2010 Annual Summit
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For hotel reservation contact (cutoff date: November 4, 2010):
The Hyatt Regency Washington DC located at 400 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20001 (202) 737-1234 washingtonregency.hyatt.com
*Ask for special DANR National Summit group rate when reserving your sleeping room.
Dominican American National Roundtable (DANR)
& Its National Dominican American Council (NDAC
2010 Annual Leadership Summit
“Strengthening our National Agenda”
Thursday, November 18, 2010
8:00 a.m – 8:00 p.m. Registration open for DANR’s NDAC National Leadership Summit
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Meeting of the DANR National Executive Board DANR Headquarters, Washington, DC
“Justicia Social Al Dominicano del Exterior” Special presentation to DANR Board by Dr. Alberto Correa
1:00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m. Legislative Advocacy Meetings – U.S. Capitol
Friday, November 19, 2010
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Registration open at Hyatt DC Hotel for the DANR’s NDAC National Leadership Summit
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Press Conference, National Press Club. Guests: DANR officers, leaders, participants, media representatives
Cooperation agreement signing: DANR’s NDAC and the Association of Hispanic Health Professionals (AHPSI)
Cooperation agreement signing: DANR’s NDAC and ACROARTE
1:30 p.m. –3:00 p.m. Working Session/Meeting of the National Board of Directors & DANR’s National Dominican American
Council Directors and members, National Press Club
2:00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. Tours – Washington, DC. Coordinator: DANR Board Member Maria Moreno
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Open Forum: Dominicans are Black too, let’s talk about it! – Howard University’s Blackburn Center
In an effort to promote the importance of racial self-awareness, DANR officers and scholars discuss with
students and guests race matters and Blackness considering the Dominican ethnic/racial and migratory
experience. Is being black a sense of pride or shame for Dominicans and Dominican Americans?
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. VIP Reception, Hyatt DC Hotel – Performance by Composer & Harpist Jose Luis Rodriguez
Saturday, November 20, 2010 at the US Capitol Visitor Center
8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration open for the DANR’s NDAC National Leadership Summit
8:30. a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast / Welcome – Atrium (US Capitol Visitor Center)
Report on the history and contributions of the DANR
9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Morning Concurrent Workshop Sessions
Education – Congressional Room North (US Capitol Visitor Center)
Panelists will discuss the current state of education in our communities and explain what needs to be done
to improve education outcomes for all students. Coordinated by Association of Dominican American School Supervisors and Administrators (ADASA)
9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Economic Development – Congressional Room South (US Capitol Visitor Center)
Panelists will talk about U.S. small business policy, opportunities and challenges for small businesses, and
the role of chambers of commerce and advocacy groups to address the needs of small business owners
9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Youth Empowernment Track (Congressional Auditorium)
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. National Agenda Leadership Luncheon - Atrium (US Capitol Visitor Center) 1:15 p.m. — 1:30 p.m.
DANR & NDAC Research Presentation: Cuatro Decadas de Migracion Femenina
by Dr. Irma Nicasio.
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Afternoon Plenary Session – Census 2010 & Redistricting: Impact on Our Communities -
Why does redistricting matter in our communities and in the United States?
Auditorium (US Capitol Visitor Center)
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Health Professional Forum (Congressional Room South)
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. President’s Reception and Guanin Awards Ceremony- Atrium (US Capitol Visitor Center)
Honoring our Elected Officials in USA.
(Program Subject to Change)
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