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What is Hill Day?

Want to have an impact, meet your elected officials and be a part of the political process? Emgage is hosting the first Emgage Hill Day in Washington, D.C. on July 20.

At Hill Day, Emgage and community members from across the nation will make the trip to Washington D.C. to enjoy a day of political engagement, and meet with their elected officials to discuss the Anti-Hate Crimes Resolution (H. Res. 257), other issues of concern and to bring positive change.

Hill Day at the Capitol allows the nation’s most educated and civically engaged constituents to play a critical role in shaping our society’s social and political fabric.

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Below are airport options for out-of-town guests.
1. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
2. Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)


Below are hotel options for out-of-town guests.
1. Marriott, Courtyard Washington
1325 2nd Street NE, Washington, DC,
20002 202.898.4000 |
2.Capital Hilton
1001 16th Street NW, Washington, DC,
20036 1.202.393.1000
3.Washington Marriott,Metro Center
775 12th Street NW Washington, DC,
20005 202.737.2200
4.Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters
1615 Rhode Island Avenue, Northwest - Washington,
DC 20036 202.296.2100



PROGRAM Day 1 - July 19, 2017

Capitol Day Pre-Brief 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Hill advocacy 101 with David Geller, Legislative Counsel, Congressman Charlie Crist

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Serena Hoy, Senior Counselor to the Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Chief Counsel, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Saeed Mody, Trail Attorney, Criminal Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice

4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Becky Monroe, Director of the Stop Hate Project with Layers Committee for Civil Rights Under law; formerly DOJ Director for Policy and planning for the Civil Rights Division and Senior Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights. Meet Becky Monroe

5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Gerri Ratliff, Acting Director of Community Relations Service at U.S. Department of Justice. Meet Gerri Ratliff

5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Logistics review with Cambridge Global Advisors Brian de Vallance and CEO Wa’el Alzayat

Location: Marriott Courtyard Washington: 1325 2nd Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20002

Social Mixer 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Location: Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

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PROGRAM Day 2, July 20, 2017

Breakfast Reception 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

8:00 - 9:30 p.m. Registration

9:00 - 9:10 a.m. Remarks by CEO Wa'el Alzayat

9:15 - 9:30 a.m. Remarks by elected officials (TBD)

9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Guest Speaker Rep. Keith Ellison

9:45 - 10:00 a.m. Closing Remarks

Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, 45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20515

Meetings with Members 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

U.S. Congress and Senate (office assignments will be distributed on the 19th)

Hill Day Debrief 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Emgage Office: 1250 I Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20005