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Tracking the Hill's briefings, luncheons, receptions, and more.
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Sep
17
6:00 PM18:00

Celebration of U.S.-Armenia Relations Reception

  • 2168 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
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Please join the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues and the Armenian Assembly of America to celebrate U.S.-Armenia relations on Capitol Hill with community members from around the United States. This reception concludes the Armenian Assembly of America's 2019 National Advocacy Conference & Gala. Go to www.aimhye.com for more information on the two-day event.

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Sep
18
5:30 PM17:30

Pet Night On Capitol Hill Reception

Hosted by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), the Pet Food Institute (PFI), and the Pet Leadership Council (PLC), Pet Night brings the power of pets to Capitol Hill, delivering the message to our elected representatives that pets are important for human health and quality of life. Pet Night convenes elected representatives, industry leaders, the veterinary community, animal welfare advocates and research organizations to learn about the importance of pet ownership in America and the growing scientific evidence that pet ownership leads to improved wellbeing for both people and animals.

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Sep
19
5:30 PM17:30

National Marine Manufacturers Association Reception

Recreational boating is taking over the halls of Congress this September. Join NMMA in the Rayburn Foyer on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 5:30pm for a happy hour featuring top industry products, boating simulators, and more! Attendees will have the opportunity to experience the latest equipment and innovations that are taking the recreational boating industry by storm. Like every proper boat outing, cocktails and canapés will be served. RSVP

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Aug
21
4:30 PM16:30

US-Africa Relations: Insights from Mandela Washington Fellows

  • 325 Russell Senate Office Building (map)
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You are invited to join a conversation about U.S. policy in Sub-Saharan Africa featuring three Mandela Washington Fellows and an American Reciprocal Exchange Awardee. This event will take place on August 21, 2019 from 4:30 – 6:30 PM in the Kennedy Caucus Room (SR-325). The session will be a facilitated question-and-answer “talk show” style conversation with the audience, with the panelists discussing their experiences on the Fellowship in the United States, the importance of U.S.-Africa relations, and their important work on the continent. Refreshments and a networking reception will follow the panel discussion. RSVP

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Aug
15
8:30 PM20:30

"Jurassic Park" Screening - Library of Congress Summer Movies on the Lawn

  • 10 First Street Southeast Washington, DC, 20543 United States (map)
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Located between the Supreme Court and the Jefferson Building, 10 First St., SE (running the length of East Capitol Street between First and Second Streets, SE), the north lawn of the Jefferson Building provides a comfortable space for people to watch the feature films. Moviegoers are welcome to bring picnics.

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Aug
1
8:30 PM20:30

"Jaws" Screening - Library of Congress Summer Movies on the Lawn

  • Libary of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building (map)
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Located between the Supreme Court and the Jefferson Building, 10 First St., SE (running the length of East Capitol Street between First and Second Streets, SE), the north lawn of the Jefferson Building provides a comfortable space for people to watch the feature films. Moviegoers are welcome to bring picnics.

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Jul
30
7:00 PM19:00

The Interns Should Run this City: Social Security Edition.

  • 600 F Street Northwest (The Loft) Washington, DC, 20004 United States (map)
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Free the Facts is an educational non-profit organization that provides young Americans with reliable and unbiased information so they can get involved in policy reform. We want to get America’s brightest minds working on our biggest problems, such as reforming Social Security, Medicare, student loans, public pensions, and other programs that impact our lives. RSVP

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Jul
26
5:00 PM17:00

Everything You Wanted to Know About the Future of Digital Privacy: The Latinx Perspective

Today’s consumer privacy approach is under debate across the country sparking state and federal solutions to protect consumer privacy. Join Hispanic Technology & Telecommunications Partnership in collaboration with CHSA, Center for Democracy & Technology, Hispanic Federation, and MANA (a national Latina organization), for a discussion about the impact these proposals will have on Latinx consumers and the important role that members of the Latinx community can play in shaping the future of consumer privacy protections.

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Jul
25
3:30 PM15:30

Virtual/Augmented Reality Panel and Reception/Demo

On Thursday, July 25, 2019, the Virtual Reality Caucus will host an event to introduce virtual/augmented reality as a tool for professional development in the workplace. We will discuss how government agencies can use VR/AR technology and how private agencies develop these programs. Companies from Virtual/Augmented Reality in the Government panel will display and demonstrate virtual/augmented reality to guests.

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Jul
24
6:00 PM18:00

Building Connections and Celebrating Diversity on Capitol Hill

  • 101 Constitution Avenue Northwest, 9th Floor West Rotunda & Terrace Washington, DC, 20001 United States (map)
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Celebrate summer and meet the leaders on Capitol Hill who are working to increase staff diversity in Congress. Join us for a fun networking reception and short program highlighting the organizations and the people leading the effort to expand opportunities for diverse staff and mentor the next generation of Congressional leaders. Meet new friends, mingle with folks who have been in your shoes, and learn how we can cultivate more diverse leaders on Capitol Hill. RSVP

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Jul
24
5:30 PM17:30

Judy Schneider Retirement Party

Judy Schneider has served Congress and the government relations community for decades. Join us to thank her and wish her well in retirement. This is an open-house style reception to honor Judy. Attendance is free but registration is required. Donations to the Judy Schneider Fellowship are welcomed but not required. Dress is business or business casual.

