Civic Days at the Capital

Starts
Friday, February 22nd 2008
Ends
Monday, February 25th 2008
Location
621 Pennsylvania Ave SE (Eastern Market metro) Washington, DC 20003

When: Feb. 22, Friday-Feb. 25 Monday

Cost: $100 to attend Friday to Monday,  $25 students,  $25 to attend only Sunday and Monday.  

Where:

Center For Inquiry Office of Public Policy

621 Pennsylvania Ave. SE

Washington DC 20003

RSVP: tvanpelt@cfidc.org or call 800 398-7571 or (202) 546-2330

Schedule:

Feb. 22 Friday

  • 5:30 p.m. - Reception at the Center 

Feb. 23  Saturday

  • 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. - A briefing about climate change and global warming bills in Congress presented by Dr. Stuart Jordan, emeritus senior staff scientist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
  • 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Trip to the Global Warming Exhibit at the Marian Koshland Science Museum
  • 11:30 - 1 p.m. Lunch on your own
  • 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Tour of Capitol Building
  • 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Tour the Thomas Jefferson Library of Congress
  • 7:00 p.m.  Dinner at Union Station

Feb. 24 Sunday:

  • 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Briefing by CFI Legal Director Ronald Lindsay on the current state of our legal cases.
  • 1 0:30 - 12 p.m. - Briefing by Government Affairs Director Toni Van Pelt on what's moving through the Congress.
  • 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. - Lunch on your own.
  • 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. - "Ingersoll's Life in DC" 1.5 mile, 2 hour walking tour. Bring your favorite Ingersoll quotation to share. 
  • 3:30 - 6 p.m. - Training session, lobbying schedule.
  • 7:30 p.m. - Reception & Movie at the Center

Feb. 25 Monday

  • Meetings with legislators, attendance of congressional briefing or hearing. Fly home tonight.

Online Registration 

Online registration is $100 and is handled via PayPal.

Can't make it to the event but would like to make a donation?

Hotel Reservations

For hotel reservations use the code CFI . There are three ways you may do so;

  1. Visit a special reservation page at Holiday Inn's website . Simply click "Check Availiblity" and make your online reservation; the dates and CFI code are already populated for you. If you have trouble making reservations please call 800 398-7571 and we will assist you.
  2. Call 800-holiday or
  3. call (202) 479-4000

Be sure to use the CFI code in all cases. Rate of $119 sgl/dbl is guaranteed until Jan. 23.

Holiday Inn, 550 C Street, SW. The hotel is one block from the L’Enfant Plaza Metro, orange/blue lines.