and Senate. RSVP online

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Mar
7
5:00 PM17:00

U.S. Army Women's Foundation 11th Annual Hall of Fame Induction & Scholarship Awards Reception

As the nation gears up to celebrate Women’s History month in March, join Congressman Chris Stewart & the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation as we induct the 2019 class of Army Women in to the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame and award this year’s Legacy Scholarship recipients.

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Mar
7
5:30 PM17:30

Financial Literacy for Millennials: Budgeting & Investing

  • 700 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast, 2nd Floor Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We’ll discuss confusing financial situations and key tools like budgeting and debt management, ways to invest during the current environment, and much more.  Each event will be hosted at The Yard, a beautiful new space at 700 Pennsylvania Avenue SE in the heart of Eastern Market and just steps off the House side of Capitol Hill. The events will include a one hour presentation with time for audience questions, as well as an hour of networking.

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Mar
13
5:30 PM17:30

CSO & ASBPA Coastal Celebration Reception

This widely attended event is an opportunity to bring together leaders working at all levels in coastal communities, including businesses and industry, conservation groups and environmental non-profits, state coastal managers, coastal scientists and engineers, and others to discuss important coastal issues. This reception style event will also include brief introductory remarks from leadership of CSO and ASBPA, as well as congressional coastal champions. This event provides an opportunity for attendees to informally discuss coastal policy issues and share stories and lessons learned about coastal restoration and management.

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Mar
20
4:00 PM16:00

CRISP Social Work Day on the Hill Congressional Reception

  • 2043 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
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Join the Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP) for our 5th Annual Social Work Day on the Hill Congressional Reception when we salute the many contributions social workers have made and continue to make to the wellbeing of our nation through our work in Congress and the federal government. Meet and greet social workers from all walks of life--elected officials, policymakers, educators, and practitioners.

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Mar
21
3:00 PM15:00

Hispanic Alliance for Career Advancement Empowerment Forum

  • 601 New Jersey Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Mujeres de HACE DC/McLean Alumnae Board is hosting its second annual Empowerment Brief, a forum geared to enhance the leadership skills of Latinx professionals. Join us on Thursday, March 21, 2019, for an evening of empowerment and networking with Latino leaders and key players in D.C.

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Mar
21
5:30 PM17:30

Government Affairs Industry Network March Happy Hour

  • 1221 Van Street Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
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Please join the Government Affairs Industry Network (GAIN) at Mission Navy Yard for an evening of networking at our first Third Thursday Happy Hour of 2019. This event is a fantastic opportunity to network with government affairs professionals in all sectors of the industry while grabbing a drink and unwinding after a long workday. Space and drinks are limited. Admittance is first-come-first-serve: if you are unable to attend, please release your ticket so others can enjoy the evening. 

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Mar
21
5:30 PM17:30

Roll Call's Spring Grad Fair

  • 2168 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Looking to climb the political career ladder? Did you know that nearly 50% of Capitol Hill chiefs of staff and 40% of legislative directors and senior legislative assistants have advanced degrees? Join Roll Call Live's Graduate School Fair on March 21, 2018, to learn more about the benefits of a graduate degree on or off Capitol Hill! Network with other prospective students and admissions representatives from the best graduate schools in public affairs, politics, business and government. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served!

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Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

Life Sciences Congressional Staff Reception

  • 229 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
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Please join the life sciences community of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania for an evening of cocktails and conversation between policymakers and leaders in the tri-state life sciences ecosystem. This event will offer a unique opportunity for legislative staff, industry executives and the patient community to gather and celebrate the significant contributions of the life sciences industry in our region.

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Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

Life Sciences Congressional Staff Reception

Please join the life sciences community of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania for an evening of cocktails and conversation between policymakers and leaders in the tri-state life sciences ecosystem. This event will offer a unique opportunity for legislative staff, industry executives and the patient community to gather and celebrate the significant contributions of the life sciences industry in our region.

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Apr
2
5:30 PM17:30

Financial Literacy for Millennials: Retirement Savings & Taxes

  • 700 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast, 2nd Floor Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We’ll discuss confusing financial situations and key tools like budgeting and debt management, ways to invest during the current environment, and much more.  Each event will be hosted at The Yard, a beautiful new space at 700 Pennsylvania Avenue SE in the heart of Eastern Market and just steps off the House side of Capitol Hill. The events will include a one hour presentation with time for audience questions, as well as an hour of networking.

