Kiwanis Capital District Convention


Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19, 2018
9:00 AM – 3:50 PM

Hyatt Regency Reston (1800 Presidents St, Reston, VA 20190)

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Kiwanis is holding its 100th Annual Capital District Convention on Aug. 17, 18 and 19 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, Virginia, and NLP will be there.

Damaso Reyes, NLP’s director of partnerships, will deliver the keynote address during the Fellowship Luncheon on Saturday, Aug. 18. His topic: “Fighting Fake News: How we can educate young people and defend democracy.” He also is leading a workshop on “Teaching News Literacy: New threats, new strategies, new tools” at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

The Kiwanis Club of Washington, D.C., has supported NLP’s work since 2014.

To learn more about the News Literacy Project, visit us at booth 1106. For more information, email Damaso at


Damaso Reyes

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