Truman Civil Rights Symposium


Important Venue Information for In-Person Attendees



It is strongly recommended that you take public transportation to the Symposium venues, specific stops for each venue are recommended below, and the WMATA website can be used to plan your full journey.


The closest paid public lot for each venue has been listed below, but the ParkWhiz website can help you find available lots in real time, and pay for your spot in advance.


Please see below.

Library of Congress

Wednesday, July 26, 2023  |  Opening Event, By Invitation Only

Nearest Metro Stop: Capitol South (Orange/Blue/Silver Lines)

Drop-Off Address: Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St SE

Entrance: Main Entrance, off First St SE

Nearest Parking: Union Station – 50 Massachusetts Ave NE

George Washington University

Thursday, July 27, 2023  |  General Sessions I-III

Nearest Metro Stop: Foggy Bottom – GWU (Orange/Blue/Silver Lines)

Drop-Off Address: 805 21st St NW

Entrance: Located on 21st St or H St

Nearest Parking: Colonial Parking Garage – 814 20th St NW

National Archives and Records Administration

Thursday, July 27, 2023  |  Keynote Event – SOLD OUT

Nearest Metro Stop: Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter (Green/Yellow Lines)

Drop-Off Address: 701 Constitution Avenue, NW (between 7th and 9th Streets)

Entrance: Special Events Entrance is located to the right of the stairs

Nearest Parking: Colonial Parking Garage – 280 6th St. NW

Security Screening Notes: One bag per person; bag size must not exceed 17×26 inches

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Friday, July 28, 2023  |  General Session IV & Closing Remarks

Nearest Metro Stop: Federal Triangle (Orange/Blue/ Silver Lines)

Drop-Off Address: 1400 Constitution Ave NW

Entrance: Located on Madison Dr.

Nearest Parking: Ronald Reagan Building Parking Garage – 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Security Screening Notes: One bag per person; bag size must not exceed 17×26 inches