We the People/Update goes to Washington!
THE ROLE OF THE JUDICIARY AND
THE MEDIA IN A DEMOCRACY
Sunday, June 26 (starting around 5 pm) to
Wednesday, June 29 (ending around noon)
REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP HAS CLOSED
Monday, June 27,
8:30-11:30 United States Supreme Court
We will be guests at the court, with reserved seating for the hand down of the important Supreme Court decisions, followed by a conversation in the Lawyers’ Lounge, tour, and (fingers crossed) a meeting with Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg. This exciting opportunity has been arranged by Amy Bergquist, former Minneapolis teacher, now clerk to Justice Ginsburg!
Tuesday, June 28,
9:00- 12:30 Newseum
Tour and interactive workshop, “Making Change: The First Amendment and the Civil Rights Movement”
7:00 pm Adam Liptak,
Supreme Court Correspondent for the New York Times
Wednesday, June 29
Docent-led tour of the Library of Congress
MORE AGENDA DETAILS COMING SOON!
Registration fee and Scholarship
A registration fee of $100 is required to reserve your spot. This fee includes the Washington Institute and the one-day August 3 Update Workshop. Participants will be given a $100 scholarship to cover the fee at the completion of the June Institute.
The Washington Court Hotel on Capitol Hill!
A great, convenient hotel, with a room rate of $179 per night, includes taxes!
Once you have been notified that your registration has been accepted, you will receive housing instructions. To receive the reduced rate, you must make reservations by June 7, 2011.
Grant Support from the Center for Civic Education and the Education Minnesota Foundation
Participants will receive a minimum of $450 per person to help support airfare and hotel. This is in addition to the $100 scholarship to cover the registration fee provided by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund of the Legacy Fund.
Follow Up Workshop
A one-day Update is being planned for August 3, 2011, 8:30-4:00, that will include our most popular Update features including case studies, legislative update, and lunch with the Judges!
There will be no additional costs for participants who attend the Washington Institute. To register for the August workshop only, click here.
Please complete the form and pay the registration fee. Participants will be selected first come, first serve. For a limited time, $100 scholarships are available!
REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP HAS CLOSED.
ROOM REMAINS IN THE AUGUST 3 UPDATE WORKSHOP. Register here.