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Mayor Bowser Weekly Press Guidance for Monday, November 12, 2018 – Sunday, November 18, 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018
  • On Tuesday, Mayor Bowser will attend FiscalNote’s annual summit, Reinvent, a conference to explore best practices in navigating national and global issues, the growing tech scene in Washington DC, and the benefits of an Issues Management strategy. After, the Mayor will cut the ribbon on The Triumph in Ward 8, the third short-term family housing program to open in the District in the Fall of 2018 as part of the Mayor’s promise to close and replace DC General Family Shelter with dignified, service-enriched programs across all eight wards – which she accomplished on October 30, 2018. Following the ribbon-cutting, Mayor Bowser will attend a reception to celebrate the South Asian festival, Diwali—the festival of lights.
  • On Wednesday, Mayor Bowser will attend the Bloomberg Government Next.2018, a conference designed to create new connections and bridge gaps between American innovators and Washington’s ideas and influence community. Later, the Mayor will serve as one of the National Foundation for Women Legislators Annual Conference Honorary Chairs where she will deliver welcoming remarks to elected women from across the country. The conference will cover a wide variety of issues including healthcare, K-12 education, critical infrastructure, occupational licensing, energy, telecommunications, civil discourse, leadership development, and more.
  • On Thursday, Mayor Bowser will attend the 2018 Kaiser Permanente Community Health Summit in San Francisco, focused on advancing policies at the federal and local level related to affordable housing, improving health and economic outcomes for residents. 
  • On Saturday, Mayor Bowser will join the DC Superior Court and Child and Family Services Agency for the 32nd Annual DC Adoption Day ceremony, where 30 children will be legally and permanently adopted by 22 families. The event celebrates the joys of adoption and encourages area residents to consider adopting or fostering a child in the District.