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May
7
5:30 PM17:30

Financial Literacy for Millennials: Home Buying

  • 700 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast, 2nd Floor Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We’ll discuss confusing financial situations and key tools like budgeting and debt management, ways to invest during the current environment, and much more.  Each event will be hosted at The Yard, a beautiful new space at 700 Pennsylvania Avenue SE in the heart of Eastern Market and just steps off the House side of Capitol Hill. The events will include a one hour presentation with time for audience questions, as well as an hour of networking.

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Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

Smithsonian Magazine presents PhotoTalks: From the Front

  • G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Smithsonian magazine presents our second installment of PhotoTalks, a visual storytelling event for photographers to showcase their work and chat with viewers. This time around we will explore themes of military and war illustrated in our January/February 2019 issue. Through the lens of photographers David Burnett, Victor J. Blue, Christie Hemm Klok, and Jeff Sheng we’ll see how military culture impacts the lives of those in and retired from service. Serving as moderator for the evening will be two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Dana Priest of the Washington Post.

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Feb
20
5:30 PM17:30

Hiring The Best Interns For Your Office

  • 430 First Street Southeast, Suite 100 Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Interns are the unsung heroes of Washington, D.C. They voluntarily get used and abused for weeks on end for little to no pay, taking on the jobs that nobody else in the office wants. Without the work of interns, offices all over Washington D.C. would cease to operate. However, with so many eager young people hoping to get their foot in your door, how do you know who is the best fit for your office? Please join GAINand Brad Traverse as we lay out the best strategies for finding the right intern for your unique office environment; including where to look, what questions to ask, and how to train them once you've made your choice.

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Feb
12
5:00 PM17:00

The Chemistry of Wine and Chocolate

Chemistry is everywhere! Everything you hear, see, smell, taste, and touch involves chemistry and chemicals. Wine and chocolate are no exception. This event will highlight how chemistry is involved in the production, analysis, and consumption of both wine and chocolate, as well as the importance of supporting this industry through chemistry research. Join us for a discussion lead by expert panelists, followed by a reception where wine and chocolate will be served.

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Feb
12
5:00 PM17:00

Small Business Development Centers Showcase & Reception

America’s SBDC is hosting its annual Client Showcase & Reception where SBDC clients from around the country will showcase their products and services. Legislators, SBDC leaders and other SBDC clients from around the country will come together for this special night in our nation's capitol.

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Feb
11
5:00 PM17:00

Explore the Arctic in Virtual Reality

Using Oculus Go headsets, Earthjustice will offer personal screenings of the 7-minute 360° film experience. "Too Wild To Drill" brings you directly to the threatened coastal plain of the Arctic Refuge. You'll also visit an Arctic Gwich'in village and Prudhoe Bay, the epicenter of oil and gas drilling in America's Arctic.

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Feb
11
5:00 PM17:00

Honoring Our Leaders Reception

  • 224 2nd Street Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join us as we recognize Native American leaders who have been elected to local, state and national office. In attendance will be tribal leaders, delegates and friends from Indian Country who will be participating in the National Congress of American Indians’ Executive Council Winter Session. Light refreshments provided.

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Feb
7
5:00 PM17:00

TRIO Caucus Welcome Reception

  • 121 Cannon House Office Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The event will highlight the success of the Federal TRIO Programs in increasing post-secondary outcomes for low-income, first-generation students and students with disabilities. Guests will have the opportunity to hear from Caucus Co-Chairs as well as TRIO alumni themselves. Refreshments will be served. To learn more about TRIO, please contact Stephanie Salvador at stephanie.salvador@coenet.org or 202.347.7430.

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Jan
31
6:30 PM18:30

Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day

  • 2168 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Sephardic Heritage International DC (Shin DC), the Sephardic Jewish Brotherhood of America, and Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue & Museum cordially invite you to a program commemorating International Holocause Remembrance Day. Remembering often-omitted Sephardic & Romaniote narratives of the Holocaust and WWII. By invitation only, RSVO to info@shindc.org by January 23rd or request and invitation.

