CJ Workshop Resources



Congressional Justifications Workshop  

Agenda

   ( Zoom Link )

July 13, 2022 

9:15 – 9:45           Welcome and Introduction

9:45 – 10:45         Knowing Your Audience, I: Understanding Congress

10:45 – 11:00       Break

11:00 – 12:00       Knowing Your Audience, II: Understanding the Appropriators

12:00 – 13:00      Lunch

13:00  – 14:00     How to Read Congressional Appropriations Documents      

14:00 – 14:15       Break

14:15  – 15:30      OMB’s Role in the CJs Process

 

July 14, 2022 

9:00 – 10:30       How to Think Like an Appropriator   

Note: Participants break up into groups to review CJs and develop “requests for information” and present

10:30 – 10:45      Break

10:45 – 11:45       Request for Information (RFI) and Reprogramming

11:45 – 12:45       Groups Review CJs Documents and Rewrite CJs Portion

12:45  – 13:45      Lunch

13:45- 15:15        Presentations and Discussion

Note: Groups present their rewritten CJs

15:15  – 15:45      Lessons Learned: The CJs Process and Understanding Staff