The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development to host Capitol Hill Rally, Participate in Congressional Sessions on Tuesday, June 16th
WASHINGTON – Five hundred are expected to attend RES in DC this week where American Indian and Alaska Natives are gathering to advance economic development in Indian Country.
In conjunction with its Reservation Economic Summit (RES) in DC, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) will host several events on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.
The events kick off with a New Day Now (NDN) Rally on the West front of the Capitol at 1:30 p.m. The rally is designed to affirm and advance economic development in Indian Country, and will feature leaders from the Native American community, Congress, as well as Native American dancers and performers.
Following the rally NCAIED will take part in two sessions in the Hart Senate Office Building to discuss legislative issues key to Indian Country. Several members of Congress of both parties are expected to participate. RES is the premier event and conference primarily focused on economic development in Indian Country.
Pertinent information is below. For a full conference agenda, please click here.
New Day Now rally in front of the Capitol to kick off RES DC events on the Hill
West Front of the United States Capitol (facing National Mall); Hart Senate Office Building Room 216
Tuesday, June 16th
1:30 p.m. – New Day Now Rally in front of Capitol
2:45 p.m. – Listening Session on the Buy Indian Act and Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (Hart 216)
4:00 p.m. – Legislative Updates from Members of Congress (Hart 216); full list available on agenda.