Shriver Leadership Summit convenes key stakeholders of our Peace Corps community. It begins with a Capitol Hill reception on Thursday evening, February 28, where we will celebrate our Capitol Hill Advocacy Day and present the 2019 Congressional Leadership Awards.

The summit continues with sessions and dinner on Friday, March 1, and concludes at noon on Saturday, March 2. You may register for only the Friday Leadership Dinner if you are unable to attend the full summit.

Our venue this year is the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill (400 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001).

Shriver Circle members are welcome to bring a guest to the summit at the invited guest rate. 


Shriver Leadership Summit Event Details

We’re looking forward to hosting you at the 2019 Shriver Leadership Summit. For your convenience, we have provided the following information about the conference logistics and program.

All Shriver Leadership Summit participants are invited to attend the Advocacy Day Reception Celebration and Shriver Leadership Summit Kickoff on Thursday, February 28 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.


Thursday, February 28 (40th Anniversary Reception)
Location: Rayburn House Office Building, Rooms 2044-2045

Hors-d'oeuvres and beverages sponsored by our partner Water Charity.

If traveling by DC Metro, the closest stop to the Rayburn House Office Building is Capitol South station (orange, blue and silver lines).

  • Exit the station and walk straight ahead (in the direction of the U.S. Capitol) one half block.

  • Take a left onto C Street SE

  • Turn right on South Capitol SE

  • The Rayburn House Office building is on your left.

  • Go through security and ask for directions to Rooms 2044-2045.


Friday, March 1, 2019 
Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Shriver Leadership Summit full-day events will include a continental breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch ,and dinner on Friday only. 


Preliminary Program 

8:30 am – 9:00 amCoffee and registration

9:00 am – 9:15 amWelcome

9:15 am – 9:45 amAnnual Report to NPCA Stakeholders

9:45 am – 10:15 am: Advocacy Strategy 2019

10:15 am –10:45 am: Building our Community

10:45 am - 11:00 am: Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: A conversation with the Peace Corps director

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Celebratory 40th Anniversary lunch and keynote speaker

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm: A Towering Task - A Peace Corps Documentary preview

1:15 pm – 1:30 pm: Our new WorldView 

1:30 pm 2:15 pm: Water for Everyone

2:15 pm  2:45 pm: Peace Corps House

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm: Museum of the Peace Corps Experience

3:15 pm  3:30 pmBreak

3:30 pm  4:00 pm: The Peace Corps Commemorative

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm: Bringing it all together - the Master Plan

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm: Closing Remarks


Commemorative Dinner

5:30 pm – 6:30 pmCocktail reception

6:30 pm – 8:30 pmPlated Dinner and Keynote Speaker (Kent Abernathy, Executive Director, National Commission on Military, National, Military and Public Service)


Saturday March 2, 2019

9:00 am – 11:30 am: NPCA Board of Directors Meeting (NPCA Office)

9:00 am – 10:00 am: Site Visit: Peace Corps Commemorative (Meet at Hyatt Hotel)

10:00 am – 11:30 am: Site Visit: Peace Corps House (1500 North Capitol Street, NW)

12:00 pm 1:00 pm: Lunch on your own

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Harris Wofford Memorial Service (Cramton Auditorium, Howard University)

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Reception - Peace Corps Community Tribute to Harris Wofford (Exiles Bar, 1610 U Street, NW)

Ticket Name Sale Ends Price Quantity
Thursday - National Day of Action - Capitol Hill Meetings
28 Feb 2019
Sale Ended
Thursday reception through Saturday noon (full summit) - Shriver Circle Member
28 Feb 2019
Sale Ended
Thursday reception through Saturday noon (full summit) - Invited Guest*
28 Feb 2019
Sale Ended
Friday Shriver Leadership Dinner Only (Not Attending Full Summit )
28 Feb 2019
Sale Ended

28 Feb 2019 @ 5:00pm EST
02 Mar 2019 @ 12:00pm EST

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