In celebration of American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will host a commemorative event on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 9:50 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event will be held in the Great Hall of the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, located at 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20201. The ceremony will feature remarks provided by George Sheldon,Acting Assistant Secretary, Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, Director, Indian Health Service (IHS). This event will include traditional Native entertainment, exhibits showcasing HHS Operating Divisions (OPDIVs) and Staff Divisions (STAFFDIVs), inspirational remarks, and a keynote address.
We look forward to your support as we recognize the rich culture and contributions of the American Indian and Alaskan Native communities.
For additional questions about the event and information on registering a booth to showcase your OPDIV/STAFFDIV, please contact Clint Curtis, Indian Health Services Public Affairs Staff Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All special accommodation requests should be submitted no later than October 30, 2012 to email@example.com.
Parking and Transportation Options:
The Humphrey Building/Plaza is accessible via Metro at the Federal Center SW Station (Blue and Orange Lines). There are several public parking lots in the area with varying rates, as well as metered parking for a maximum of two (2) hours. Participants bear the cost of transportation and/or parking.
Locations of public parking lots/garages include:
3rd & E Streets SW
4th & C Streets SW
6th & C Streets SW