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Federation of Jain Associations in North America
American Jewish community and
Claremont Lincoln University
Present

 

3rd JAINA-AJC COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM
WASHINGTON, DC
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013


10:00 am–11:30 am:Breakfast at American Jewish Community (AJC) Office conference room (1156 15th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005) with presentations by:

- Representative from State Department’s Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs

- Representative from Department of Homeland Security (DHS) speaking about community safety and emergency preparedness

- Representative from the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Department of Commerce


11:30 am–12:30 pm:Lunch and Training on "How to Advocate on behalf of your community" at AJC
Office conference room, hosted and conducted by:

- Ms. Julie Fishman, Asst. Director (Legislative Affairs), AJC

- Mr. Nissim B. Reuben, Asst. Director (Asia Pacific Institute), AJC


12:30 pm – 1:00 pm:Transportation to Capitol Hill


1:30 pm – 3:00 pm:Calls on offices of respective Congressional Representatives


3:00 pm – 3:30 pm:Group photo at Capitol Hill steps


4:00 pm – 4:45 pm:Welcome Remarks and Briefings including CLU briefing on Ahimsa Award to be presented during reception to Gurudev Chitrabhanuji and Pramodaben

(Capitol Hill: Building and Room No. to be announced)


5:00 pm – 7:00 pm:Congressional Reception featuring Key Congressional Representatives from India & Israel Caucuses and Diplomatic Representatives from Embassies of India & Israel, and Recognition/Awards Ceremony

(Capitol Hill: Building and Room No. to be announced)


8:00 pm onwards:Evening visit to Jain Temple (1021 Briggs Chaney Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20905)
and dinner for delegates

 

LOGISTICS

Hotel Recommendations:

Beacon Hotel DC (near AJC office & metros in the $ 200 + range)

1615 Rhode Island Avenue, Northwest - Washington, DC 20036

Reservations 202.296.2100 www.beaconhotelwdc.com/?mcid=gc587k216

 

Holiday Inn Washington DC (Central, near AJC office & metros in the $ 150 + range)

Address: 1501 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

Reservations: 202-483-2000 www.inndc.com

 

Days Inn Washington, DC (near Vann Ness Metro, 4 metro stops from Farragut North Metro on the Red Line near AJC office in the $ 100+ range)

4400 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, District of Columbia 20008

Reservations: 202-244-5600 www.dcdaysinn.com

 

Morning programs at AJC Office, 1156 15th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005:

Parking:

AJC office

1156 15th Street, N.W., Suite 1200

Washington, D.C. 20005

 

Colonial Parking, Inc

1133 15th Street,

N.W.Washington, D.C. 20005

(202) 295-8100

Near by Metro stops:

McPherson Square (Orange & Blue lines)
Farragut North (Red line)

 

Afternoon program on Tuesday at Capitol Hill:

Parking:

Atlantic Parking

409 3rd Street, S.W.

Washington, D.C. 20024

(202) 554-0795

 

Standard Parking

395 E Street, S.W.

Washington, D.C. 20472

(202) 554-0902

Please RSVP using the form below:

For questions or comments, contact:
Dr. Manoj Dharamsi, Chairman, JAINA Public Affairs Council
Ph 703-620-9837, E-mail: mdharamsi@gmail.com

 

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