Date & Time
October 11, 2013
12:00 pm through
October 13, 2013
Washington, DC, USA
Save the Date: IPS 50th Anniversary Celebration
Mark your calendars for an action-packed weekend to celebrate 50 years of the Institute for Policy Studies, an independent center of thought and action!
The Institute for Policy Studies invites you to IPS's 50th Anniversary Celebration and Reunion highlighting bold and progressive social movements over the last 5 decades. From October 11th-13th, 2013, we will host a weekend of events in Washington, D.C. honoring progressive activists and activism and envisioning a plan for the future.
We will begin with an opening "reunion" reception to celebrate IPSers from the past, present and future on Friday, October 11, 2013. This will be a great opportunity for old friends to reconnect and for the extended IPS family to come together. On Saturday and Sunday, we will hold an “Ideas into Action” Festival featuring workshops, forums, and artistic expressions as well as a bazaar for our progressive partners and allies to feature their work. The celebration will culminate with a VIP dinner at Busboys and Poets and an interactive gala at the historic Union Station on Sunday evening with over 600 people, including notable progressives from major social movements in the past 50 years and rising young public scholars and activists of today.
The Theme of the 50th Anniversary Celebration and Reunion is "The Next 50 Years" and all events will be intergenerational with an emphasis on the next generation of public scholars and a bold, progressive future.
October 11th, 2013
IPS Reunion Reception
October 12th-13th, 2013
Ideas into Action Festival
October 13th, 2013
IPS Sustainable Dinner
October 13, 2013
50th Anniversary Gala at Union Station
Purchase tickets (Early-bird rates going fast!)
Together, we can bring together the IPS community for a truly amazing weekend! Please also stay abreast by joining our IPS Community: Celebrating 50 Years on Facebook.
If you would like to help with planning and preparation or know of IPSers we should be contacting, please email Joy Zarembka, Associate Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-787-5244.