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Itinerary

The 2019 itinerary is being finalized. It will be similar to last year. All events are tentative and subject to change cancellation. 

DAY 1
 

9:57 AM

Depart on flight to Washington, DC

11:41 AM

Arrive Washington National Airport (DCA)

12:30 PM

Depart for hotel

1:00 PM

Arrive at the hotel

2:00 PM

Depart for the Libra Group

2:30 PM

Meet with Maurice Owens, former adviser in the Obama Administration and current Executive at the Libra Group, a consulting firm specializing in policy and government affairs

3:30 PM

Depart for the U.S. Department of Education

4:00 PM

Meet with the U.S. Secretary of Education and staff at the U.S. Department of Education to advocate for better schools and learn about the college application process

6:00 PM

Depart the U.S. Department of Education for Capital One Arena

7:00 PM

Attend Washington Wizards Game

9:30 PM

Depart Capital One Arena for the hotel

10:00 PM

Group Meeting: Debrief and Preparation for the next day

 
DAY 2

7:00 AM

Breakfast at hotel

7:45 AM

Depart hotel en route the Capitol

8:30 AM

Visit the Office of Congresswoman Martha Roby and meet with Chief of Staff Mike Albares

9:30 AM

U.S. Capitol Tour

12:00 PM

Meet with Civil Rights Hero and Congressman John Lewis and Congresswoman Terri Sewell, the first Black women elected to Congress from Alabama

1:30 PM

Lunch at the Capitol

3:00 PM

Group meeting

3:45 PM

Depart for the Office of President Obama/My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

4:00 PM

Visit the Office of Former President Barack Obama and Meet with Former Administration Officials and My Brother’s Keep Alliance to hear about their post-presidency work and career advice

5:00 PM

Depart for Ben’s Chili Bowl

5:30 PM

Dinner at Ben’s Chili Bowl – a D.C. landmark, known for its chili dogs, half-smokes, and cheese fries, this iconic restaurant has played an important role in the city’s history and has attracted countless celebrities

7:00 PM

Depart Ben’s Chili Bowl for the hotel

7:30 PM

Group Meeting: Debrief and Preparation for the next day

DAY 3
 

8:15 AM

Breakfast at the hotel

DAY 2

9 AM

Depart the hotel for Howard University

DAY 2

9:30 AM

Tour Howard University, one of the country’s most prestigious Historically Black Colleges and Universities

DAY 2

11:00 AM

Depart Howard University for the George Washington University

DAY 2

12:00 PM

Conversation and Campus Tour with students at the Multicultural Student Services Center at the George Washington University to learn about college life and the college admissions process  

DAY 2

1:00 PM

Lunch on G.W.’s Campus

DAY 2

2:00 PM

Meet with representatives of the George Washington University’s Office of Career Services to discuss planning for your dream career and how to make the best of your college experience

DAY 2

3:00 PM

Depart for the National Monuments

DAY 2

3:30 PM

Tour the National Monuments: Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, FDR Memorial

DAY 2

5:00 PM

Depart the Monuments for the hotel

DAY 2

6:30 PM

Dinner at the hotel

DAY 2

7:00 PM

Group Meeting: Debrief and Preparation for the next day

DAY 2
DAY 4
 

9:15 AM

Breakfast at the hotel

10:00 AM

Depart the hotel for Google

10:30 AM

Tour Google offices and panel discussion with executives to learn about their work, the role of technology in advancing your futures, and how to work towards achieving your dream job

11:30 AM

Lunch at Google

12:15 PM

Depart Google for the White House

1:00 PM

White House Tour

2:00 PM

Photo outside the White House and stop at White House Gift Shop

2:45 PM

Depart the White House Gift Shop for the hotel

3:30 PM

Depart the hotel for Pentagon City mall

4:00 PM

Leisure time at the Pentagon City mall

5:00 PM

Depart for the hotel

6:30 PM

Dinner at the hotel

7:30 PM

Group Meeting: Debrief and Preparation for the next day

DAY 5
 

9:45 AM

Breakfast at hotel

10:30 AM

Depart for the U.S. Holocaust Museum

11:00 AM

Visit the U.S. Holocaust Museum

1:00 PM

Depart the U.S. Holocaust Museum for lunch

1:30 PM

Food truck lunch on the National Mall

2:15 PM

Depart Lunch for the African American History Museum

2:30 PM

Tour the newly opened African American History Museum

5:00 PM

Depart the African American History museum for Washington National Airport

5:30 PM

Arrive at Washington National Airport

7:20 PM

Depart on flight

11:00 PM

(CST) Arrive in Montgomery