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Jan
30
5:30 PM17:30

Wine with Wonks: Meet the Wonks

There are serious forces aligning that could tee up a Higher Education Act (HEA) debate in the 116th Congress. That’s why it’s more important than ever to get to know the experts in the field. Join Third Way on Wednesday, January 30th, from 5:30-7:30pm for the third event in our “Wine with Wonks” series at Lavagna. This event will give you a chance to ask your most pressing questions about federal higher education policy in a casual setting with a full cast of wonks:

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Jan
30
5:00 PM17:00

Celebrating Champions of Maternal Health Reception

  • 2043 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 115th Congress advanced women's health in several important ways, including the passage of landmark legislation to prevent maternal deaths. Join Congressional champions and maternal health advocates to celebrate our successes and look to future activities that optimize the health of pregnant women. RSVP to Katie Schubert at kschubert@smfm.org This is a widely-attended event.

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Jan
28
5:00 PM17:00

Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom Ceremony Honoring Cardinal Joseph Zen

  • 2043 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Joseph Zen is a retired cardinal of the Catholic Church and a vocal proponent of human rights in Hong Kong and China. Called the “New Conscience of Hong Kong,” he has criticized the Communist Party’s crackdown of the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989 and the brutal treatment of the Falun Gong spiritualist movement. Zen remains an influential voice for freedom in China and has led pro-democracy protests and demonstrations in Hong Kong since 2002. He received his licentiate of theology and doctorate of philosophy at the Salesian Pontifical University in Rome.

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Jan
16
5:00 PM17:00

Cato Institute 116 Congress Reception

  • 2168 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Members of Congress—both new and returning—and their staff will have the opportunity to learn about the Cato Institute and its mission to produce independent, non partisan research on a wide array of policy matters. Available to attendees will be select Cato scholarship, copies of the Cato Handbook for Policy makers, and a number of scholars who will happily discuss any policy issues of interest.

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Jan
10
4:30 PM16:30

PLEN Leadership Connection Series: Women Transforming Capitol Hill

In celebration of our 40th Anniversary, Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is highlighting the impact we’ve made as we continue to break down barriers for future women policy leaders. The 40th Anniversary Leadership Connection series will bring our current and future leaders together in one room to discuss our country’s most pressing policy issues. Through these discussions, we’ll look back at the progress that we have made and look forward to the work that still needs to be done.

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Jan
9
5:00 PM17:00

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Swearing-In Ceremony and Reception

  • Capitol Visitor Center Atrium and Auditorium (CVC-200) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join CHCI at the Swearing-In Ceremony & Welcome Reception for the Hispanic Members of the 116th Congress!

EVENT DETAILS
Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 pm
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center - Congressional Auditorium & Atrium (CVC 200)
East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington, D.C. 20004

5:00 - 6:00 PM -- General Pre-Reception (Open to all registered guests) & Private Reception (by invitation only)
6:00 - 6:45 PM -- Swearing-In Ceremony
6:45 - 8:00 PM -- Welcome Reception

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Dec
12
5:00 PM17:00

The 2018 Jacob K. Javits Prize for Bipartisan Leadership Reception

  • G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building (map)
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On December 12, we will honor two lawmakers who have followed in the footsteps of Senator Javits to forge bipartisan solutions to our nation’s great challenges. Join us for an event featuring remarks by Mrs. Cindy McCain and tributes to the Prize winners by their Senate colleagues, who will also discuss the future of bipartisanship in Congress. A reception honoring the Prize winners and their staff will follow.

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Dec
10
6:00 PM18:00

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70 Reception

  • 325 Russell Senate Office Building (map)
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Please join us to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 20th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders. This event will feature both a panel and a reception. You will be registered for both the panel and reception at the completion of this form. Appetizers and refreshments will be served during the reception.

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Nov
29
6:00 PM18:00

American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Capitol Hill Reception

You are cordially invited to the American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) Capitol Hill Reception on Thursday, November 29 from 6-7:30 p.m. located at the Longworth Cafeteria, Longworth House Office Building. We hope that you and your co-workers will be able to join APTA's members over light fare and conversation.

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