The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute's The Way Forward Project Summit

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 4, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver remarks at the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s (CCAI) The Way Forward Project Summit at approximately 10:00 a.m. at the Department of State. Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Janice Jacobs and Special Advisor for International Children’s Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs will also participate in the Summit.

The Way Forward Project is an initiative led by CCAI to develop systems of care to help children and families. Senator Mary Landrieu, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Representative Karen Bass and Pastor Rick Warren are expected to attend the Summit. In addition, experts and policy leaders from six African nations – Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, and Uganda – are also participating.

The remarks will be open to credentialed members of the media in the Marshall Center East Auditorium. Due to additional security screening and limited space, media should arrive early to ensure access.

Pre-set time for cameras: 9:00 a.m. from the 21st Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:45 a.m. from the 21st Street Lobby.


Department of State
Office of Press Relations
(202) 647-6249

Department of State
Bureau of Consular Affairs
(202) 647-1488

PRN: 2011/1873