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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Holiday Tea

Start Date: 12/4/2019 1:00 PM EST
End Date: 12/4/2019 4:00 PM EST

Venue Name: The Willard Intercontinental

1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  United States  20004

Presented by: Communications and Technology Law Forum

1:00 pm - Reception
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Tea and Program

Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke

Join us for our highly-regarded annual Holiday Tea, to be held in the Willard Intercontinental. It's the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season with friends! Register now because registration may close early.

Advance Registration:
Members: $65
Non-Members: $75
Table for 10: $850
Sponsorship: $1,850 - Sponsorship deadline November 27, 2019.
(Please contact the WBA Office at 202-639-8880 or admin@wbadc.org to purchase a table or sponsorship) 

After 11/27/2019:
Members: $70
Non-Members: $80
Table for 10: $1,000
(Please contact the WBA Office at 202-639-8880 or admin@wbadc.org to purchase a table) 

Thank-You to our Sponsors! 
Charter Communications 
Comcast Corporation 
DLA Piper
Wiley Rein LLP 
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

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About Congresswomen Yvette D. Clarke
Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke, CD, a Brooklyn native proud of her Jamaican heritage, attended the New York City public schools, graduated from Oberlin College, and was a recipient of the prestigious APPAM/Sloan Fellowship in Public Policy and Policy Analysis. Prior to being elected to the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Clarke served on the New York City Council, representing the Fortieth District in Brooklyn. She succeeded her pioneering mother, former City Council Member Dr. Una S. T. Clarke, making them the first mother-daughter succession in the history of the City Council. 

As the representative of the Ninth Congressional District of New York, she has dedicated herself to continuing the legacy of excellence established by the late Honorable Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman and Caribbean American elected to Congress.
As an activist, a community organizer and now as a legislator, Congresswoman Clarke’s boldness, compassion and love for the people have allowed her to become an effective leader and an outspoken advocate on numerous issues of great importance to her constituents.
In the 116th Congress, Congresswoman Clarke serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee and the Committee on Homeland Security. She was elected as Vice-Chair of the full Energy and Commerce Committee on January 15th, 2019.
Congresswoman Clarke has demonstrated her capacity for leadership as Chair of the Multicultural Media Caucus, dedicated to eliminating stereotypes in the media and expanding ownership to include communities of color, as Co-Chair of the Smart Cities Caucus which serves as an informal group of Members dedicated to issues related to the transformation of our communities to smart cities, how it will bring about innovation and technological change, and the role that Congress can play in this transformation. 

She is also the Co-Chair of the Black Women & Girls Caucus, which develops programs to support the aspirations of African American women of all ages, and is the Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus’ Immigration Task Force. Additionally, Congresswoman Clarke serves as Co-Chair of the Caribbean Caucus, where she has works to build the relationship between the United States and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on matters of trade, immigration reform, and direct investment through development programs.
Congresswoman Clarke currently resides in the neighborhood where she grew up, in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn.

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