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Jul
24
5:00 PM17:00

Elect Her Workshop and Reception for Interns

  • 440 1st Street Northwest, Suite 860 Washington, DC, 20001 United States (map)
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Don't miss this free workshop (food included!) on how to run for student governments and public office! Elect Her will sharpen your advocacy and leadership skills and introduce you to women in politics. You'll also mingle with politically savvy young women, just like you, and join Running Start's 15k+ network of alums. Running Start is a nonpartisan nonprofit that trains young women to run for office. Through hands-on training, we provide young women with the confidence, capabilities, and connections to step into their political power. Sign up at bit.ly/ElectHer-Interns

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Jul
24
5:00 PM17:00

House and Senate National Labs Caucuses’ Expo, and Reception

  • 2168 Rayburn House Office Building (map)
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These exhibits will showcase collaborations between laboratories, industry, and other partners across five key themes of grid modernization, Resiliency, Reliability, Security, Flexibility, and Sustainability, and will demonstrate how each theme impacts our national security and economic development. The National Lab Directors, researchers, and industry will participate. RSVP

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Jul
24
11:00 AM11:00

Assessing Asia’s Digital Future

  • 214 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States (map)
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In recent years, the news has been awash in headlines about how e-commerce, data localization, and fifth generation wireless technology (5G) will reshape the digital landscape of the 21st century. In the U.S., the emergence of 5G has sparked a national conversation about the intersection between technology, economics, and national security. Already the U.S. government has taken steps to restrict access to America’s 5G networks for controversial Chinese tech giant Huawei. Join us for an examination of the Trump administration’s approach to these issues and its vision for Asia’s Digital Future. RSVP

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Jul
23
6:00 PM18:00

Library of Congress After Hours Scavenger Hunt

  • Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Buildimg (map)
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A scavenger hunt through the Library of Congress!  You can complete it in teams or solo - if you find your way to the end you will be entered into a raffle for a Library Prize Pack.  We suggest you arrive by 7:30 p.m. to give yourself enough time to complete the scavenger hunt.  The scavenger hunt is optional;  exhibits and the Main Reading Room will be open to all. Please RSVP by July 22 (Password: LOC)

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Jul
23
5:30 PM17:30

Hep B United Reception

 The reception is held in conjunction with the annual Hep B United Summit and Advocacy Day, which convenes national and local coalition partners, stakeholders, and federal partners to discuss goals and share strategies to increase hepatitis B testing and vaccination and improve access to care and treatment for individuals living with hepatitis B.  RSVP at bit.ly/HepB2019.

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Jul
23
5:00 PM17:00

Shark Week Congressional Reception

Join ICCF and Discovery for a discussion on human-predator conflict in anticipation of Shark Week 2019, airing July 28 to August 4 on Discovery Channel. Animal Planet's Forrest Galante joins us to preview his show Extinct or Alive: The Lost Shark, airing Wednesday, July 31st at 8PM ET/PT, in which he and his wife Jessica embark on a mission to the Indian Ocean to search for a supposedly extinct shark. RSVP

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Jul
23
11:00 AM11:00

Pipeline Politics: Energy and Power in Europe

  • 1334 Longworth House Office Building (map)
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Pipeline Politics is the use of energy resources to exert influence and achieve foreign policy goals. This behavior distorts markets that would otherwise be efficient and provide for the energy needs of all countries at a reasonable price and exacerbates corruption in the region. Panelists will review the history of political influence in European energy markets, focusing on the political vs. commercial viability of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 and Turkstream projects compared to other efforts, such as the Southern Gas Corridor.

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Jul
22
5:30 PM17:30

Media and the 2020 Election - Panel Discussion

  • 600 F Street Northwest (The Loft) Washington, DC, 20004 United States (map)
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Calling all interns: This Monday, join Dr. Lanhee Chen (chairman, FTF Policy Advisory Board) for a conversation with three reporters - Nancy Cook (Politico), Jeremy Peters (New York Times), and James Hohmann (Washington Post) - for a conversation about covering the elections in 2020 and the media's role in a democracy. RSVP HERE

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Jul
18
8:30 PM20:30

"Beauty and the Beast" (1991) Screening on LOC Lawn

  • 10 First Street Southeast Washington, DC, 20543 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Located between the Supreme Court and the Jefferson Building, 10 First St., SE (running the length of East Capitol Street between First and Second Streets, SE), the north lawn of the Jefferson Building provides a comfortable space for people to watch the feature films. Moviegoers are welcome to bring picnics. RSVP

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