Capitol Hill Days 2017

Marriott

March 24-27, 2017

The JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20004

 

 

CHD_2017

 

Please contact Rebecca Harrington at rharrington@popconnect.org to reserve your room. To receive the group rate, reservations must be made by Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

In order to receive a student scholarship, you must commit to arriving on Friday, March 24, by the start of the first session, and staying through Monday, March 27 to attend lobby visits on Capitol Hill. The scholarship application deadline is Friday, February 24, 2017.

Download the registration form here!

Past Capitol Hill Days

Do you care about health and human rights? Family planning? The environment?

Jointly hosted by Population Connection and Population Connection Action Fund, Capitol Hill Days is our annual training lobbying event designed to empower grassroots activists with the information and skills that they need to become effective citizen lobbyists for international family planning. Global population is projected to hit 8 billion in seven years (2024). One billion people live on less than a dollar per day—and 70% of them are women and girls. 225 million women want to prevent pregnancy but aren’t using modern contraception. The political opposition can feel intractable, and we have our work cut out for us to ensure that women everywhere gain access to affordable birth control and reproductive health care.

What we do know is that YOU are our most effective voice on Capitol Hill! Speaking directly to your elected representatives is a uniquely powerful way to send a strong message that family planning matters.

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