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.
8:30 am – 9:00 am: Coffee and registration
9:00 am – 9:15 am: Welcome
9:15 am – 9:45 am: Annual 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 pm: Break
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
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Cocktail reception
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Plated 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)