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Venues

June 11-14 / Washington, DC

On June 11-12, the National Gathering will be at American University. Click here for directions to the university, which includes information about reaching the campus by car, plane, Metro, and train. The nearest Metro stop is Tenleytown-AU, at which you can catch a free AU shuttle bus to campus.

If you’re staying at American University, when you arrive on campus please go to Anderson/Centennial Hall to check in. Then proceed to Bender Arena to pick up your registration and conference materials. This campus map will show you where buildings are located.

If you’re not staying at American University, please go directly to Bender Arena to pick up your materials. The plenary sessions will be held at Bender Arena and the workshops in various classrooms. If you’re arriving Friday or after the Saturday evening plenary, check in at Letts Hall.

On Monday, June 13, you’ll join international participants at the meeting “1,000 Days to Scale Up Nutrition for Mothers & Children” at the Renaissance Hotel, located in downtown Washington, DC, at 999 Ninth Street, NW. The reception and dinner for the National Gathering 2011 and the International meeting on Child Malnutrition, hosted by Bread for the World Institute and Concern Worldwide, will be held at the same hotel.

On Tuesday, June 14, Lobby Day will begin at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. The morning briefing will be followed by lobby visits to Capitol Hill, and you’ll end the day with a closing reception and worship at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Transportation will be available to the House of Representatives and the Senate for lobby visits.

Registration

Online registration is closed. If you're interested in attending, please contact Jasmine Wibisono at jwibisono@bread.org or 202-688-1106.

The registration fee is $275 for individuals and $550 for a family of four.

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Transportation

Participants are expected to make their own travel arrangements from their residence to Washington, DC. During National Gathering 2011, there will be shuttle buses between venues.

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Scholarships

The application process is closed.. The value of the scholarships ranges from a waiver of early bird registration fee ($225) to a stipend to help pay travel and room costs while attending the National Gathering 2011.

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