The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

A Faith in the Future. A Belief in Action.

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Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC.

WASHINGTON INSTITUTE OVERVIEW

Every three years, NCJW brings advocates from across the country to Washington, DC for Washington Institute. This exciting event brings NCJW members and supporters together in our nation’s capital to meet with issue experts and elected officials to promote progressive social change. Whether you are a seasoned advocate or a first-time attendee, there is always s something to learn and be inspired by.

►NEW THIS YEAR: Washington Institute 2016 (WI 2016) will begin just after lunch on Sunday, March 13 and will end with a closing program following a day on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, March 15 . Note: This year our award dinner will be held on Monday evening. On Tuesday, our closing program will end no later than 4pm in order for attendees to catch flights and trains home. Luggage provisions will be made, and details will be shared as we get closer to the conference.

►Pre Institute training will begin on Saturday, March 12. (More details on pre-Institute training to come.)

►WI 2016 will be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. For those who attended Washington Institute 2013, this is the same hotel.

►WASHINGTON INSTITUTE 2016 IS AN EXTRAORDINARY OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL NCJW MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS TO COME TOGETHER TO MAKE AN IMPACT ON OUR NATION’S LEADERS.

►Registration will open in November.

►More details will be provided throughout the fall and leading up to WI 2016 online at www.ncjw.org/wi2016.

►Start spreading the word! Use the hashtag #WI2016 when tweeting about Washington Institute 2016.

PROGRAM & SPEAKER HIGHLIGHTS Washington Institute 2016 will feature inspiring and knowledgeable speakers who will address the most pressing public policy concerns related to the 2016 elections. These experts will speak to the significant policy challenges and achievements of our time and will share their insights and experiences with us. In addition, Washington Institute 2016 provides opportunities to attend hands002Dinstitute on training and roundtable discussions that better equip us to mobilize on key social justice issues, honor allies and champions who lead social change efforts, and make our collective voice heard as we speak out on Capitol Hill. Keep checking the Washington Institute website as we confirm speakers and announce new program highlights in the coming weeks and months.