Chavez Schools will host its 5th Annual Public Policy Symposium on June 1st from 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Georgetown University, 3700 O St NW. Three top seniors from Chavez will present public policy research and solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing communities today. Past thesis presentations have examined the U.S. debt crisis, childhood obesity, the school-to-prison pipeline and voter disenfranchisement. David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Academic Excellence for African Americans will deliver the keynote address. A reception and panel discussion will follow the symposium from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, visit