CARE National Conference Featuring Sally Yates, Carla Hall, and Judy Woodruff Returns to Washington, D.C., May 21-23

Three Day Annual Conference Empowers Citizen Advocates to Take Meaningful Action Toward Eliminating Poverty For Women And Girls Around the World




The 16th annual CARE National Conference (CNC) kicks off May 21-23, 2018 in Washington, D.C. The conference will bring citizen advocates together with global development experts to drive change for women and girls living in poverty around the world. Attendees will hone their advocacy skills and have an opportunity to take their passion and important messages of change straight to members of Congress.

Three free public events will be hosted as part of the 2018 CNC and include keynote conversations with Sally Yates, former Acting U.S. Attorney General, along with Carla Hall, Co-Host of ABC’s “The Chew,” and CARE President and CEO Michelle Nunn; a Happy Hour and screening of the award-winning documentary film Soufra, executive produced by Susan Sarandon, and a plenary session featuring some of the nation’s most inspiring leaders advocating for social justice and the rights of women and girls globally.



The CNC will be held Monday, May 21-23, 2018 at George Washington University. The complete conference agenda is available at

The free public events will be held at the George Washington University Lisner Auditorium at 730 21st Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20052. Dates and times for the free events follow.

Making Change Happen

Soufra D.C. Premiere and

All Conference Plenary

Keynote with Sally Yates

Happy Hour

with Senator Jeff Flake
May 21, 1:00 pm EDT May 21, 7:30 pm EDT May 22, 1:00 pm EDT


To register for the CNC, please visit Tickets for the three-day conference are $50 for attendees and $25 for students. To register to attend one of the free public events above, please click here.



The CARE National Conference (CNC) provides best in class training sessions with practical guidance on how to organize in local communities. CARE advocates are passionate about development issues and invest personal time to voice support for policies that support foreign assistance, food aid reform, gender justice and other pressing issues both at home and around the world. To learn more about CARE, visit



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Release Summary

The 3-day CARE National Conference empowers citizen advocates to take meaningful action toward eliminating poverty for women and girls globally.


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