ABOUT THE MAIN CONFERENCE

What’s the 28th Amendment and who’s behind this Conference?

This is American Promise’s second annual National Citizen Leadership Conference. American Promise is a national, cross-partisan, non-profit organization bringing all Americans together to win an amendment to the United States Constitution so that we the people, rather than concentrated money and special interests govern America. You can read more about American Promise here. And you can read more about the amendment that we seek to make the 28th Amendment here.

 

When is the Conference?

The Conference begins Friday evening, June 22nd, with a Welcome Reception, meet-ups, and entertainment. On Saturday June 23rd and Sunday June 24th there are two full days of programming, meals and entertainment, wrapping up on Sunday at 4:30pm. Monday June 25th, is our first 28th Amendment Citizen Lobby Day on Capitol Hill. To see the schedule, please click here.

 

When does the Conference end?

Group programming ends at 4:30pm on Sunday, June 24th. Those who opt to participate in Monday’s Citizen Lobby Day on the Hill can leave after their individual meetings but are encouraged to attend our wrap up session on the House side of Capitol Hill 4:00 to 5:30 pm.

 

LOBBY DAY


Should I stay for Lobby Day on Monday?

If you stay until Monday, you will have an incredible opportunity to put your inspiration, training and determination to work with our members of Congress but we understand not everyone will be able to stay. For more information on Lobby Day, click here.

 

I want to go on Lobby Day.  What should I do first?

Sign up on our Registration page here.
 

I already signed up for the Conference but did not sign up for Lobby Day.  How do I change my RSVP  to attend Lobby Day on the Hill?

Please contact our Lobby Day coordinators Azor Cole at azorc@americanpromise.net or Wambui Gatheru wambuig@americanpromise.net.
 

How can I find others to go with me to Lobby Day to meet with my member of Congress?

Please contact our Lobby Day coordinators Azor Cole at azorc@americanpromise.net or Wambui Gatheru wambuig@americanpromise.net and let them know your interests. We will schedule Hill meetings in groups to empower and support each other!

 

REGISTRATION & ACCOMODATION

Where is the Conference taking place?

The Conference programming, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, will take place at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009. Activities will be on the Terrace Level of hotel.  Lobby Day on Monday the 25th is included in your registration and will be held on Capitol Hill.

 

How do I register for the Conference?

You can register online for the Conference here. If you need further assistance please call American Promise’s main number at 978-254-6275 or email NCLC@americanpromise.net.

 

Is there a registration fee?

Yes. The early bird registration fee is $125 for an Individual Registration for the entire Conference (Includes Entertainment, Citizen Lobby Day, Saturday meals and Sunday breakfast and lunch.) Organization Registration is $750 and includes Organization Table, 3 Individual Registrations, logo on website and more. Limited availability so sign up soon to reserve your table. Register here.

 

Are there reduced ticket prices?

We keep the NCLC price low to encourage wide participation. If you would like to attend but cannot afford it, please let us know and we’ll try to help you: please fill out this form.  


APA leaders, please contact Azor Cole at azorc@americanpromise.net or Wambui Gatheru at wambuig@americanpromise.net regarding our APA donation program.

Is my Conference fee transferable?

In unforeseen circumstances, please contact us at NCLC@americanpromise.net.

 

How do I register for the reduced group price Hilton Hotel Rooms?

Please use the  Hilton's Reservation Link to reserve your room at the Washington Hilton 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC 20009 Hilton’s Call-In Number: 1-800-HILTONS (Our group code is ‘NCLC’ to get our discounted rates). All Guest Room requests will be honored until May 23.  After May 23rd reservations will still be accepted after this date, but based on availability.

We greatly appreciate you staying at the Washington Hilton as your stay supports our Conference, keeping our prices low so all can attend. If you need further assistance  or information please call American Promise’s main number at 978-254-6275.

 

Is there a cancellation deadline for the conference?

Refunds will not be issued after June 18th, except in special circumstances. Please let us know ASAP at NCLC@americanpromise.net if you cannot attend so we can open your place for someone else!
 

What are the Conference hashtags?

#NCLC2018

#PowerUpTogether
 

How accessible are the facilities?

The Conference will take place at the Washington Hilton which is fully accessible. You can find details on building accessibility on their website. Our panels and workshops will have flexible seating.

 

TRAVEL

How do I get to the Washington Hilton Hotel?

Directions from the Washington Hilton’s Website can be found here.
 

How do I arrive by air?

The closest major airports to Washington Hilton are:

Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) - 7.5 km / 4.6 mi
College Park, MD (CGS) - 12.8 km / 7.9 mi
Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark) - 29.7 km / 18.4 mi
Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton) - 31.3 km / 19.5 mi
Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) - 35 km / 21.7 mi

The preferred airport for Washington Hilton is Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National).
Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

 

How do I get around Washington D.C. while I’m there?

Check out this DC Metro Trip Planner for additional information or use google maps and click the train for travel planning.

 
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