Chavez Schools Students to Speak on Capitol Hill!

Chavez Schools Students to Visit Capitol Hill to Talk policy and College Preparedness

Washington, DC- Chavez Schools, in partnership with the 2014-2016 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) Fellows will host a breakfast conversation on Capitol Hill Monday, April 18, for Chavez scholars to discuss their senior thesis projects with Hill staffers, policy experts, and CBCF Fellows.

Members of the general public who are interested in Chavez Schools’ model of teaching public policy to empower its students, are also invited to attend.  The breakfast will begin at9:00 a.m. at the Cannon House Office Building, Room 112.

At Chavez Schools, every senior is required to select a public policy thesis topic, and produce a 15 to 20-page paper presenting the background, controversy, and their proposed policy solutions.  During the course of developing their thesis presentations, scholars are encouraged to reach out to public policy experts throughout the capital region for their input, feedback, and guidance.

Joan Massey, CEO of Chavez Schools, will provide an overview of Chavez Schools and describe Chavez Schools’ goals for the thesis program, and mission to prepare students for college and empower them to become civic leaders of the next generation.

For more information about the thesis breakfast, or to RSVP, please contact Ashlee Lawson, Marketing & Communications Manager of Chavez Schools, at 202-627-3095.

You may also RSVP for the event online HERE.

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