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National Board Chair Connie L. Lindsey at US Senate Roundtable

Sept. 2009 - The Senate Democratic Outreach and Steering Committee invited Girl Scouts and other nonprofit leaders to a Roundtable on Social Innovation and National Service on Capitol Hill. Connie promoted the work of the Girl Scouts including a historic focus on community service. The assembled group also discussed challenges faced by nonprofits. Following the Roundtable, Connie met with a few Representatives to discuss opportunities for collaboration, including Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3), Congressman Bobby Rush (IL-1), Congressman Earl Pomeroy (ND – At Large) and noted Civil Rights leader and organizer, Congressman John Lewis (D-GA).

US Senate RoundtableLeft to right: Lynn Cothryn, GSUSA Office of the Chair and CEO, Sharon Pearce and Laurie Westley, GSUSA Washington Office, Congressman Lewis, Board Chair Connie L. Lindsey.