Recent Events

General Foundation
29
Apr
Wednesday
9:00AM
9:00AM
29
April
Wednesday
9:00AM
9:00AM
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062
United States

Location: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Washington, D.C.

Center for Education and Workforce
8
Apr
Wednesday
1:42PM
1:42PM
8
April
Wednesday
1:42PM
1:42PM

Early childhood education is a priority for President Obama and, with the passing of the historic stimulus package, billions of dollars will be flowing to states in the form of funding for Head Start, a comprehensive school readiness program addressing the emotional, social, health,

General Foundation
17
Mar
Tuesday
9:00AM
9:00AM
17
March
Tuesday
9:00AM
9:00AM
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062
United States

NCF co-hosted an event with the March of Dimes to raise awareness of premature birth and pediatric health.

Center for Education and Workforce
11
Mar
Wednesday
1:39PM
1:39PM
11
March
Wednesday
1:39PM
1:39PM

As a leader in the aerospace industry, The Boeing Company maintains a workforce of over 150,000 worldwide, including about 35,000 engineers. In order to maintain that pool of human talent, Boeing believes systemic reform in education is essential.

General Foundation
10
Mar
Tuesday
9:00AM
9:00AM
10
March
Tuesday
9:00AM
9:00AM
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062
United States

The National Chamber Foundation will host a series of small events to examine our nation's current job crisis, assess the new administrations' efforts to stem the losses, and evaluate what steps need to be taken to get America back to work.

General Foundation
4
Mar
Wednesday
9:00AM
9:00AM
4
March
Wednesday
9:00AM
9:00AM
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062
United States

The National Chamber Foundation hosted a series of small events to examine our nation's current job crisis, assess the new administrations' efforts to stem the losses, and evaluate what steps need to be taken to get America back to work.

General Foundation
26
Feb
Thursday
11:30AM
11:30AM
26
February
Thursday
11:30AM
11:30AM

On February 26, 2009, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosted a CEO Leadership series luncheon featuring Scott Davis, UPS chairman and CEO. 

General Foundation
24
Feb
Tuesday
9:00AM
9:00AM
24
February
Tuesday
9:00AM
9:00AM
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062
United States

NCF hosted a forum to examine how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will create needed jobs in transportation infrastructure.  The administration has committed to appropriating stimulus money for shovel-ready projects by July 2009, but quest

Center for Education and Workforce
12
Feb
Thursday
2:28PM
2:28PM
12
February
Thursday
2:28PM
2:28PM

Karen Elzey, vice president, ICW, testified before the House Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness.

General Foundation
15
Jan
Thursday
9:00AM
9:00AM
15
January
Thursday
9:00AM
9:00AM
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062
United States

The U.S.

Center for Education and Workforce
14
Jan
Wednesday
11:41AM
11:41AM
14
January
Wednesday
11:41AM
11:41AM

The rise of charter schools in the last decade has presented the business community with an opportunity to engage in education reform in new and effective ways.

General Foundation
8
Jan
Thursday
8:30AM
11:30AM
8
January
Thursday
8:30AM
11:30AM
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062
United States

This event set the stage for what the Chamber considers a top priority for 2009 in policy developments both inside and outside the beltway. The program began with U.S.

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