Starting Date: 04-01-2011
Ending Date: 04-04-2011
Washington, District of Columbia 20003
A national conference to raise issues concerning South Asian communities, and collectively strategize for solutions and future collaborations. See snapshots from our 2009 Summit.
South Asian organizational leaders, community members, advocates, professionals, non-profit staff members, lawyers and students from around the country.
The Summit will give you an opportunity to: gain skills through interactive workshops; build or strengthen connections with your representatives; network with professionals, activists and community members.
Free for Washington College of Law students, faculty, alumni, and affiliates (WCL affiliates register here)
$110 for non-members (includes one individual SAALT membership)
$75 for SAALT dues-paying members
$40 for students, retirees and Americorps (includes one individual SAALT membership)
Registration form and payment must be received by March 4, 2011 to secure your space. If spaces fill up before this time we will close registration and notify you.
The South Asian Summit 2011 is hosted by South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) and the South Asian Law Students Association at the Washington College of Law, American University, as part of the Founders’ Day Celebration (a series of events over a 3-month period to commemorate the founding of the Washington College of Law).
Tentative Summit Schedule
(Please come back for updates!)
Friday, April 1, 2011
7:30pm – 9:00pm: ChangeMakers Reception (location TBD)
Saturday, April 2, 2011
9:00am – 6:00pm: Discussions and workshops about issues affecting the South Asian community and skills-building trainings (location: American University, Washington College of Law – 4801 Massachusetts Avenue NW)
Sunday, April 3, 2011
9:30pm – 2:00pm: Government Agency Roundtables, followed by discussions and workshops about issues affecting the South Asian community and skills-building trainings (location: American University, Washington College of Law – 4801 Massachusetts Avenue NW)
Monday, April 4, 2011
10:00am – 12:00pm: Hearing at the Capitol from South Asian community members, about their perspective and experience in the 10-years since September 11.
2:00pm – 5:30pm: Briefings with Congressional staffers and Administration officials; meetings with Congressional offices (location: Capitol Hill, Washington DC)
Got questions? See our FAQs or contact email@example.com.
Geographical Scope: National